Heme-Iron has Better Uptake

Heme-Iron has Better Uptake

July 14, 2016 Posted by Meditec - No Comments

Chang Cai et. al 2014.

Duodenal Absorption and Tissue Utilization of Dietary Heme and Nonheme Iron Differ in Rats

“Differential tissue utilization of heme vs. non-heme iron was evident between erythroid and iron storage tissues, suggesting that Heme-Iron may be exported into the circulation in a form different from that of non-heme iron.”