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WHY IS IRON IMPORTANT?

Iron is crucial in brain processes that has lasting
effect on social and emotional development in children



 


Iron Makes All The Difference

Benefits of Iron on Social Emotional Development
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NEUROTRANSMITTER
PRODUCTION for regulating
behaviour, mood and
anxiety(1,2)

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MYELINATION OF THE
CENTRAL NERVOUS
SYSTEM for learning
and social interaction(1,3)

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ENERGY PRODUCTION
for cognitive tasks
performance and
behaviour

References:
1. Wang Y, Wu Y, Li T, et al. Iron Metabolism and Brain Development in Premature Infants. Front. Physiol. 2019;10:463.
2. Ferreira A, Novos P, Gozzelino R. Multilevel Impacts of Iron in the Brain: The Cross Talk between Neurophysiological Mechanisms, Cognition, and Social Behavior. Pharmaceuticals (Basel). 2019 Sep; 12(3): 126.
3. Lozoff B, beard J, et al. Long-Lasting Neural and Behavioral Effects of Iron Deficiency in InfancyNutr Rev. 2006 May ; 64(5 Pt 2): S34–S91
4. Wenger M, DellaValle D, Murray-Kolb L, Haas J. Effect of iron deficiency on simultaneous measures of behavior, brain activity, and energy expenditure in the performance of a cognitive task. Nutr Neurosci. 2019 Mar;22(3):196-206

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What Else Your Toddler Needs

 

References:
1. Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs): Recommended Intakes for Individuals. Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine, National Academies Press 2002. Food and Nutrition Board.
2. Wagner et al. Prevention of rickets and vitamin d deficiency in infants, children, and adaescents pediatrics, 2002 Nov 122(5):1142:52.




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