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Food Fortification to Combat Iron Deficiency Anaemia

Shruti, Pandey and Vasudeva, Singh (2013) Food Fortification to Combat Iron Deficiency Anaemia. International Journal of Advanced Nutritional and Health Science, 1 (1). pp. 39-47.

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Abstract

Among the various blood disorder anemia is a widespread health problem associated with an increased risk of morbidity and mortality, especially in pregnant women and young children. The major causes for anemia are both nutritional (vitamin and mineral deficiencies) and non-nutritional (infection and hemoglobinopathies). In particular, the major factors that contribute to the onset of anemia are iron deficiency and malaria. The present review focuses on the various intervention programmers for eradicating iron deficiency anaemia.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Iron Deficiency Anemia, Iron Fortification, Elemental Iron, Hemoglobin
Subjects: 600 Technology > 01 Medical sciences > 13 Nutrition-Human
Divisions: Grain Science and Technology
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2016 12:20
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2016 12:20
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/12330

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