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Excesses

Deficiencies

Iron

Primarily in blood;

Part of hemoglobin

Liver, lean meats, dried

Liver damage

Anemia

(Fe)

stored in liver, spleen, and bone marrow

molecule; catalyzes formation of vitamin A; incorporated into a number of enzymes

apricots, raisins, enriched whole-grain cereals, legumes, molasses 10-18 mg

Essentials of Human Physiology

Essentials of Human Physiology

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