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Dietary Iron Summary

Description: Iron or iron compounds used in foods or as food. Dietary iron is important in oxygen transport and the synthesis of the iron-porphyrin proteins hemoglobin, myoglobin, cytochromes, and cytochrome oxidase. Insufficient amounts of dietary iron can lead to iron-deficiency anemia.

Also Known As: Iron, Dietary

Networked: 414 relevant articles (12 outcomes, 41 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Dietary Iron is Relevant

  1. Anemia : 2 outcomes 5 studies in 56 results
  2. Iron Overload : 1 outcome 5 studies in 58 results
  3. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 28 results
  4. Inflammation : 1 outcome 2 studies in 14 results
  5. Insulin Resistance : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results
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Drugs Related to Dietary Iron

  1. Iron
  2. hepcidin
  3. Zinc
  4. Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)
  5. Phenobarbital (Luminal)
  6. Coffee
  7. 2,4-dinitrofluorobenzene sulfonic acid
  8. Ferritins (Ferritin)
  9. Heme (Haem)
  10. Transferrin (beta 2 Transferrin)
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Therapies Related to Dietary Iron

  1. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
  2. Blood Transfusion (Blood Transfusions)
  3. Injections
  4. Bariatric Surgery
  5. Vegetarian Diet (Vegetarianism)
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