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Iron that comes from animal products is not good for humans because it gets stored by the body as ''iron reserves," but the human body cannot use that kind of iron properly, and it has been linked to diabetes, heart disease and other health problems (especially heme iron that's found in red meat).


Why Do We Need Iron in Our Bodies?

Good sources of non-heme iron - Plant sources of iron. Find out how to get more iron in your diet - whether you eat meat or follow a vegetarian or vegan diet, these are brilliant sources of iron!

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Eating to Increase Iron Absorption

Not all types of dietary iron are created equally. Iron from a plant source is different than iron from an animal source, and the foods that you eat can influence how iron is absorbed by your body. By


Many commonly eaten plant based foods are high in iron. In fact, some of the top iron sources are vegan. So why are vegan and


Anemia in Runners & Healthy Iron Rich Recipes

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Juicing Beets and Beet Greens for Anemia

Iron-Rich Juice Recipes for Anemia. Featuring... Beet and Beet Greens! Beets and beet greens contain iron and chlorophyll. Both of these have been shown to be beneficial for those who suffer with anemia. Some info about how to better absorb plant (non-heme iron) is included with the recipes. Click for even more juice recipes for anemia.


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Top 10 Foods Highest in Iron. Not listed - Cream of Wheat and Malt-O-Meal hot cereals are enriched with 50% and 60% RDA non-heme iron per serving, respectively. Make without dairy (calcium interferes with iron absorption) and eat with vitamin C rich fruit for an iron-boosting meal or snack.