Category Archives: Iron

The Truth About Vegan Diets

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Red Meat Versus Plants For Iron

Red Meat Versus Plants For Iron

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Iron In Mood Disorders

Iron is an essential element required for neurotransmitter synthesis and cell function. Iron is important in the oxygenation of cells , and plays role in oxygenation of the brain, enzymes and neurotransmitters. Proper iron status is therefore pivotal to correct … Continue reading

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Iron Status and Mood

Mood disorders are highly complex and in many cases it is not clear what the cause of the disturbance is. However, in many cases the causes of mood disorders can relate to imbalances in the intake of essential nutrients. Iron … Continue reading

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More On Iron and Mood

Iron is an essential trace mineral required for a number of functions. Most notably, iron is involved in the transport of oxygen and the synthesis of neurotransmitters. These two functions suggest that a deficiency of iron could affect energy levels … Continue reading

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Iron Supplements Decrease Anxiety

Iron is an essential mineral required for oxygen transport and neurotransmitter formation. A number of physiological conditions are associated with iron deficiency, including changes to cognition and mood. Research studies have investigated the mental and physical effects of iron supplementation … Continue reading

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Iron Deficiency and Mood

Iron deficiency results in anaemia, because red blood cells require iron to carry oxygen. Poor iron status can therefore have wide ranging effects on physiology as all cellular processes ultimately rely on oxygen. Iron is also needed as a cofactor … Continue reading

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Iron Intake Vs Iron Absorption: Vegetarian Diets

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Vegetarian Diets and Iron Status

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Minerals That Affect the NMDA Receptor

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