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Veggies High In Iron

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).

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Where do I get iron if not from red meat?

Vegan Sources of Iron. "Unfortunately, spinach is high in iron, but also contains oxalates that block absorption."

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Vegetable fried millet (vegetarian, gluten-free)

Vegetable fried millet by Beauty Bites - this is the healthier, more nutritious version of vegetable-fried rice. Besides high-fiber, this quick and easy dinner is high in iron and antioxidants. It's also super delicious and addictive.

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Beautiful Bean Salad!

Beautiful Bean Salad. This salad is easy to make, cost effective and extremely healthy. It is high in protein, iron, potassium, magnesium, vitamin B-6 and calcium. This is a perfect salad to bring for grab and go lunches!

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Why is iron important and what are the best plant-based iron-rich foods? Kris Carr shares the top 12 plant-based iron sources plus a handy iron infographic.

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Iron is an essential mineral that is important for healthy red blood cells, the cells that carry oxygen throughout your body.1 Despite common opinion, you don’t need to eat meat, or any anima…

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Feta and Spinach Muffins

Spinach is high in iron and contains many vitamins and minerals that are essential for a healthy body. The feta is salty and crumbly and having chunks dispersed throughout the muffin is just pure taste-bud heaven.

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