New data pulled from the UK Biobank suggests high dietary iron intake increases the risk of irregular heart rhythm, with the link particularly significant for those with genetic variations associated cardiac development and cell signal transduction processes.
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...
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.
A combination of Taiyo’s Sunfiber and IFF’s Bifidobacterium lactis BL-04 may boost iron stores in training female athletes taking low-dose iron supplements, according to a study using the Regular Girl consumer product.
The health issues associated with low levels of iron are many and varied. In this special edition article NutraIngredients looks at the current state of the market and looks at some of the potential solutions to this truly global problem.