Enhancing the absorption of fortification iron. A SUSTAIN Task Force report.

@article{Hurrell2004EnhancingTA,
  title={Enhancing the absorption of fortification iron. A SUSTAIN Task Force report.},
  author={Richard F Hurrell and Sean Lynch and Thomas Bothwell and H{\'e}ctor Cori and Ray Glahn and Eva D Hertrampf and Zdenek Kratky and Dennis M. Miller and Mario Rodenstein and Hugo Streekstra and Birgit Teucher and Elizabeth Kristine Turner and Chi Kong Yeung and Michael Zimmermann},
  journal={International journal for vitamin and nutrition research. Internationale Zeitschrift fur Vitamin- und Ernahrungsforschung. Journal international de vitaminologie et de nutrition},
  year={2004},
  volume={74 6},
  pages={
          387-401
        }
}
Iron deficiency remains a major global health problem affecting an estimated 2 billion people. The World Health Organization ranked it as the seventh most important preventable risk for disease, disability, and death in 2002. Since an important factor in its causation is the poor bioavailability of iron in the cereal-based diets of many developing countries, SUSTAIN set up a Task Force, consisting of nutritional, medical, industry, and government experts to consider strategies for enhancing the… CONTINUE READING

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