It's Tip of the Week Tuesday A simple but effective way to change meal patterns to enhance iron absorption is to include fruit juices such as orange juice, or another source of ascorbic acid like cabbage, carrots, or cauliflower in your meal
It's tip of the week Tuesday #TOTWT Some sources of nonheme iron often contain phytates, which bind to iron and carry it through the digestive tract unabsorbed! Spinach is high in iron, but less than 2% of the iron in cooked spinach is absorbed! (Scrimshaw N.S 1991. Iron Deficiency. Sci Am. 265 (4):7-14) #nonheme #iron #spinach #bioavailable #easilyabsorbed #phytates
It's Tip Of the Week Tuesday To enhance iron absorption in your diet, consume milk, cheese and other dairy products as a between-meal snack, rather than at mealtime. The dairy inhibits iron absorption!
it's tip of the week Tuesday Make sure that you wash your Fish thoroughly before and after each use. Dry the Fish and store it in a dry place to avoid rust. If rust does occur, give the Fish a good scrub, or even wash it with lemon juice!
it's tip of the week tuesday #TOTWT! did you know that potatoes are rich in iron? One medium potato can provide 1.3-1.9mg of iron! Fin-tastic in your soup!!! Looks yummy @laura_lewlu!! #Repost @laura_lewlu with @repostapp. ・・・ Potato leek soup cooked with a #luckyironfish These little fish add your family's daily amount of iron to whatever you cook it in! Amazing! And when you buy one they give one to a family in a developing nation who also needs more iron!