Effect of calcium supplementation on daily nonheme-iron absorption and long-term iron status

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Abstract

The short-term effect of calcium supplements (1200 mg Ca/d) on daily nonheme-iron absorption was measured in 14 healthy adult volunteers by using stable isotope extrinsic labeling and fecal monitoring techniques. Mean (+/- SEM) nonheme-iron absorption from a low-calcium (
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)96-102
Number of pages7
JournalAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Volume68
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1998

Keywords

  • Absorption
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Calcium Carbonate
  • Diet
  • Dietary Supplements
  • Female
  • Ferritins
  • Hematocrit
  • Hemoglobins
  • Humans
  • Iron
  • Male
  • Middle Aged

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