Iron Deficiency: Limitations of Nutritional Mitigation Strategies

A recent review discussed various iron deficiency anemia (IDA) mitigation programs in India, their limitations, and the need for a multifactorial approach to effectively address and alleviate IDA both in India and globally. The review also highlights emerging risk factors contributing to IDA, including dietary habits, infections, genetics, inflammatory and metabolic diseases, gut microbiome imbalances, and socio-economic factors.

Reference: Kumar SB, Arnipalli SR, Mehta P, et al. Iron Deficiency Anemia: Efficacy and Limitations of Nutritional and Comprehensive Mitigation Strategies. Nutrients. 2022 Jul 20;14(14):2976. doi: 10.3390/nu14142976. PMID: 35889932; PMCID: PMC9315959.

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