When it comes to taking an iron supplement there are a few things that you should consider, like knowing the differences between the available products, avoiding iron absorption inhibitors, and so forth. So, without further ado, let’s get to the 5 Dos that you can follow to help you get the most out of your iron supplement and help you stay on track. Continue reading
Vitamin C helps your body to better absorb iron – both from the iron-rich foods you eat and from iron supplements – along with all kinds of other great health benefits! In past articles, I’ve mentioned that to enhance absorption you can consume non-heme foods with a good source of Vitamin C, and you can take your iron supplement with orange, grapefruit or prune juice (note: this has been proven beneficial only with iron salt formulations).
So, to help you make the most of the iron you consume, here are 10 Vitamin C-rich foods that you can easily add to your daily diet: