Clinical safety of iron-fortified formulas

Singhal, Atul, Morley, Ruth, Abbott, Rebecca, Fairweather-Tait, Susan, Stephenson, Terence and Lucas, Alan (2000) Clinical safety of iron-fortified formulas. Pediatrics, 105 (3). E38. ISSN 0031-4005

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Iron-fortified formulas are recommended throughout infancy and are frequently used beyond, yet safety aspects have been inadequately studied. Iron could theoretically increase pro-oxidant stress, with potential adverse effects, including infection risk, and some clinicians suspect that iron-fortified formulas induce gastrointestinal disturbance.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: animals,constipation,diarrhea,female,ferritins,food, fortified,humans,infant,infant food,iron,male,milk
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 29 Jul 2014 12:28
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 23:11
DOI: 10.1542/peds.105.3.e38

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