• 5 Ways to Absorb More Iron from the Foods You Eat

    2 monthes ago - By Cathe Friedrich

    Iron is an essential mineral that your body needs to form hemoglobin, a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen from your lungs to the rest of your body. Iron deficiency anemia occurs when you don't have enough iron in your diet, or you lose iron through blood loss. That blood loss could be microscopic, for example, small amounts of blood loss from a bleeding colon polyp.
    Iron deficiency is the most common nutrient deficiency in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While iron deficiency isn't as common as it once was due to increased...
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