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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).

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Spirulina is often deemed the most nutritionally complete of all food supplements, containing a rich supply of nutrients including protein, iron, complex carbs & vitamins A, K, & B complex & is the highest source of B12, essential for nerves & tissue. Reduces allergic reactions from radiation sickness & is rich in GLA, (found in breast milk). It increases stamina & immunity levels in athletes, & its high protein helps build muscle mass. It is the richest beta carotene food.

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Iron Fact Sheet with a great list of food, to raise iron content for those that are anemic

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Iron Rich Fruits. Though not loaded with iron itself, fruit makes an important contribution to iron absorption for people relying on plant-based sources of food for iron (such as those on a vegetarian diet): fruit tends to be high in vitamin C, an iron absorption enhancer.

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The Five Best Food Sources of Iron

What Foods Are a Good Source of Iron? thumbnail

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Blackstrap Molasses is a good source of IRON and is very effective for women who are at major risk of iron deficiency due to blood loss. With no fat and very little calories, molasses is a BETTER ALTERNATIVE for filling up iron content in the body as compared to other fatty sources like red meat. #dherbs #healthtips

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A half a cup serving of lotus root provides over 60% RDA of Vitamin C. The high vitamin C content in the juice helps to melt mucus accumulation in the respiratory system & eliminates it from your body. It releases the mucus or phlegm accumulation in the lungs & dissolve them, thus is helpful as remedy for asthma, bronchitis, cold, cough & tuberculosis. The root also contains essential minerals like zinc, magnesium, copper & iron, which help the body in the production of red blood cells…

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Lemongrass has anti-microbial, anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory properties. Its high iron content is helpful for anemia. The juice can be used for treating arthritis & gout. Helps to cleanse the liver, kidneys, bladder, pancreas & increases circulation. Citral helps cause cancer cells to die, yet preserves healthy tissues. Its tea help detoxify the pancreas & improves blood sugar in diabetics. Melts fat while carrying out wastes in high volume, effectively & quickly, resulting in weight loss.

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