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How much iron do I need every day?

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Dr. Scott Mitchell
Bariatrics
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In brief: It depends

This question is very complex and depends on a lot of factors.
If you are healthy and not anemic, and eat a well balanced diet, you will likely get the iron you need from your diet and not require any supplemental iron. For an excellent reference that breaks down iron requirements see the nih's web page on iron information and daily intake requirements at http://ods.Od.Nih.Gov/factsheets/iron/#h.

In brief: It depends

This question is very complex and depends on a lot of factors.
If you are healthy and not anemic, and eat a well balanced diet, you will likely get the iron you need from your diet and not require any supplemental iron. For an excellent reference that breaks down iron requirements see the nih's web page on iron information and daily intake requirements at http://ods.Od.Nih.Gov/factsheets/iron/#h.
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Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Iron

15-25mg for men, 18-30mg for women. Best.

In brief: Iron

15-25mg for men, 18-30mg for women. Best.
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