Iron rich food

Iron is very vital for several functions of the body as it carries oxygen throughout the Red Blood Cells.

Dieticians recommend a daily intake of 18mg of Iron in the body and its deficiencies causes several critical diseases like Anemia, abrupt menstruation, fatigue.

Today I will show you few healthy foods that are rich in Iron.

  1. Shellfish

100grams of Shellfish is contains up to 28mg of Iron


  1. Liver and other Organ meats

100grams of livery/kidney/brain/heart gives 6.5 mg of Iron.


  1. Spinach

100grams of Spinach contains 3.6mg of Iron


  1. Legumes

198grams of cooked lentils contain 6.6mg of Iron


  1. Pumpkin Seeds

28grams of pumpkin seeds contains 4.2mg of Iron


  1. Quinoa

185gram of Quinoa contains 2.8mg of iron


  1. Broccoli

156grams of Broccoli contains 1mg of Iron


  1. Tofu

126 grams of tofu contains 3.6mg of Iron


  1. Dark Chocolate

28grams of dark chocolate contains 3.3mg of iron


  1. Mushrooms

1gram of Mushroom contains 2.7mg of Iron

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