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A 49-year-old male asked:

I did a simple serum iron test for my son of 12, his result was 10.6 he has been on iron meds chelifer 15 mg for about a year... what are the next steps for good absorption other than taking iron tabs with vitamin c ?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Diet: Diet with foods with Iron is a great way to absorb Iron. Good sources of Iron include shellfish, spinach, legumes, red meat, pumpkin seeds, quinoa, turkey, broccoli, Tofu, dark chocolate, fish. Eat up and stay strong.

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Last updated Feb 18, 2020

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