Iron Deficiency

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@ Bemus Point

Iron Deficiency:

  • Iron deficiency occurs called anemia
  • According World Health Organization, iron deficiencies are the most common nutrient deficiencies in the world
  • It is caused by low dietary iron intake and poor iron absorption

Sign of Anemia:

  • Feeling weak and tired
  • Short attention span
  • Irritability
  • Decreased performance

Need for Iron:

  • The greatest need for iron is during growth or periods of blood loss
  • Active female athletes have increased risk of iron deficiency
  • It decreases performance for the athletes
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