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.
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.