Iron requirements

  title={Iron requirements},
  author={Leif Hallberg},
  journal={Biological Trace Element Research},
Absorbed iron (Fe) requirements are partly recalculated based on new figures for Fe requirements in menstruating women. The new higher figures were obtained by including in the calculation of the total requirements the effect of variations in hemoglobin concentration, which influences the variation in menstrual Fe losses and the variation in basal Fe losses… CONTINUE READING