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Beauty Wellness - Iron Rich Foods
07-14-2014, 05:00 PM
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Lightbulb Beauty Wellness - Iron Rich Foods
Guys FYI to avoid Iron Deficiency Anemia Wink

IRON RICH FOODS CONTAINING HEME IRON:

Excellent Sources:
1. Clams
2. Pork Liver
3. Oysters
4. Chicken Liver
5. Mussels
6. Beef Liver

Good Sources:
1. Beef
2. Shrimp
3. Sardines
4. Turkey

IRON RICH FOOD CONTAINING NON-HEME IRON


Excellent Sources:
1. Enriched breakfast cereal
2. Cooked beans and lentils
3. Pumpkin seeds
4. Blackstrap molasses

Good Sources:
1. Canned beans
2. Baked potato with skin
3. Enriched pasta
4. Canned asparagus

Notes: Pregnant women should not eat liver because of its very high Vitamin A content. Large amounts of Vitamin A can be harmful to the baby.


IRON ABSORPTION ENHANCERS:

1. Meat/fish/poultry
2. Fruits - orange, orange juice, cantaloupe, strawberries, grapefruit, etc.
3. Vegetables - broccoli, brussels sprouts, tomato, tomato juice, potato, green and red peppers
4. White wine

IRON ABSORPTION INHIBITORS:
1. Red wine, coffee and tea
2. Vegetables - spinach, chard, beet greens, rhubarb and sweet potato
3. whole grains and bran
4. soy products

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