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Eight iron-rich foods

If you are iron deficient, you can help supplement it through your diet. Having low iron levels, in fact, is a problem that can affect anyone.

What is important is to consult a doctor who can investigate the situation, understand the cause and offer a solution. From a dietary point of view, certain foods can help a lot in this regard (if there are no medical causes that need to be investigated).

What are eight of the most iron-rich foods? Let's find out.

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Iron deficiency and how to help with nutrition
If you are iron deficient, you can help supplement it through your diet. Having low iron levels, in fact, is a problem that can affect anyone. What is important is to consult a doctor who can investigate the situation, understand the cause and offer a solution. From a dietary point of view, certain foods can help a lot in this regard (if there are no medical causes that need to be investigated). What are eight of the most iron-rich foods? Let's find out. (Source: humanitas.it)
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Beef and pork meat
An overdose of red meat may not be healthy (watch out for cholesterol!) but judicious consumption of beef or pork can ensure good doses of iron.
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Lamb and horse meat
Among those that are classified as red meat - and rich in iron - are lamb and horse meat.
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White meats
Among the foods that contain higher amounts of iron are some white meats. Chicken, turkey and guinea fowl are particularly recommended.
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Crustaceans and mollusks
Those who are iron deficient and want to help themselves with food can also find valuable allies in crustaceans and molluscs.
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The fish
In addition to meat, certain types of fish are also rich in iron. These include tuna, trout, cod, sardines and anchovies.
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Lettuce
Turning to vegetables, green leafy vegetables, such as lettuce, are rich in iron.
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The dried fruit
Dried fruit is also rich in iron. In particular, walnuts, hazelnuts, almonds and pistachios are preferred.
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Legumes
Legumes are rich in iron. These include beans, chickpeas and lentils.
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26/02/2024
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