How Iron interacts with zinc

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Study Supported

Zinc may decrease the absorption of iron from the digestive tract. Supplementation with affected nutrient may be necessary. (1)


  1. View Abstract: Crofton RW, et al. Inorganic Zinc and the Intestinal Absorption of Ferrous Iron. Am J Clin Nutr. Jul1989;50(1):141-44.