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Updated 14 February 2013

How much iron you need

The RDA for women aged 11-50 years is 18mg a day. Women older than 51: 10mg a day. Pregnant and breastfeeding women: 45-60mg a day. Men 11-18 years: 18 mg a day. Men 19 years and older: 10mg a day. Children: 10mg a day.

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The RDA for women aged 11-50 years is 18mg a day. Women older than 51: 10mg a day. Pregnant and breastfeeding women: 45-60mg a day. Men 11-18 years: 18 mg a day. Men 19 years and older: 10mg a day. Children: 10mg a day.
 
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