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What is the WHO recommendation for ferrous fumerate?

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suzanne66 18 May 2010

The current RDA for iron for postmenopausal women (ages 50+) and all men is 8 milligrams per day. The RDA for premenopausal women (ages 19 to 50) is 18 milligrams per day. The RDA for children (ages 4 to 8) is 10 milligrams per day. These recommendations are based upon the 2001 Dietary Recommended Intakes (DRI) for 22 sex-age categories set by the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Academy of Sciences.
http://www.dietbites.com/Vitamins-Minerals-Facts/Iron-5.html

Ferrous Fumarate is an iron salt. There are several different iron salts on the market.
Ferrous Fumarate is commonly available as a 200mg Ferrous Fumarate tablet which provides 65mg of elemental iron. ( 3 times the RDA in adult women)

Check the label to find out how much elemental Iron your tablets contain.

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