What are plant based sources of iron?
Can you get your iron from plants? Here are 5 plant based sources of iron, which whether you are vegetarian or not, are fantastic to add to your diet.
Chickpeas, kidney beans, butter beans and other legumes
2. Some whole grains
Particularly quinoa and oatmeal.
Look at pepitas, flaxseeds, chia seeds and other seeds
Peanuts, almonds, cashews and other nuts
5. Leafy greens
Spinach and other dark green leafy vegetables
6. Dark chocolate
Dark chocolate and cocoa powder
7. Dried fruit
Try dates, raisins, dried apricots and other dried fruits.
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