Accession Number : ADA119436

Title :   The Effects of Cereals and Legumes on Iron Availability.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Aug 81-Aug 82,


Personal Author(s) : Bothwell,Thomas H ; Clydesdale,Fergus M ; Cook,James D ; Dallman,Peter R ; Hallberg,Leif

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Report Date : Jun 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 56

Abstract : At the invitation of the INACG Secretariat, a task force of specialists from various fields met with representatives of the federal government, academia and industry to review recent research findings on the effects of cereals and legumes on iron availability. The report deals almost exclusively with human studies as it has been difficult to make extrapolations from iron absorption experiments in animals to man. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Nutrition , *Cereals , *Beans , *Iron , *Anemias , Nutrients , Minerals , Nutrient analysis , Diet , Food consumption , Meals , Absorption , Tracer studies , Blood chemistry , Humans , Animals

Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology
      Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE