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The important findings and implications of a recent study are that zinc and iron from food sources other than red meat may help prevent lung cancer, and heme iron (iron from animal dietary sources) intake was inversely linked with lung cancer risk.
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Reducing anemia in adolescents is often motivated by efforts and interests to improve maternal and newborn health for pregnant adolescents. However, when we truly understand the consequences of anemia throughout a woman's life, the benefits of reducing it to improve adolescent school performance and productivity at work cannot be ignored.
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A recent study concluded that anemic women and women undergoing treatment for menorrhagia could further improve their health and overall quality of life by taking iron supplements. A research team led...
There are many reasons why people may be seeking to add more iron into their diets, not least of which because it's something we all need every day to help build red blood cells and oxygenate the body...
Pumping iron just got tastier. The next time you're thinking about adding more energy to your day or getting more oxygen in your body, simply add more iron to your diet, says personal trainer and holi...
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If you find that you are spending more and more money for the perfect under-eye concealer, or treatments to combat puffiness in your face, you should look at the root causes. In my practice I have found that the culprit behind those dark circles and puffy eyes can range from thyroid problems to food allergies. Here are some solutions to the five most common causes.
Fatigue is one of the most common concerns that initially prompts a new patient to book an appointment at my clinic. While the cause can range from insomnia or excessive stress to food allergies or a hormonal imbalance, more often than not I find that low levels of vitamin B12 (and often iron, which can go hand in hand) are at least partially to blame. The good news is that it's also one of the easiest things to restore and replace.
When I announced I was making the change over from vegetarian to vegan I got a lot of questions about my diet: Where will you get your protein? What about your iron? And B12? So all of this started me thinking, where might I get these nutrients?