Iron (Fe)

  Iron is essential to all living things but in large quantities can be toxic - possibly leading to liver and kidney damage.   However, we need Iron for our blood - to form haemaglobin and carry oxygen. Males need 7mg daily and females 11mg but only 25% of what is in food is actually absorbed. It is estimated that 500 million people are anaemic through lack of Iron. Click here to see more: http://www.periodicvideos.com/videos/026.htm It is also the heaviest element that can be made ...