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.

Ham

For a simple way to pack in the iron, pack along some sliced ham in a sandwich or salad before you hit the road. Sliced meat is a no-stress, delicious way to boost your iron intake.

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