Iron: Nutritional and physiological significance The Report of the British Nutrition Foundation's Task Force

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Iron is a key element in nutrition. It has a central role in energy metabolism of living cells and iron deficiency anaemia is one of the world's most common nutritional deficiency diseases. The Iron Task Force is a committee of acknowledged experts in the field of iron biochemistry and metabolism. The members were invited by the British Nutrition Foundation to review the current state of knowledge of the nutritional and physiological significance of this most important element. Iron: Nutritional and physiological significance is a thorough review of the subject by experts.

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...an important and up to date nutrition text book which should be available on library book shelves and be available for courses in midwifery at certificate, diploma and degree level.. - Modern Midwife.; This is a well written and presented book, dealingwith basic and nutritional aspects of iron in relaiton to health and disease. Everyone working in the field of iron metabolism and nutrition should read the book. It should be present in every medical library. - British Journal of Haematology; ...this is a very comprehensive reference book on an extremely complex and confusing area. It would be especially useful for anyone involved in research into aspects of iron status and metabolismand for students of nutriton and dietetics. - Paediatic and Perinatal Epidemiology; this is a very comprehensive reference book on an extremely complex and confusing area. It would be especially useful for anyone involved in research into aspects of iron status and metabolism and for students of nutrition and dietics - Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology

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Iron is a key element in nutrition. It has a central role in the energy metabolism, and iron-deficiency anaemia is one of the most common nutritional deficiency diseases. The Iron Task Force is a committee of acknowledged experts in the field of iron biochemistry and metabolism. The members were invited by the British Nutrition Foundation to review the current state of knowledge of the nutritional and physiological significance of this most important element. ron. Key topics discussed include: dietary sources and intakes of iron; absorption, metabolic and physiological functions of iron: iron status in health and disease: iron status and requirements of different population sub-groups: the risks of excess iron intakes. The report sets out the conclusions and recommendations for further research. It should be useful reading for food and nutrition scientists, dieticians and those involved in health and nutrition education and policy making.

This book should be of interest to nutritionists, food industry scientists, dieticians, biologists/biochemists, food companies, pharmaceutical industry scientists, lecturers in nutrition departments, lecturers in medical schools (especially paediatrics and haematology), nutrition researchers.

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