Haematological response to haem iron or ferrous sulphate mixed with refried black beans in moderately anaemic Guatemalan pre-school children.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE Combating iron deficiency in toddlers with iron-fortified food has proved difficult in countries with phytate-rich diets. For this purpose, a new haem iron preparation was developed. The study compared changes in iron status after administration of refried beans with beans fortified with a haem iron preparation or ferrous sulphate (FeSO4… (More)

Topics

4 Figures and Tables

Cite this paper

@article{Schmann2005HaematologicalRT, title={Haematological response to haem iron or ferrous sulphate mixed with refried black beans in moderately anaemic Guatemalan pre-school children.}, author={Klaus Sch{\"{u}mann and M-E Romero-Abal and Anja M{\"a}urer and Tara Luck and John L. Beard and Laura E. Murray-Kolb and Jes{\'u}s Bulux and Irene Mena and N W Solomons}, journal={Public health nutrition}, year={2005}, volume={8 6}, pages={572-81} }