nonheme iron

nonheme iron

[non′hēm]
one of two forms of dietary iron. It is less efficiently absorbed than heme iron. All plant food sources and 60% of animal food sources contain nonheme iron.
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Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) helps nonheme iron to be absorbed, but must be taken with an iron source to be effective.
Gestational diabetes mellitus in relation to maternal dietary heme iron and nonheme iron intake.
Adequate intake of iron supplements and sources of nonheme iron (i.
The study found that heme iron consumption increased the risk for coronary heart disease by 57 percent, while no association was found between nonheme iron, which is in plant and other non-meat sources, and coronary heart disease.
Globus pallidusEquationWhere y is the nonheme iron in parts per billion (ppb) and x is the subject's age in years.
longissimus dorsi, but had no significant effects in nonheme iron contents between the treatments.
Nonheme iron requires gastric acid for conversion to the ferrous form for absorption.
1 7 roasted Nonheme Iron Sources Serving Iron (mg) %DV Ready-to-eat cereal, 3/4 C 18.
nonheme iron, which can significantly affect its absorption and can inhibit bioavailable zinc absorption.