Iron – Essential Mineral for your Health

 SwapnaliHalder, Ph.D. Iron is an essential mineral or micronutrient that plays versatile roles in the human body. It is a metal denoted by molecular symbol ‘Fe’, that is mostly available in either of two different chemical states, i.e, ferrous or ferric form. Iron is a major component of hemoglobin in the red blood cell, and also is an important factor for cell differentiation and several vital enzymatic reactions. Humans receive iron from the diet or iron supplement pills. [...]