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Iron Absorption: How Much Iron Are You Absorbing From Your Diet?

Iron Absorption: How Much Iron Are You Absorbing From Your Diet?

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You may be eating a diet that contains enough iron – but how much are you absorbing? There’s evidence that pre-menopausal women who are physically active are at greater risk for iron deficiency. This article discusses factors that affect the absorption of iron from the foods you eat and how to make sure your iron levels are adequate.