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About Cast Iron: Amount of brain iron used to predict Alzheimer's

Hiracer | Sep 16, 201801:54 PM     11

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To curb the dementia epidemic, focus is shifting to one of the most abundant elements on Earth: iron.

The familiar metal is key to numerous brain functions, but too much of it is toxic. Researchers in Melbourne showed two years ago that iron levels in the brain can predict when people will get Alzheimer’s disease. END QUOTE.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articl...

https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articl...

http://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/ucl...

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-0...

The amount of iron absorbed by food from cast iron and carbon steel pots and pans varies with cooking times, acid levels, types of food, and shape of the utensil. But clearly they do add some iron.

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