Posted by: Celia | 2008-12-09

Iron deficiency

Could you please supply list of food to help iron deficiency in female aged 72

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Dear Celia
If this lady is suffering from iron deficiency then she should take an iron-folic acid supplement like Ferro-Folic and also eat foods that are rich in iron: liver, red meat, fish, egg yolk, whole grains and cereals esp iron-fortified breakfast cereals, and dried fruit. She should also drink a glass of orange juice or eat half a grapefruit with her breakfast cereal as the vit C in the citrus helps with the absorption of iron.
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Posted by: adele | 2009-02-28

I' m also have iron deficienced can you please help me. My doctor has put me on medication. What kind of food must i it i' m a vegetarian.

Thank you

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