Iron Sources


Adequate iron intake is important for forming red blood cells which carry oxygen through the body.

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Good sources of iron include : meat, tofu, spinach, broccoli, pumpkin seeds, nuts, baked potato, cooked beans, fortified cereals, dried aprioct/raisins and supplements.

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Vitamin C has shown to be beneficial in assisting with iron absorption; so some orange slices with your iron containing food is a great idea!

Coffee, tea and calcium/calcium rich foods has shown to hinder absorption.

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