Impact of Infant Growth and Physiology on Heavy Metal Toxicity

  • K. E. Bergmann
  • R. L. Bergmann


Many aspects of heavy metal tolerance differ in an infant as compared to an adult. As far as absorption, retention, distribution, interactions with other nutrients or toxic effects are concerned, the specific influences of age have been discovered and evaluated by other contributors to this volume who present their view more competently than this presentation by pediatric nutritionists could possibly do it.


Heavy Metal Adult Level Heavy Metal Tolerance Hair Zinc Lead Intake 
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  • R. L. Bergmann

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