Iron is an essential nutrient that aids in oxygen circulation within the body. It carries oxygen from your lungs to the rest of your body. If you’re a healthy person, but find yourself exhausted often it could be low iron. A very common deficiency in women. You’ve already heard that iron comes from red meat, but there are plenty of other ways to gain iron without that beef.

Instant Oatmeal

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Dried fruit like raisins, apricots, or prunes/dates

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Soda Crackers

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Turnip and Beets

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Blackstrap Molasses

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Squash Seeds

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Tempeh (fermented soy product)

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More common, but worth noting:

Beans, Lentils, Peas, Kale, Spinach & poultry/pork/fish

Now that you know there can be variety in the foods that boost your iron don’t settle! Create delicious recipes that you can find on our blog!