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Vol. 11, Special Issue 6 (2022)

Survey on dietary habit, consumption of iron rich food and awareness in females

Author(s):
Shruti Singhdeo, Jaspreet Kaur, Jyoti Singh and Anjan Borah
Abstract:
10 Micronutrients are essential part of our life as they perform vital functions in the body. Iron is one of micronutrients which involved in major functions like gastrointestinal processes, immune system, regulation of body temperature, a component of heme in hemoglobin (the protein which is responsible for carrying oxygen throughout the body). Iron deficiency anaemia (IDA) is a major issue worldwide including Asian countries like India. Consumption of iron rich diet helps in preventing IDA and data collected for 25 female showed that females consuming iron rich diet on regular basis or either consuming any supplement for iron are having less chances of being anemic in comparison with females who have less or no consumption of iron rich diet or supplement. Additionally 11 of 25 females consuming vitamin C rich diet are having less chances to be anemic in comparison to others
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How to cite this article:
Shruti Singhdeo, Jaspreet Kaur, Jyoti Singh and Anjan Borah. Survey on dietary habit, consumption of iron rich food and awareness in females. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(6S): 944-947.

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