Iron and Your Health: Facts and Fallacies, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Iron and Your Health

Facts and Fallacies, 1st Edition

By Thomas F. Emery

CRC Press

128 pages

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Hardback: 9780849367632
pub: 1991-05-21
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Description

This book examines health problems ranging from heart attacks to cancer that may be associated with excess dietary iron. Much of the material is quite controversial and challenges current dogma practiced by physicians and nutritionists. The book relays important, although little know facts about iron metabolism and encourages its readers to carefully examine their beliefs concerning the benefits of routine dietary iron supplementation. Topics include iron overload, iron and infection, iron and milk, folkloric iron, and heart attacks and cancer.

Table of Contents

Iron and Life. Iron Overload. Siderophores. Iron and Infection. Iron and Milk. The Gallium Connection. Folkloric Iron. Banana Babies. How Does Your Garden Grow? Heart Attacks and Cancer. Homeopathy and RDAs. Perspectives. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED060000
MEDICAL / Nutrition
TEC012000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Food Science