Published in Women's Health Weekly, June 9th, 1997
In some of the first studies to look at iron-depleted women who are not anemic, who comprise about 16 percent of women in the U.S. and 40 to 80 percent of women in developing countries, Cornell nutritionists have determined that work capacity and physical performance are significantly impaired compared with women with normal iron levels. Worse, women usually are unaware of their iron depletion, and physically active women and vegetarians are at...
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