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United States Department of Agriculture

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Research nutritionists are evaluating various elemental iron powders to see which ones are most bioavailable.          
A nutritionist is a scientist who deals with nourishment--what you and I and other living things need to eat and drink in order to live and grow and stay healthy.
Many breakfast cereals are fortified with iron. Nutritionists at ARS's Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center tested different iron-containing powders to see which were best for use in cereals.
         

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Last Modified: 2/14/2011
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