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Which foods has iron?

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Dr. John Norris
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology 36 years experience
Meats, fish, chicken: The best sources of dietary iron are meats, including beef, fish and seafood, and chicken. Liver is another excellent source of iron. Plant sources of dietary iron include beans, peas, broccoli and spinach as well as many fruits like raisins, apricots, peaches and prunes. Nuts have some iron and many cereals have iron added to them.
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Iron rich diet: Red meat, green leafy vegetables, certain fruits like banana , dates etc are rich in iron. http://patient.info/health/diets-suitable-for-people-with-anaemia

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A 38-year-old member asked:

What are some good foods with iron?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Sources of iron: The nih has an excellent website with lists of the best sources of iron, both animal & vegetable/grains as well as factors that affect iron absorption: http://ods.Od.Nih.Gov/factsheets/iron-healthprofessional/.
A 32-year-old member asked:

What foods are rich in iron?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Meat: First and foremost. So is liver. "politically correct" ads showing beans, tofu, spinach, and peanut butter are misleading. Vegetarians who do not know exactly what they are doing tend to become iron-deficient -- and if you are iron-deficient, you've been done a terrible disservice. Look also for possible sources of bleeding if you're diagnosed. Good luck.
A 49-year-old member asked:

What are some foods that are iron-rich?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Do you like beans?: Meat is your best source of available iron, especially red meat. I respect my peers who won't eat it for ethical reasons; i doubt the strong link to illness that others have claimed, recognizing that real valid studies are hard to do. Beans are quite a good source; iron in spinach is unavailable because it's bound to substances. I'd urge non-meat-eaters to consider supplementing.

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