Iron-Rich Juice Recipes for Anemia. Featuring... Beet and Beet Greens! Beets and beet greens contain iron and chlorophyll. Both of these have been shown to be beneficial for those who suffer with anemia. Some info about how to better absorb plant (non-heme iron) is included with the recipes. Click for even more juice recipes for anemia.
Iron that comes from animal products is not good for humans because it gets stored by the body as ''iron reserves," but the human body cannot use that kind of iron properly, and it has been linked to diabetes, heart disease and other health problems (especially heme iron that's found in red meat).
Organic Beetroot fight anemia & are filled with iron. Helps in repairing & reactivating red blood cells, increasing oxygen to all of the body. Vitamin C in tomatoes along with lycopene helps absorption of iron. Apple & dates boosts iron levels from the Vit. C & helps the body to absorb non heme-iron. Pomegranates contain a rich source of iron & Vitamin C & improves blood flow. Calcium hinders the absorption of iron; avoid high-calcium foods for a 1/2hr before/after eating iron-rich foods.
Tips to get the most iron out of your food: Eat iron-rich foods along with foods that contain vitamin C Tea and coffee contains compounds called polyphenols, which can bind with iron making it harder for our bodies to absorb it. Calcium also hinders the absorption of iron; avoid high-calcium foods for a half hour before or after eating iron-rich foods.