Iron is one of the best known minerals. Many people know that iron is essential for healthy blood and is needed to help carry oxygen around the body. Did you know that iron also helps you to think clearly, keeps your immune system healthy and helps to reduce tiredness and fatigue?
Where can I find Iron?
Red meat, especially beef, is one of the best sources of iron.You will also find iron in beans like chickpeas as well as red lentils. Shellfish are another good source, especially mussels.
Did you know?
Chicken and turkey do not have a lot of iron – and the iron they have is mainly in the skin and legs, not the breast!
Iron – Benefits at a glance:
How much Iron do I need everyday?
The RDA or Recommended Daily Amount for Iron is 14mg per day.
|Iron in food (per 100g)||Need per 14mg day|
|Red kidney beans||2.5mg|
|Green and Brown lentils||3.5mg|
Beeline Iron & Vitamin C Effervescent Double Action Tablets provide Iron (14mg 100% RDA) in a highly absorbable organic complex, which is gentle on the stomach. Vitamin C 80mg (100% RDA) plays an important role in the Iron absorption.
Suitable for Vegetarians.