Iron-Rich Foods + recipes

What happens when you don’t get enough iron?

fatigue, lightheadedness, headaches, grumpiness, inability to concentrate, …

Best plant based iron-rich food:
Seeds : Sesame seeds, Pumpkin seed
Dark greens: Spinach, Swiss chard
Legumes : Chickpeas, Kidney beans, Soybeans, Lentils
Whole grains: Quinoa, Oats
Dried apricot, dried figs & raisins
Dark chocolate made from at least 70 percent cacao
Egg yolk
Strawberry

Recipe inspiration:

Note:
The absorption of iron found in plant foods can be enhanced when those foods are eaten with vitamin C-rich food such as bell peppers, broccoli, Brussels sprouts and citrus fruits.
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