Importance/ Role of Iron in the diet and its deficiency disorders

Iron is a mineral essential for life. It is present in every living cell and is necessary for the production of hemoglobin (primary component of red blood cells), myoglobin (major protein of muscle cells), and certain enzymes. About two-thirds of the bodily iron is found in hemoglobin. Other health benefits of iron are iron deficiency … Read moreImportance/ Role of Iron in the diet and its deficiency disorders