Insufficient amounts of iron in the body may lead to psychosocial health consequences such as depression among women of reproductive age (WRA), according to research published in the Journal of Nutrition.
A new systematic review and meta-analysis conducted by supplement manufacturer Balchem concludes ferrous bisglycinate supplementation in pregnant women results in improved haemoglobin status and a 64% lower rate of side effects compared to other iron...
One in three children aged six to 36 months old is at risk of anaemia, according to a new study from Malaysia. In our latest Nutrachampion podcast, a prominent paediatric endocrinologist who led the study discusses the prevalence of anaemia in young children...
Significant differences were noted in the intestinal bacterial populations of iron-deficient anaemic (IDA) women compared with healthy controls, with Faecalibacterium species displaying the greatest reductions, a new metabolomics study finds.
Supplementation with Lactiplantibacillus plantarum 299v may improve iron levels in healthy pregnant women and help to prevent iron deficiency for this important group, according to a new study from Sweden.
New York State-based Fortitech announced its Asia Pacific
operations have secured a manufacture and supply contract for iron
premix with the Pakistan Ministry of Health's National Wheat Flour
Wyeth Consumer Healthcare has reformulated Materna, the prenatal
vitamin it sells in Canada, in the light of recent research
suggesting that an extremely high iron content in prenatal vitamins
can cause gastrointestinal problems.
Iron-deficient women who take supplements of the nutrient to remedy
the impact on their physical performance could be wasting their
time, suggests a new study. But for those not yet anemic but
deficient of iron in body tissues, supplements...
Anaemic adults and children cost developing countries billions of
dollars in lost productivity, according to a recent study. The
authors report that on average, a country loses 0.6 per cent of its
GDP due to physical productivity...
Some soybean varieties may be able to improve the nutritional
levels of women who are marginally iron deficient, suggest US
researchers who have been studying iron bioavailability in
different varieties of the seed.