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- Lung'aho, Mercy G., et al. Show all 2 Author
- bioavailability; cassava; complementary foods; developing countries; diet; ferritin; human cell lines; humans; in vitro digestion; in vitro studies; infants; intestines; iron; iron deficiency anemia; models; nutrient deficiencies; recipes
- ... Iron-deficiency anemia is by far the most widespread micronutrient deficiency disease in the world, affecting more than 2 billion people. Although there are multiple causes of anemia, its high prevalence among children—especially in developing countries such as Kenya—is attributed to an inadequate intake of dietary iron. The main objective of this study was to assess the amount of bioavailable iro ...