Top 15 Foods to Fight Anemia (You Will Love #10)

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4. Oatmeal

Speaking of oatmeal, this grain is very high in iron. However, they also contain a compound called phytic acid, which can inhibit the absorption of iron, so you don’t want to make oatmeal your main source of iron. One cup of oatmeal also contains B vitamins, including B12, which is also important for those who have anemia.

 

5. Mushrooms

This is a great way to get your iron! These tasty little fungi are loaded with riboflavin, niacin, iron and beta-glucans, substances that keep your immune cells alert. Depending on the type of mushroom you consume, a single mushroom can contain as much as 8mgs of iron!

 

6. Nuts

This list just gets tastier all the time, doesn’t it? Tree nuts are another great source of iron and they taste great at the same time. Although all tree nuts are iron rich, pistachio nuts are the best source of iron with 15 mgs per 100 grams of nuts.

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