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How do you increase your iron?

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Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine
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In brief: Diet

A well rounded diet of iron rich foods and occasionally supplementation is required.
Check with your doctor to follow levels and see if diet will be sufficient or if iron supplements will be necessary.

In brief: Diet

A well rounded diet of iron rich foods and occasionally supplementation is required.
Check with your doctor to follow levels and see if diet will be sufficient or if iron supplements will be necessary.
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Dr. Ryan Stanton
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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Maritza Baez
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