Iron-Rich Grocery List

Iron deficiency, the most common nutritional deficiency, is the leading cause of anemia in the United States. Boost your iron levels the natural way.

Iron-Rich Grocery List

Iron deficiency, the most common nutritional deficiency, is the leading cause of anemia in the United States. Iron plays a vital role in transferring and storing oxygen throughout the body. Too little iron can zap the glow from your skin and leave you feeling exhausted, dizzy and even short of breath. Fortunately, we've got a grocery list that will help you increase your iron intake without gagging on pills and supplements.

Clams and Mussels

If you're salivating for seafood, opt for these iron-rich mollusks. Just 100 grams contains a whopping 37 to 155% of your daily recommended value of iron.

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Nuts vs. Pretzels

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