How Iron interacts with manganese

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Study Supported

Manganese may decrease iron absorption. Supplementation with the affected nutrient may be necessary. (1)

References

  1. View Abstract: Rossander-Hulten L, et al. Competitive Inhibition of Iron Absorption by Manganese and Zinc in Humans. Am J Clin Nutr. Jul1991;54(1):152-56.