Iron

Iron is an essential mineral required by the body for a number of different functions. It’s most well known role is it’s attachment to the red blood cell protein, haemoglobin. The iron in haemoglobin binds to oxygen and delivers it to all the cells of the body. Metabolic respiration, the process where cells create energy from breaking down nutrients (carbohydrates, fats and proteins), cannot Read more of this post

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