• Julian Simpson

Feeling tired? You could be iron deficient!

Feeling tired? You could be iron deficient! 

What is the function of iron?

- Its main role is haemoglobin production so it can supply oxygen to the cells, collagen synthesis and is involved in normal immune function 

What are the sources of iron?

-beef, legumes, dark green leafy vegetables, kelp and liver and organ meats. 

What are some deficiency signs?

- fatigue, paleness, poor memory/concentration, behavioural disturbances 

Optimal intake is 10mg 


Iron Rich Foods
Iron Rich Foods

Reference 

Prescription for natural cures: a self-care guide for treating health problems with natural remedies including diet, nutrition, supplements, and other holistic methods

James Balch-Mark Stengler-Robin Young-Balch - Wiley - 2011

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