Our expert says:
All teas that contain polyphenols that have such a positive effect on health, can unfortunately also bind iron in food and decrease its absorption. Try giving her the rooibos between meals when it can't interfere with iron absorption. So it is perfectly ok to include rooibos in her diet, but just don't give it at meals times. I trust that she is also drinking milk? If not, please get her used to drinking milk as she needs a source of calcium in her diet. In total her liquid intake (milk, rooibos and fruit juice and water) should be approx 1500 ml per day. In very hot weather she may need slightly more.
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