Iron deficiency, cognition, mental health and fatigue in women of childbearing age: a systematic review

@inproceedings{Greig2013IronDC,
  title={Iron deficiency, cognition, mental health and fatigue in women of
childbearing age: a systematic review},
  author={Alecia J. Greig and Amanda J Patterson and Clare E Collins and Kerry A Chalmers},
  booktitle={Journal of nutritional science},
  year={2013}
}
It is known that Fe deficiency has a negative impact on cognitive function in children by altering brain energy metabolism and neurotransmitter function. It is unclear whether Fe deficiency has detrimental effects on cognition, mental health and fatigue in women of childbearing age. Our aim was to systematically review the literature to determine whether Fe deficiency in women of childbearing age affects cognition, mental health and fatigue, and whether a change in Fe status results in… CONTINUE READING
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