Zinc, copper and magnesium absorption from a fibre-rich diet.

Zinc, copper and magnesium absorption and retention from a high-fibre and high-phytate diet of conventional foods were investigated in 8 healthy subjects. Fractional absorption of the three minerals was estimated from fecal monitoring of zinc, copper and magnesium stable isotopes added to one day's diet. In addition, apparent absorption, retention and… CONTINUE READING