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Posts tagged iron deficiency

October 17, 2014

 

rows of iron supplements

Iron Loading

You could be overdosing on iron without even knowing it, which can cause lethal damage to your heart and liver.

February 6, 2014

 

A bowl of multi-colored vitamins against a black background

Iron Loading

Iron is necessary to maintaining a healthy body, but did you know too much can actually be dangerous?

December 1, 2005

 

Eating, but Not Food

Toddlers and slightly older children are prone to chew on things that make adults react with alarm. However, for many children between the ages of two and three, compulsively eating non-food items is an eating disorder known as pica. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Vitamin C and Collagen

Vitamin C does a lot of good things for the body. It prevents diseases like scurvy, can lower the risk of certain forms of heart disease, and it is beneficial to people with anemia and iron deficiency.

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