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How can I get more iron in my diet?

A: if you feel you are that deprived of iron, you can take a supplement. i''ll give you a list, but you should talk to your doctor first. you can get too much iron. for many years, my doctors have always thought i was anemic, i always showed all the symptoms, but the tests always come back negative. so before going overboard, talk to your doctor. that said... Some Good Sources Foods Rich in iron* (dietary iron) List of Grains Rich in iron: iron (mg.) Brown rice, 1 cup cooked 0.8 Whole wheat bread, 1 slice 0.9 Wheat germ, 2 tablespoons 1.1 English Muffin, 1 plain 1.4 Oatmeal, 1 cup cooked 1.6 Total cereal, 1 ounce...


What are the best foods to help absorb iron in your diet ?

A: Vitamin C, naturally derived from fruits and vegs will help you metabolize and absorb the iron. Also avoid tea, the tannins that it contains, prevent you from absorbing the iron. well, i heard that vitamin C helps absorb iron in your body. i suggest that you take your pill and drink a lot of orange juice and fruits. also, have liver once every 1-2 weeks and eat green vegetables such as broccoli, etc. hope this helps iron rich food:- dates dried fruits (prunes,raisans) all organ meat iron fortified foods vitamin C is required to enhance iron absorption...it can be said as a must oranges,tomatoes,lemon,lime are the best source of vitamin C...


What is the cause of low iron in your blood?

A: First of all if you are a woman, you will lose iron due to heavy bleeding, i.e menstruation. Also if you are a strict vegetarian you will more than likely have an iron deficiency as you will not meet your daily iron requirements by eating vege''s alone. It is important that you eat liver, red meat and fish as these contain Haem iron; Haem iron is more easily absorbed. The RDA for iron is 10-15mg per day, and more if you are female who is pregnant or lactating. You are probably not eating enough iron-rich foods (green leafy veggies, meats), and/or you have heavy periods. eating foodstuffs that are not rich in


Why do some people have too much iron in blood ?

A: your body naturally produces small amounts of iron and some peeps just have issues with producing too much Don''t know but I heard that too much of anything can kill ya One reason is because they don''t drink enough water to continually cleanse the body. there are many reasons someones iron count can be too high...some have too much iron due to their diets. also could signal the start of diabetes. as well as many other reasons. www.webmd.com has many useful health information. check there, but my suggestion would be talk to your dr. he can tell you more about why a blood iron count can be high and how to correct it. it can be dangerous to have a high


Low iron in my blood x?

A: u are not iron willed eat environmental friendly vegies You can improve the amount of iron you absorb from food by eating something containing Vit C with it - so have a glass of orange juice with your meals. Also, eat egg yolks, red meat, chicken, spinach (but not too often as it contains oxalic acid - not good), other green leafy veg. Wheatgerm is also good - you can sprinkle it in soups, and on your breakfast cereal. Vit E and zinc bind with iron and stop it being absorbed effectively, so if you''re taking any supplements of these, take them at a different time of day to your iron. Buy some ''iron Fortified Rice'' and mix it up with a plain...


What specific foods have iron in them?

A: Salmon. Spinache and leafy green veggies. Beans, red meat, liver. ( Ewwwww ) If you eat a healthy balanced diet you should not need any iron supplements. Yes, Salmon! Mmmm I get iron from beans, lentils and pumpkin seeds and I take the Floradix iron supplement. Egg yolks Dried fruit (prunes, raisins) Mollusks (oysters, clams, scallops) Turkey or chicken giblets Beans, lentils, chick peas and soybeans Artichokes Also, if you eat iron-rich foods along with foods that provide plenty of vitamin C, your body can better absorb the iron. Do you have anemia or you trying to add more iron into your daily


Low iron in blood test?

A: Put iron in. I''ve had very low iron for most of my life and I''ve never heard of having to have such a procedure done. Bascially I''ve been told to alter my diet by eating more iron-rich foods (especially green veggies) and I was put on prescription iron supplements. The procedure you''re speaking of sounds foreign to me, but maybe you should do some more research or get a second (professional) opinion before proceeding with what you daughter''s doctor has deemed necessary. My iron has been quite low, turns out that my periods were so heavy that my iron levels were being deleted. However, my periods only got really...


What kind of foods have a lot of iron in them?

A: Unsulphered Molasses is incredibly high in calories, sweet to add to oatmeal in the morning, and is an iron source that is easy to digest. Yin tonics also build blood and iron: Lean meat (beef, veal, lamb and pork) Liver, Kidney and heart are particularly rich sources Chicken, other poultry and fish Ready-to-eat breakfast cereals Rolled oats, rice and paste Bread Legumes (baked beans, dried peas, beans and lentils) Potatoes and vegetables, particularly peas, beans and broad beans Dried Fruit I am not sure if your daughter can chew her foods, but if not and you want to give her more meat, just puree it with her vegies. Check labels on packets, some cereals now have lots of iron in them. Maybe spread your daughters...


Anyone know a few good sources of iron in food?

A: try the construction site lots of iron Irn Bru Hi..Brocolli has loads of iron..and also liver....sounds like a good meal to me! a 6 inch nail Liver, is one of the richest scources of natural iron in food! Guiness. You can get high blood preassure from drinking too much. raisins .You re right red meat is is a good source of iron. Unless your a female don''t worry about iron to much is bad for your liver this is where the body stores it for use. Older men eventually have a build up of iron in their blood causing hemocromotosis and heart disease. Red meat liver spinach good sources. iron is good for you to much is...


How do i tell if i am lacking iron in my body

A: The most accurate way would be to see your doctor and have your levels checked via blood test. You may have symptoms, but if your deficiency is mild or moderate, you may not have symptoms at all. When symptoms do occur, they can range from mild to severe. The most common symptoms is fatigue. Other symptoms are dizziness, shortness of breath, chest pain, headache, coldness in your hands or feet, and pale skin in your gums and nail beds. If you are currently experiencing symptoms, you should get checked out immediately at the ER. Otherwise, please make an appointment with your doctor asap to be tested. Depending on your levels, your doctor may suggest taking iron supplements along with adding iron rich foods to your
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