Tips to get the most iron out of your food: Eat iron-rich foods along with foods that contain vitamin C Tea and coffee contains compounds called polyphenols, which can bind with iron making it harder for our bodies to absorb it. Calcium also hinders the absorption of iron; avoid high-calcium foods for a half hour before or after eating iron-rich foods.
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
Iron deficiency symptoms and foods rich in iron Vitamins and minerals play an important role in maintaining health. Iron is no exception. World Health Organization warns that of the world population suffers from a lack of iron.