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
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