Iron Deficiency Can Lead

Iron Deficiency Can Lead to Brain Defects

February 18, 2021

Iron deficiency is the most common nutrient deficiency in the world. And, new studies led by a University of Minnesota pediatrician have demonstrated that a lack of iron can have dangerous and permanent effects on the growth and development of the human brain.

Dr. Michael Georgieff says iron allows the brain to efficiently produce mood-regulating chemicals like dopamine and serotonin. Read the full story on KTOE

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