Effect of iron intake on iron status: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Amelie Casgrain, Rachel Collings, Linda J. Harvey, Lee Hooper, Susan J. Fairweather-Tait

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The response of status biomarkers to an increase in iron supply depends on several physiologic and environmental factors, which make it difficult to predict the outcome of an intervention.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)768-780
Number of pages13
JournalAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2012


  • Anemia, Iron-Deficiency
  • Biological Markers
  • Dietary Supplements
  • Female
  • Food, Fortified
  • Humans
  • Iron, Dietary
  • Male
  • Nutritional Status
  • Postmenopause
  • Premenopause
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
  • Sex Characteristics

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