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Iron the primary driver of aging?

Not long ago I wrote an article about how iron accumulation, that is, body stores of iron, could be an important cause of the maladies of aging. I set forth quite a bit of evidence in that article, but


Iron Accelerates Aging

Iron is a necessary nutrient, and low levels in the diet, faulty absorption, or excessive bleeding can cause low levels of iron, leading to anemia, cognitive deficits, and immune dysfunction. The blood