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- Bouhouch, Raschida R; El-Fadeli, Sana; Andersson, Maria; Aboussad, Abdelmounaim; Chabaa, Laila; Zeder, Christophe; Kippler, Maria; Baumgartner, Jeannine; Sedki, Azzedine; Zimmermann, Michael B
- TheAmerican journal of clinical nutrition 2016 v.104 no.5 pp. 1318-1326
- food fortification, etc ; EDTA (chelating agent); biscuits; blood; children; cognition; data analysis; ferrous sulfate; geometry; iron; lead; learning; neurotoxins; nutrient deficiencies; nutritional status; placebos; randomized clinical trials; sodium; wheat flour; Show all 19 Subjects
- ... Background: Lead is a common neurotoxicant and its absorption may be increased in iron deficiency (ID). Thus, iron fortification to prevent ID in populations is a promising lead mitigation strategy. Two common fortificants are ferrous sulfate (FeSO₄) and ferric sodium EDTA (NaFeEDTA). EDTA can chelate iron and lead. Objectives: Our study objective was to determine the effects of iron and EDTA, alo ...