Blood loss is a stronger predictor of iron status in men than C282Y heterozygosity or diet

Anne-Louise M. Heath, Mark A. Roe, Sarah L. Oyston, Andrew R. Gray, Sheila M. Williams, Susan J. Fairweather-Tait

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To determine the relative importance of HFE gene, diet, lifestyle, and blood loss characteristics for predicting iron status in a sample of men aged 40 years or over.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)158-167
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of the American College of Nutrition
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2008


  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Blood Donors
  • Body Mass Index
  • Diet
  • Ferritins
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
  • Genotype
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Heterozygote
  • Histocompatibility Antigens Class I
  • Humans
  • Iron
  • Iron Overload
  • Iron, Dietary
  • Life Style
  • Linear Models
  • Male
  • Membrane Proteins
  • Middle Aged
  • Mutation
  • Nutritional Status
  • Receptors, Transferrin
  • Transferrin

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