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Why You Need Iron

Iron is a mineral found in every cell in the body. Itís essential for the production of hemoglobin, which transports oxygen from your lungs around the body. An iron deficiency can make you feel lethargic and susceptible to infections.

Where you get it: Lambís liver, bran cereals, beef, pork, chicken, broccoli, sardines and baked beans. To increase the amount of iron absorbed from plant foods it is essential to eat them with foods high in vitamin C.

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