Iron deficiency affects one in five of the world's population and is more prevalent in pregnant women, say researchers.
Iron deficiency is one condition that is said to result in quite unpleasant symptoms. Such symptoms may affect your day-to-day life as well.
Foods for Iron Deficiency: The WHO has come up with a number of dietary tips and food recommendations to combat the global problem of iron deficiency.
Scientists have found that iron deficiency anaemia may increase the risk of hearing loss, a finding that may open new possibilities for early identification and appropriate treatment of the condition.
It you feel tired and drained of energy all the time, don't just blame it on stress but check your haemoglobin level. Iron deficiency can lead to various changes in our body.
Fruits and Vegetables High in Iron: Experts around the world often suggest good amount of iron-rich foods in our daily diet to keep up a healthy lifestyle.
Iron makes for an essential mineral for each and every human being; however, it is most required by women.
The percentage of anaemic children has not improved in the last 30 years despite the government running National Anaemia Prophylaxis Programme to give iron folic acid tablets to children.
Pregnant women who are particularly vulnerable to iron deficiency, may also be at risk if iron is found in excess in their bodies. They are likely to develop gestational diabetes, a study has found.
According to National Family Health Survey (2005-06), about 53 per cent of girls in India suffer from anemia, a condition that affects 30 per cent of boys between the ages of 15 to 19.