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Many commonly eaten plant based foods are high in iron. In fact, some of the top iron sources are vegan. So why are vegan and

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Iron that comes from animal products is not good for humans because it gets stored by the body as ''iron reserves," but the human body cannot use that kind of iron properly, and it has been linked to diabetes, heart disease and other health problems (especially heme iron that's found in red meat).

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As so many people go vegan at this time of year for New Year's resolutions or because of Veganuary we're going to be running a few tips to share with new vegans to make life easier. _ Today's tip is about iron. You may already know that iron is vital for health and necessary for the production of hemoglobin a protein that transfers oxygen from the lungs to the tissues. Early signs of an iron deficiency are feeling weaker tired and irritable (although there are also many many other causes of…

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Organic Beetroot fight anemia & are filled with iron. Helps in repairing & reactivating red blood cells, increasing oxygen to all of the body. Vitamin C in tomatoes along with lycopene helps absorption of iron. Apple & dates boosts iron levels from the Vit. C & helps the body to absorb non heme-iron. Pomegranates contain a rich source of iron & Vitamin C & improves blood flow. Calcium hinders the absorption of iron; avoid high-calcium foods for a 1/2hr before/after eating iron-rich foods.

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Why Do We Need Iron in Our Bodies?

Good sources of non-heme iron - Plant sources of iron. Find out how to get more iron in your diet - whether you eat meat or follow a vegetarian or vegan diet, these are brilliant sources of iron!

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<3 Eat Your Iron! <3 Check out http://livelovefruit.com/2012/09/eat-your-iron-veggie-edition/ for more information on iron-rich foods, what foods increase iron absorption and why heme iron in large amounts can be dangerous

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Top 10 Foods Rich in Iron

While heme iron can be easily absorbed, non-heme iron requires Vitamin C for proper absorption. Another way to boost your intake of iron is to combine iron rich foods with Vitamin C rich foods. Given below are some foods that are the best dietary sources of iron and should form part of your diet. #vitaminB #vitaminD #followback

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Top 10 Foods Rich in Iron

While heme iron can be easily absorbed, non-heme iron requires Vitamin C for proper absorption. Another way to boost your intake of iron is to combine iron rich foods with Vitamin C rich foods. Given below are some foods that are the best dietary sources of iron and should form part of your diet.

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