Food insecurity is associated with iron deficiency anemia in US adolescents.

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BACKGROUND Food insecurity, a condition of low or very low food security, is associated with decreased nutrient intake and poor health, which can lead to nutrient deficiency in children, including iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to formally investigate the current relation of iron status and food… (More)
DOI: 10.3945/ajcn.2009.27886

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@article{EicherMiller2009FoodII, title={Food insecurity is associated with iron deficiency anemia in US adolescents.}, author={Heather A. Eicher-Miller and April C Mason and Connie Weaver and George P. McCabe and Carol Jo Boushey}, journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition}, year={2009}, volume={90 5}, pages={1358-71} }