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  • uptake
  • Identification of a ferrireductase required for efficient transferrin-dependent iron uptake in erythroid cells. (wikipathways.org)
  • sufficient
  • [ 1 ] Iron equilibrium in the body normally is regulated carefully to ensure that sufficient iron is absorbed in order to compensate for body losses of iron (see the image below). (medscape.com)
  • diet
  • The most recent National Diet and Nutrition Survey analysed dietary intakes from 1,700 UK adults aged 19-64. (pulsetoday.co.uk)
  • People eating a standard Western diet receive about one-quarter to one-third of their dietary vitamin B2 from milk and other dairy products. (whfoods.com)
  • Having said this, it's also true that iron deficiency is one of the most common nutrient deficiencies in Western cultures, primarily due to poor diet among those living at poverty levels. (virginiahopkinstestkits.com)
  • adults
  • Excess iron can result from a genetic hemochromatosis abnormality, which occurs in approximately 4 percent of adults, albeit to varying levels of risk. (virginiahopkinstestkits.com)
  • excess
  • Now we know that excess iron can be very harmful, and that very few people should supplement it: women who are pregnant may need it, and perimenopausal women who are bleeding heavily month after month may become anemic and need it. (virginiahopkinstestkits.com)
  • What is it about iron that makes it so essential to health, and yet dangerous in excess? (virginiahopkinstestkits.com)
  • role
  • The bifunctional iron-responsive element binding protein/cytosolic aconitase: the role of active-site residues in ligand binding and regulation. (wikipathways.org)
  • extract
  • Management of experimental hypochlorhydria with iron deficiency by the composite extract of Fumaria vaillantii L. and Benincasa hispida T. in rat. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Thus, hypochlorhydria causes iron deficiency in rat and it was prevented significantly by the extract treatment at the ratio of 1:1 of the said plant and fruit. (biomedsearch.com)