The effectiveness of weekly iron supplementation regimen in improving the iron status of Chinese children and pregnant women.

@article{Liu1996TheEO,
  title={The effectiveness of weekly iron supplementation regimen in improving the iron status of Chinese children and pregnant women.},
  author={Xiao-hua Liu and Peter Y Liu},
  journal={Biomedical and environmental sciences : BES},
  year={1996},
  volume={9 2-3},
  pages={
          341-7
        }
}
It is evident that intermittent iron supplementation is better than daily supplementation in two aspects: iron absorption is more efficient and has insignificant side effects in contrast to the daily dose. The significantly higher daily iron loss observed in the daily iron supplemented groups rats also suggests alterations in total body iron metabolism… CONTINUE READING