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The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 85, Issue 8, pp 605–606 | Cite as

Cooking in Iron Pots for Iron Deficiency Anemia: The Traditional Way Forward?

  • Deepak Bansal
  • Richa Jain
Editorial Commentary
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Notes

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of Interest

None.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatrics CenterPostgraduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchChandigarhIndia

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