Zinc, Iron and Copper Interactions in Humans, Rats and Chicks
The effect of iron on zinc metabolism is of interest because iron supplements and foods highly fortified with iron are used so frequently. However, in practical situations we think that supplemental zinc is more apt to affect iron metabolism, than vice versa. We base this comment on data collected in studies conducted with humans, rats and chicks.
KeywordsIron Intake Supplemental Zinc Excess Iron Apparent Absorption Zinc Metabolism
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