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Meeting the iron needs of young children

Apr 5, 2019, 15:14 PM
Iron is hard to metabolize due to its poor solubility. It can have adverse health effects unless its levels in the body are maintained between adequate thresholds. Insufficient iron leads to anemia, while excessive iron causes oxidative damage in the body.
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Iron is hard to metabolize due to its poor solubility. It can have adverse health effects unless its levels in the body are maintained between adequate thresholds.

Insufficient iron leads to anemia, while excessive iron causes oxidative damage in the body.
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