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).
Yellow Fruits and Vegetables. Yellow foods are high in antioxidants like vitamin C. Vitamin C keeps our teeth and gums healthy, helps to heal cuts, improves the mucus membranes (like when we have colds), helps to absorb iron, prevents inflammation, improves circulation, and therefore prevents heart disease. Some of the darker ones also cross over with the health benefits of orange foods.
Vegetable fried millet by Beauty Bites - this is the healthier, more nutritious version of vegetable-fried rice. Besides high-fiber, this quick and easy dinner is high in iron and antioxidants. It's also super delicious and addictive.
Crispy energy balls are a kid pleasing snack that is low in sugar and calories but high in iron, fiber and protein. Try this easy, no bake recipe today. My kids can’t get enough! Crispy No Bake Energy Balls Recipe