News tagged with iron deficiency

Is 'breast only' for first 6 months best?

Current guidance advising mothers in the UK to exclusively breast feed for the first six months of their baby's life is being questioned by child health experts in the British Medical Journal today.

dateJan 13, 2011 in Health
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Iron deficiency in soil threatens soybean production

An expansion of soybean production into areas where soybean has seldom, if ever, been grown can be problematic for some farmers. Soils having high pH values and large amounts of calcium and/or magnesium carbonate are notoriously ...

dateDec 06, 2010 in Environment
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Polyphenol antioxidants inhibit iron absorption

Health benefits from polyphenol antioxidants -- substances found in many fruits and vegetables -- may come at a cost to some people. Penn State nutritional scientists found that eating certain polyphenols decreased the amount ...

dateAug 23, 2010 in Medical research
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