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- Hulthen, Lena, et al. Show all 13 Authors
- International journal for vitamin and nutrition research 2007 v.77 no.2 pp. 107
- World Health Organization; bioavailability; carbon monoxide; chemical reduction; digestion; ferrous sulfate; food fortification; fortified foods; hemoglobin; humans; hydrogen; in vitro digestion; intestinal mucosa; iron; nutrient uptake; particle size distribution; powders; prediction; rats; repletion; scanning electron microscopy; screening; snacks; staple foods; surface area; volunteers; women
- ... Elemental iron powders are widely used to fortify staple foods. Experimental evidence indicates that there is considerable variation in the bioavailability of different products. For some powders, it may be too low to permit a significant impact on iron status. This study was designed to evaluate possible approaches to screening commercial iron powders for predicted bioavailability, to identify pr ...