Influence of enrichment with vitamins and minerals on the bioavailability of iron in cows' milk.


Iron is an essential element for humans and physiological needs are determined by obligatory loss, growth, menstruation and pregnancy. Although iron metabolism occurs in a ‘closed circuit ’, physiological losses occur and they must be made good. Three factors are important in the study of iron needs: the total amount of iron in the diet; the nature of the… (More)


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