Tuesday, May 14, 2013

10 foods to boost your Iron intake

To boost the amount of iron in your diet, try these foods: 1.Red meat 2.Egg yolks 3.Dark, leafy greens (spinach, collards) 4.Dried fruit (prunes, raisins) 5.Iron-enriched cereals and grains (check the labels) 6.Mollusks (oysters, clams, scallops) 7.Turkey or chicken giblets 8.Beans, lentils, chick peas and soybeans 9.Liver 10.Artichokes And here's a tip: If you eat iron-rich foods along with foods that provide plenty of vitamin C, your body can better absorb the iron.

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