#76: Anemia: A Plant-Based Approach To Iron Deficiency - Active Vegetarian
As health coaches, we often talk with people and even see clients, who struggle with iron-deficiency anemia after adopting a plant-based diet. It’s common to hear people describe just how much better they felt eating this way until the issue of anemia arose, and they were ‘forced’ to return to eating meat and or taking…
This iron rich foods chart colourfully displays all the rich sources of plant-based iron, from chickpeas to curly kale. Poster that forms part of Viva!'s 'Healthy Reminders' series. It is laminated, so is ideal to stick up in the kitchen or in classrooms.
20 Plant-Based Foods Rich in Iron To Stay Energized and Anemia-Free
Fortunately for us plant-eaters, iron is incredibly abundant in the plant-food world. In fact, there are over 20 plant-based foods rich in iron (among many others), all of which help us stay energized and anemia-free!
IRON RICH FOODS — Food has 2 types of iron; heme iron (from animal flesh) and non-heme iron (from plants). Heme iron absorbed more readily, while non-heme iron is absorbed less completely. Foods high in vitamin C, like tomatoes, citrus fruits and red, yellow and orange peppers can also help with the absorption of non-heme iron. | American Heart Association (AHA)
Iron-Rich Foods for Babies, Toddlers and Kids (with Recipes) | Foods High in Iron
Iron Rich Foods for Babies| Foods High in Iron - Iron is an important nutrient that helps in brain development and good health, its especially essential for Babies and growing kids. Without enough iron children may develop iron deficiency (anemia) which affects the immune system,growth, behavior and over all health.