From orange juice, to tea and coffee, to alcohol — different drinks can have different effects on iron absorption. This is worth thinking about if your iron levels are low.
In some communities, over a quarter of the children were misclassified as iron replete whereas they were iron deficient.
Iron deficiency anaemia is an under-recognised condition, but one that can have serious health consequences.
Iron deficiency affects more than one in ten Australian women before they reach menopause. Better dietary choices can be part of the solution.