Study title and authors:
Influence of dietary and socio-demographic factors on the iron status of married adolescent girls from Indian urban slums.
Tupe R, Chiplonkar SA, Kapadia-Kundu N.
Agharkar Research Institute, G G Agarkar Road, Pune, India.
This study can be accessed at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18608535
The study explored the influence of dietary factors of iron bioavailability in 173 married adolescent girls in India.
The prevalence of iron deficiency was 25.1%, and anemia was seen in 46.4% of the girls.
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Lamb and Asparagus
Food Mall: Boneless Lamb
Add the lamb and cook for about 6 minutes.
Add the rest of the wine and the asparagus. Cover and cook for about 10 minutes, until lamb is tender.
Pepper to taste.