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Low Iron may contribute to depression in women who are not anaemic.'Vahdat Shariatpanaahi et al, European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 61; 532-535 2007

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Low Iron may contribute to depression in women who are not anaemic.'Vahdat Shariatpanaahi et al, European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 61; 532-535 2007

Details

Two hundred women who were not anaemic had their mood and blood iron levels measured. The iron levels in the women who were rated as depressed (67) were significantly lower than in the healthy controls (125).

M Vahdat Shariatpanaahi et al., ‘The relationship between depression and serum ferritin level’, European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 61; 532-535, 2007

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