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  • powders
  • The bioavailabilities of metallic iron powders are closely related to particle size and solubility (Björn-Rasmussen et al. (nap.edu)
  • 1977). Metallic iron powders of extremely small particle size are readily soluble in dilute acid (Björn-Rasmussen et al. (nap.edu)
  • essential mineral
  • Iron is an essential mineral, playing a pivotal role in the human body by facilitating the transportation of oxygen, energy production and promoting the normal function of the body's immune system. (nelsonsnaturalworld.com)
  • Iron is an essential mineral for human health. (flinnsci.com)
  • oxygen
  • Second is the broad recognition that the 'corrosive chemistry' associated with iron and oxygen interactions is a major factor in a multitude of human diseases. (preventdisease.com)
  • In the presence of oxygen, water-soluble forms of iron react with various components of food to produce oxidative rancidity. (nap.edu)
  • Such forms of iron can be used to fortify foods that can be packaged to limit prolonged contact with oxygen (e.g., infant formulas). (nap.edu)
  • If you do not have enough iron, there is insufficient haemoglobin to take oxygen to the tissues of your body. (studenthealth.co.uk)
  • incidence
  • The renal tumor incidence and number of tumor nodules in hamsters treated with estradiol plus a diet enriched with iron (384 p.p.m. (oup.com)
  • Tumor incidence and number of tumor nodules in estradiol-treated hamsters on the iron-deficient diet were not different from those of animals on a normal rodent chow. (oup.com)
  • high
  • Rats were fed a control, high-fat (HF), high-fat high-iron (HFHI) and high-iron (HI) diet for 30 weeks. (mdpi.com)
  • No tumors were detected in hamsters treated only with the low or high iron diets. (oup.com)
  • Total serum iron was significantly increased in animals treated with the high iron diet plus estradiol compared with the low iron diet plus estradiol group and the high and low iron controls. (oup.com)
  • HealthAliciousNess lists specific foods that contain high amounts of iron. (reference.com)
  • Squash and pumpkin seeds are other foods high in iron. (reference.com)
  • Beans such as lentils and white beans have a high-iron content. (reference.com)
  • Sweets such as dark chocolate and cocoa powder make the list of foods which are high in iron. (reference.com)
  • The following foods are high in iron (foods marked with an asterisk are particularly high in iron. (studenthealth.co.uk)
  • One very significant result was that low serum ferritin was found to be a predictor of high serum estimated iron absorption (SEIA). (usu.edu)
  • Preparing beer in iron pots or drums results in high iron content. (wikipedia.org)
  • In electronics, carbonyl iron is used to manufacture magnetic cores for high-frequency coils, and in production of some ferrites. (wikipedia.org)
  • Powdered cores made of carbonyl iron have high stability of parameters across a wide range of temperatures and magnetic flux levels, with excellent Q factors between 50 kHz and 200 MHz. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the study area, tube well water has high concentrations of arsenic and manganese ions, which act as complexing agents in the presence of iron. (wikipedia.org)
  • body's
  • Diabetes: The pancreas which also stores iron is very important in the body's mechanisms for sugar metabolism. (wikipedia.org)
  • diet
  • Eating an iron-rich diet is the best way to maintain sufficient iron levels. (nelsonsnaturalworld.com)
  • However, there are times when the body has an increased demand for iron or when a person's diet is not able to provide them with all the iron they need. (nelsonsnaturalworld.com)
  • Thirty-two pigs (6-wk old) were individually housed and fed a corn-soybean meal based diet (BD) without supplemental inorganic iron, or the BD plus 4% of Synergy 1, HP, or P95 for 5 wk. (www.gov.uk)
  • Total 630 grass carp (242.32 ± 0.58 g) were fed diets containing graded levels of iron at 12.15 (basal diet), 35.38, 63.47, 86.43, 111.09, 136.37 mg/kg (diets 2-6 were added with ferrous fumarate) and 73.50 mg/kg (diet 7 was added with ferrous sulfate) diet for 60 days. (ovid.com)
  • You can help to prevent anaemia by ensuring that you eat an iron rich diet. (studenthealth.co.uk)
  • In babies and adolescents, rapid growth may outpace dietary intake of iron and result in deficiency in the absence of disease or a grossly abnormal diet. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1861, John Ordronaux's "Hints on the Preservation of Health in the Armies" was published containing the first known dietary guidelines for soldiers, identifying priorities of an effective military diet. (wikipedia.org)
  • metabolism
  • A four-year study on iron metabolism within cells, an essential process that impacts both iron deficiency and iron toxicity, conditions responsible for a multitude of human diseases, is underway at the University at Buffalo funded by a $1.16 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). (preventdisease.com)
  • Kosman proposes that a general mechanism of cellular iron metabolism requires that iron-handling proteins involved in sequential steps in the pathway must be 'architecturally arranged' contiguously in the cell's membranes, at the interfaces between membranes and soluble compartments or within soluble compartments. (preventdisease.com)
  • These three components of cellular iron metabolism are relatively under-investigated,' said Kosman, 'yet they represent the essence of cell iron metabolism in all organisms. (preventdisease.com)
  • Understanding the intermediary metabolism of iron is one of the primary objectives of a program announcement from NIH titled 'Metals In Medicine,' he noted. (preventdisease.com)
  • The dietary focus on chemical elements derives from an interest in supporting the biochemical reactions of metabolism with the required elemental components. (wikipedia.org)
  • Much of what is known about hephaestin comes from studying heritable mutants of murine iron metabolism. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hepcidin is a regulator of iron metabolism. (wikipedia.org)
  • serum ferritin
  • Similarly, low serum ferritin levels were also highly correlated to iron absorption when radioiron methods were used. (usu.edu)
  • In Experiment I, college-aged women (n=11) with low serum ferritin levels (average 11 ng/ml) participated in four serum iron trials in which four iron sources were used as iron dosages. (usu.edu)
  • deposition
  • Pigment changes: Bronze or grey coloration of the skin is caused primarily by increased melanin deposition, with iron deposition playing a lesser role. (wikipedia.org)
  • significantly
  • In Experiment I, the ferrous sulfate (40%) and ground beef treatments (46%) had the highest serum estimated iron absorption (SEIA) and the cereal/ground beef (5%) and cereal treatments (3%) had significantly less. (usu.edu)
  • minerals
  • Larger organisms may also consume soil (geophagia) or use mineral resources, such as salt licks, to obtain limited minerals unavailable through other dietary sources. (wikipedia.org)
  • levels
  • Comparisons were made between the results obtained using this serum iron absorption data and other radioiron absorption data for similar iron sources, and the results were quite similar to iron absorption levels reported in the literature. (usu.edu)
  • The trial conducted from September 2008 to February 2009 increased blood iron levels in individuals for at least three months, but continued use was found to have negligible long-term effects on blood iron levels. (wikipedia.org)
  • magnetic
  • In 1934, BASF was also involved in the development of the very first magnetic tapes used by the AEG Magnetophon tape recorder: carbonyl iron became the first magnetic recording oxide (although quickly replaced in 1936 by iron oxide). (wikipedia.org)
  • ionic
  • and 3) the utilization of this ionic iron for the activation of essential iron-containing enzymes. (preventdisease.com)
  • At ordinary ambient temperatures, it is a white ionic solid consisting or iron(II) cations Fe2+ and carbonate anions CO2− 3. (wikipedia.org)