Studies related to Iron Absorption and Zinc

Zinc Inhibits Nonheme Iron Bioavailability In Humans

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Cohort
Trial Length 2-4 Weeks
Number of Subjects 22
Sex Female
Age Range 18-29, 30-44
Notes for this study:
A solution containing zinc and iron in ratios varying from 5:1 up to 20:1 caused dose-dependent inhibition of iron absorption in the range of 28-40% in otherwise healthy women.

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