Despite the fact that iron is the fouth most common element on earth,
Iron deficiency (ID) is one of the most frequent nutrition deficiency
all round the world, in developing as well as in developed countries,
its prevalence, which is arround 50% in developing and 10% in developed countries,
the higher prevalence in children and childbearing age women, and
the consequences of Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) on child behaviour and development,
work performance and immunity, make IDA a very important problem from a public health perspective.