Published in Women's Health Weekly, February 3rd, 2005
"The question of whether iron deficiency has direct adverse effects on vertebral trabecular bone and long bones was answered by this study," D.M. Medeiros and colleagues stated.
"Four groups of female weanling rats were fed for 5 weeks diets that were 1) control; 2) calcium restricted, 1.0 g Ca/kg diet; 3) iron deficient, <8 mg Fe/kg diet; or 4) control, pair-fed to the iron-deficient group," according to the study report.
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