Bioavailability of Iron and Calcium from Uncommon Leafy Vegetables


Affiliations

  • M.A.U., College of Home Science, Parbhani, Maharashtra, 431402, India

Abstract

In India, iron deficiency anaemia is a significant public health problem. National and regional surveys indicate that the prevalence of anaemia could be 74 per cent in children below three years of age, 81 percent in expectant mothers and 51.5 per cent among adolescent girls.

Subject Discipline

Food Science and Technology

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