11 Best Iron Rich Food for Vegetarians

Iron Rich Food

11 Best Iron Rich Food for vegetarians

According to the World Health Organisation. Iron is an essential mineral your body needs to function properly.(most common cause of anaemia) – a condition where your body doesn’t have enough of the mineral iron and is a global public health problem of “epidemic proportions”. It is the single most prevalent nutrient deficiency in developing and industrialized countries.

Why You Need Iron

  • For Blood Health
  • For Immune Health
  • For Metabolic Health
  • For Hair and Skin Health
  • For Reproductive Health and Early Childhood

Most of the iron present in the body is found in the red blood cells(RBC) as it helps in carrying oxygen throughout the body and It is also one of the elements that contribute to a healthy immunity system.

The source of Non-heme iron are plants based like vegetables, fruits, and nuts.

Iron Rich Food 11 Best Iron Rich Food for vegetarians

11 Best Iron Rich Food

  1. Spinach
  2. Dried Apricots
  3. Pumpkin, Sesame, Hemp and Flaxseeds
  4. Chickpeas
  5. Broccoli
  6. Tofu
  7. Dark chocolate
  8. Cashews, Pine Nuts and Other Nuts
  9. Mushrooms
  10. Sweet potatoes
  11. Strawberries

Eat a balanced, healthy diet that includes good sources of iron to prevent any deficiencies.

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  1. Thank you for sharing this helpful list of the 11 best iron-rich foods for vegetarians as well as others. At one period of time, I had low levels of iron in my blood, and I made green smoothies regularly, and it was very helpful to me.
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  2. Good to know that many out of 11 foods mentioned in the post are part of my diet 🙂

  3. Those are some wonderful selection of iron-rich food and would love to incorporate it into meals. My eldest is anemic and she would surely need these.

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