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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).

from HubPages

Hearty Vegetarian Lentil Stew

Lentil stew made it with 1 Tbsp of oil and at 5 serves it is 265calories

from Hurry The Food Up

African Peanut Soup

A mouth-watering Peanut Soup inspired by African cuisine. High in vitamin A, C, fiber and iron. It’s vegan too! |


Plum and prunes have the increased ability to absorb iron in the body due to the high vitamin C content in this fruit. Plums neutralize the effects of free radicals & protects against the development of health conditions like asthma, arthritis, & cancer. Studies have connected plums to cancer prevention especially of breast, gastrointestinal & respiratory tract. The antioxidants power & their phytonutrients cease the development of breast cancer cells without killing healthy cells. #dherbs

from Health Anti-aging Wellness

Colours of health

Yellow Fruits and Vegetables. Yellow foods are high in antioxidants like vitamin C. Vitamin C keeps our teeth and gums healthy, helps to heal cuts, improves the mucus membranes (like when we have colds), helps to absorb iron, prevents inflammation, improves circulation, and therefore prevents heart disease. Some of the darker ones also cross over with the health benefits of orange foods.


FeminineX | Iron deficiency symptoms and foods rich in iron |


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.

from BBC Good Food

Tofu & spinach cannelloni

I'm not sure about the tofu in this, but I am willing to give this a try. Looks like it will last a couple of meals too.

from Beauty Bites - Recipes, Health, Beauty

Lettuce wraps with bulgur filling

Healthy recipe from Beauty Bites: Healthy and vegan bulgur with chickpeas, corn and summer vegetables, wrapped for convinience in lettuce :D. Rich in fiber, iron and antioxidants. And super delicous