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Please suggest what foods contain significant levels of iron?

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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Healthy diet: Sources of iron - egg yolk, molasses, raisin bran, raisins, prunes, dried apricots, figs, kidney beans, pinto beans, navy beans, lentils, split green peas, enriched cereals, enriched macaroni, spinach, greens, broccoli, lima beans, avocado. Cook in a cast iron pan. The following foods can help your body absorb iron better: orange, cantaloupe, strawberries, grapefruit, broccoli, brussels sprouts.

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Please explain which foods can improve iron level?

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Meats: Beef, liver, ham, spinach, sweet potato, lentils, cashews, broccoli, eggs, chicken.

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