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Groups at highest risk fisioptologia pregnant women, infants, and school age children. Some condiments, such as salt, fish sauces, and soy sauces can also be fortified with iron. Anemia has severe health consequences in pregnant women, infants, and children.


The epidemiology of global micronutrient deficiencies. Vitamin and Mineral Nutrition Information System. The economics of iron deficiency.

One option to add iron to the diet is the iron fortification the addition of micronutrients to food of staple foods such as wheat flour, maize flour, and rice with iron and other vitamins and minerals. Cochrane Database of Systematic ReviewsIssue 7. It is estimated that about half of the anemia in populations is due to iron deficiency.


Serum or plasma ferritin concentration as an index of iron deficiency and overload.

Thus, targeted or market-driven approaches are often favored Mineral Nutrition Information System. Thus, countries where flour is an ingredient in staple foods, should adhere to WHO recommendations on levels of iron fortification in wheat and maize flour [29].

According to a review on iron fortification of wheat flour, “most current iron fortification programs are likely to be ineffective. Haemoglobin concentrations for the diagnosis of anaemia and assessment of severity. Luis Gabriel Cuervo as a mentor provided guidance and inspiration and reviewed and approved ferropenuca final version. Universal iron fortification of foods: Improved cognitive and academic performance as well as less days of school missed can translate into a better-trained workforce resulting in economic gains.

Food Science and Technology Campinas30 2 Excessive iron consumption or overload can be harmful, potentially leading to iron overload and blood disorders [21]. International Nutritional Anemia Consultative Group. Iron fortification is a cost-effective option: Quality, targeted research is a critical component to addressing iron deficient anemia.

Iron deficiency anemia: Research on iron fortification for efficient, feasible solutions

Am J Clin Nutr. Context Iron deficiency anemia: R10 [31] all activities to improve health should be informed on evidence therefore more effectively strengthening public health and improving health care outcomes.

Both anemia and ferropenicca deficiency have severe economic and health costs. Fortification of rice with vitamins and minerals for addressing micronutrient malnutrition Protocol.


However, iron overload due to extended iron supplement ingestion or fortification of flour is very rare [22][23][24]. An intervention in rural Vietnam measured the effects of iron supplementation and iron fortified milk on the hemoglobin status of pregnant women.

It is critical fisiopatoloia diagnose the cause of iron deficiency for appropriate treatment. The effects of iron deficiency and anemia on mental and motor performance, education achievement, and behavior in children.

PAHO/WHO | Iron deficiency anemia: Research on iron fortification for efficient, feasible solutions

Decrease of negative health effects leads to a reduction of health care costs. Investment in preventing and managing micronutrient malnutrition results in improved health, a reduction in child and maternal mortality, and better earnings with a ‘benefit-to-cost ratio’ of almost 13 to 1 [2].

A review on bioavailability of different iron compounds used in food fortification is available [17]. Cochrane Database of Systematic ReviewsIssue 6. Two COCHRANE reviews are being conducted on the effects of the fortification of maize fisiopatolofia, wheat flour, and rice with iron and other vitamins and minerals for anemia [14][15][16].