nonheme


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nonheme

/non·heme/ (non´hēm) not bound within a porphyrin ring; said of iron so contained within a protein.
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Heme iron is absorbed at a much greater rate in comparison to nonheme iron (37 percent vs.
Nonheme iron requires gastric acid for conversion to the ferrous form for absorption.
Two types of iron are in foods: heme, found in animal foods (like red meat, poultry and fish) that originally contained hemoglobin; and nonheme, found in plant foods such as beans and lentils.
nonheme iron, which can significantly affect its absorption and can inhibit bioavailable zinc absorption.
As noted in the chart, combine plant nonheme iron sources, such as lentils and green leafy vegetables, with foods that are high in vitamin C, such as orange juice.
These in vivo MR results were correlated with previously published postmortem data on age-related increases of nonheme iron levels.
7) In both studies, nonheme iron in the diet wasn't linked to a higher risk of diabetes.
Vitamin A and B-carotene can improve nonheme iron absorption from rice, wheat and corn by humans.
Relationship of serum ferritin and iron concentrations and serum total iron-binding capacity to nonheme iron stores in dogs.