Further Reading

ACC/SCN (2001) Preventing and treating anaemia. In: Allen LH and Gillespie SR (eds.) What Works? A Review of the Efficacy and Effectiveness of Nutrition Interventions. Geneva: ACC/ SCN in collaboration with the Asian Development Bank, Manila.

Anonymous (2001) Supplement II: Iron deficiency anemia: Reexamining the nature and magnitude of the public health problem. Journal of Nutrition 131: 563S-703S.

Anonymous (2002) Supplement: Forging effective strategies to combat iron deficiency. Journal of Nutrition 132: 789S-882S.

Bothwell TH, Charlton RW, Cook JD, and Finch CA (1979) Iron Metabolism in Man. Oxford: Blackwell Scientific.

Cook JD, Skikne BS, and Baynes RD (1994) Iron deficiency: The global perspective. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 356: 219-228.

Eisenstein RS and Ross KL (2003) Novel roles for iron regulatory proteins in the adaptive response to iron deficiency. Journal of Nutrition 133: 1510S-1516S.

Fairbanks VP (1999) Iron in medicine and nutrition. In: Shils M, Olson JA, Shike M, and Ross AC (eds.) Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease, 9th edn, pp. 193-221. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2001) Iron. In: Human Vitamin and Mineral Requirements: Report of a Joint FAO/WHO Expert Consultation, Bangkok, Thailand, pp. 195-221. Rome: FAO.

Frazer DM and Anderson GJ (2003) The orchestration of body iron intake: How and where do enterocytes receive their cues? Blood Cells, Molecules, and Diseases 30(3): 288-297.

Koury MJ and Ponka P (2004) New insights into erythropoiesis: The roles of folate, vitamin B12, and iron. Annual Review of Nutrition 24: 105-131.

Leong W-I and Lonnerdal B (2004) Hepcidin, the recently identified peptide that appears to regulate iron absorption. Journal of Nutrition 134: 1-4.

Roy CN and Enns CA (2000) Iron homeostasis: New tales from the crypt. Blood 96(13): 4020-4027.

Stoltzfus RJ and Dreyfuss ML (1998) Guidelines for the Use of Iron Supplements to Prevent and Treat Iron Deficiency Anemia. Washington, DC: International Nutritional Anemia Consultative Group.

World Health Organization (2001) Iron Deficiency Anaemia Assessment, Prevention and Control: A Guide for Programme Managers. Geneva: WHO.

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