Iron Bioavailability of High Surface Area Ferric Phosphate

2018-09-12 01:58:13 | BioPortfolio


The primary objective of this study is to compare iron absorption of high surface area ferric phosphate with that of ferrous sulfate and bulk ferric phosphate in a rice-based meal in non-pregnant women.

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FeSO4 fortified rice test meal, FePO4 fortified rice test meal, HiFePO4 1 fortified rice test meal, HiFePO4 2 fortified rice test meal


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Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

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