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how do i better my iron besides prental?

i was told i had low iron what else should i do instead of taking the pills
i dont really eat to much meat
and im sooo picky about what i eat
specially now that i pregnant

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mommyinfebruary

Asked by mommyinfebruary at 9:33 PM on Oct. 7, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • Beans and lentils and other legumes are AMAZING sources of iron =]
    caitxrawks

    Answer by caitxrawks at 9:38 PM on Oct. 7, 2008

  • Here is a list of high iron foods:


    http://health.rutgers.edu/factsheets/iron.htm


    Keep in mind that Vitamin C helps the absorbtion of Iron - so make sure you're getting plenty of that as well to put your Iron to use.

    Serafyna

    Answer by Serafyna at 9:53 PM on Oct. 7, 2008

  • raw broccoli or any other dark green veggies
    iloveyall2008

    Answer by iloveyall2008 at 2:23 AM on Oct. 8, 2008

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