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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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from Rodale's Organic Life

Your best meat-free options to boost your iron levels.

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from Active Vegetarian

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

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from Greatist

You don't need to chow down on steak to get your daily dose of this essential mineral. #iron #vegetarian http://greatist.com/eat/surprising-foods-high-in-iron

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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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from Rodale's Organic Life

Your best meat-free options to boost your iron levels.

from Hurry The Food Up

Lovely Greek Pitas, ready in 10 minutes, high in vitamin A, C and iron | hurrythefoodup.com

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