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Anaemia - Iron source

Anemia y anemia por déficit de hierro en niños menores de cinco años y su relación con el consumo de hierro en la alimentación. Turbo, Antioquia, Colombia

Objective: to determine the frequency of anemia and iron deficit anemia in relation to the iron content in the alimentation of children from 6 months to five years in Turbo. Methodology and materials: transversal descriptive study of 113 children attending ...

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An in vitro method for estimation of iron availability from meals

An in vitro method for estimating food iron availability is described. The method involves simulated gastrointestinal digestion followed by measurement of soluble, low molecular weight iron. Mixtures of foods (meals) were homogenized and exposed to pepsin at pH 2. Dialysis ...

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Bioavailability of iron in post-distillation slurry of brown sugar shochu (kokuto-moromi vinegar) for iron deficient rat

Kokuto-moromi vinegar (KMV) was prepared by freeze-drying the supernatant that was obtained after the centrifugation of the post-distilled slurry. The bioavailability of iron in the KMV was evaluated in the iron deficient rats. The iron deficient group was fed on ...

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Biofortification of cereals with zinc and iron through fertilization strategy

Zinc (Zn) and iron (Fe) deficiencies are well-documented public health issue and an important soil constraint to crop production. Generally, there is a close geographical overlap between soil deficiency and human deficiency of Zn and Fe, indicating a high requirement ...

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Coffee consumption as a factor in iron deficiency anemia among pregnant women and their infants in Costa Rica

The influence of coffee consumption on hematological and trace element status was studied in two groups ofpregnant, low-income Costa Rican women: coffee drinkers (_ 450 mL/d, n = 22) and coffee nondnnkers (0 mL/d, n = 26). Groups had similar ...

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Effect of a beverage fortified with evaporated sugarcane juice on hemoglobin levels in preschool children

The study objective was to measure the effect of consumption of a beverage mixed with a high iron sweetener (evaporated sugarcane juice known as rapadura) on hemoglobin levels in preschool children, and to compare it with the effect of consuming ...

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El papelón como fuente de hierro en la dieta popular venezolana

The results of the analysis of the iron content of "papelon" (crude sugar) are presented together with those from the corresponding sugar saps and lime samples. A study of the biological utilization of the iron of papelon was made in ...

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Evaporated sugarcane juice as a food fortificant

Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) is the most widespread preventable nutritional problem in the world, despite continuous efforts for its control. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates more than two billion people suffer from this condition worldwide. The prevalence estimate of ...

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Focusing on anaemia. Towards an integrated approach for effective anaemia control

Focusing on anaemia. Towards an integrated approach for effective anaemia control

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Intermittent iron supplementation for improving nutrition and development in children under 12 years of age

Intermittent iron supplementation is efficacious to improve haemoglobin concentrations and reduce the risk of having anaemia or iron deficiency in children younger than 12 years of age when compared with a placebo or no intervention, but it is less effective ...

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Iron absorption from wheat flour - effects of lemonade and chamomile infusion

We measured iron bioavailability of meals based on wheat flour consumed by a vulnerable population in Latin America. Bioavailability of iron (ferrous sulfate) from fortified noodles, noodle soup, noodle soup eaten with lemonade sweetened with panela (unrefined whole cane sugar ...

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Iron biofortification of rice by targeted genetic engineering

Rice plants have been developed that contain six times more iron in polished rice kernels. To accomplish this, two plant genes were transferred into an existing rice variety. In the future, high-iron rice could help to reduce iron deficiency in ...

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Iron deficiency anaemia assessment, prevention and control. A guide for programme managers

This document deals primarily with indicators for monitoring interventions to combat iron deficiency, including iron deficiency anaemia, but it also reviews the current methods of assessing and preventing iron deficiency in the light of recent significant scientific advances. Criteria for ...

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Iron food supplement

Objective: To develop an iron rich supplement with locally available foods and to test its feasibility in school going children (7-9 Years) belonging to low income families. Method: From the upper primary school in Rajendranagar 7-9 year-old children were screened ...

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Isotope-aided studies of the bioavailability of iron from diets and fortified foods to be used in iron fortification programmes in Chile and Ecuador

In selected typical Ecuitorian foods to be used in nutritional intervention programmes, we measured iron bioavailability in humans, with a double isotopic method. The interaction with some accompanied foods or beverages was also studied. Iron bioavailability from wheat flour foods ...

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Jaggery: Iron laden

Jaggery is packed with iron and has many properties that make it a must-have in your diet

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Scientific Opinion on the substantiation of a health claim related to iron and contribution to normal formation of haemoglobin and red blood cells pursuant to Article 14 of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006

Following an application from Specialised Nutrition Europe (formerly IDACE), submitted pursuant to Article 14 of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006 via the Competent Authority of France, the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) was asked to deliver ...

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Scientific Opinion on the substantiation of a health claim related to vitamin C and increasing non-haem iron absorption pursuant to Article 14 of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006

Following an application from Specialised Nutrition Europe (formerly IDACE), submitted for authorisation of a health claim pursuant to Article 14 of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006 via the Competent Authority of France, the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and ...

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Supplementation effect of iron and folic acid capsule with and without Thandai on anaemic adolescent girls

Nutritional problem of adolescent girls are common throughout the country. They encounter a series of serious nutritional challenges not only affecting their growth and development but also their livelihood as adults. Furthermore nutritional status of girls has important implication in ...

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Therapeutic impact of garden cress seeds incorporated ladoo among the selected anaemic adolescent girls (12-15 years)

Adolescents are the important segments of the global population. Their well being and the active participation are the fundamental needs for the development of the society. Nutritional problems of adolescent girls are common throughout the world. Iron deficiency anaemia is ...

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