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Iron deficiency: Signs you’re not getting enough of this important mineral

Iron deficiency is the most common and widespread nutritional disorder in the world. Yet in the UK, 45% of people say they don’t know enough about an¬†irondeficiency or how to know if they are deficient. In fact, 40% say they don’t know what their own iron levels are. Here, the experts at Active Iron provide a roundup of seven signs ... Read More »

Vitamin A deficiency in pregnant women ups risk of Alzheimer’s for child

Vitamin A deficiency in pregnant women ups risk of Alzheimer’s for child (Getty Images) For would-be-mommies, inclusion of sweet potatoes, carrots, and dark leafy greens in their diet are a must, as a study warns that deficiency of vitamin A in the womb or just after birth can have a detrimental effect on the brain development of the fetus or ... Read More »