Low iron formulas-why?

Mack, David
December 2003
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Dec2003, Vol. 98 Issue 12, p2591
Academic Journal
Reports on the availability of low iron infant formula in North America, which when used, puts infants at risk of developing iron deficiency anemia and the consequence of developmental and cognitive deficits. Studies that have dispelled the myth of increased prevalence of gastrointestinal symptomatology for infants on iron-fortified infant formulas; Suggestion that iron-fortified formula use leads to increased Escherichia coli intestinal colonization.


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