Iron-Enriched Nutritional Supplements for the 2030 Pharmacy Shelves

Giulio Verna, Annamaria Sila, Marina Liso, Mauro Mastronardi, Marcello Chieppa, Hellas Cena, Pietro Campiglia
2021 Nutrients  
Iron deficiency (ID) affects people of all ages in many countries. Due to intestinal blood loss and reduced iron absorption, ID is a threat to IBD patients, women, and children the most. Current therapies can efficiently recover normal serum transferrin saturation and hemoglobin concentration but may cause several side effects, including intestinal inflammation. ID patients may benefit from innovative nutritional supplements that may satisfy iron needs without side effects. There is a growing
more » ... terest in new iron-rich superfoods, like algae and mushrooms, which combine antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties with iron richness.
doi:10.3390/nu13020378 pmid:33530485 fatcat:eogy46xry5e27kgfefpaajvubi