- Sharply higher rates of iron deficiency in obese Mexican women and children are predicted by obesity-related inflammation rather than by differences in dietary iron intakeAna C Cepeda-Lopez
Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, Netherlands
Am J Clin Nutr 93:975-83. 2011..Obese individuals may be at increased risk of iron deficiency (ID), but it is unclear whether this is due to poor dietary iron intakes or to adiposity-related inflammation...
- In overweight and obese women, dietary iron absorption is reduced and the enhancement of iron absorption by ascorbic acid is one-half that in normal-weight womenAna C Cepeda-Lopez
Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands División de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad de Monterrey UDEM, Monterrey, Mexico and
Am J Clin Nutr 102:1389-97. 2015..Because hepcidin reduces iron efflux from the basolateral enterocyte, it is uncertain whether luminal enhancers of dietary iron absorption such as ascorbic acid can be effective in overweight and obese individuals...