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JEANNE W. LAWLESS,4 et. al. 1994
“Iron improves appetite and growth in anemic Kenyan Children”
Adaptation in iron absorption: iron supplementation reduces nonheme-iron but not heme-iron absorption from food.
Roughead ZK, Hunt JR.
“Healthy individuals, even those with low iron stores, had reduced nonheme-iron absorption from food in response to iron supplementation.”
Fogelhol et al. 1994
Eur J Clin Nutr 1994; 48: 753-756
“The low-dose organic/inorganic supplement used..had positive effects on iron status in women.. Effects were comparable to high-dose inorganic supplementation.”
Frykman et al 1994
J Lab Clin Med 1994; 123.561-4
Frykman et al:
“The study demonstates that a low-dose iron supplement containing both heme iron and non-heme-iron (Hemofer) has fewer side effects when compared with an equipotent, traditional non-heme iron supplement.”