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5 Iron Rich Foods You Should Eat Regularly In Order To Stay Strong And Healthy.

Iron is a very important nutrient that plays a major role in our body system. The World Health Organization regards iron deficiency as the most common nutritional disorder in the world. A lot of people encounter numerous health issues and medical conditions just because they lack a good amount of iron in their body.

What happens when you lack enough iron in your body?

When your body is badly lacking iron nutrients, you'll notice the following signs;

1. Fatigue.

2. Vomiting.

3. Loss of appetite.

4. Extreme weight loss.

5. Difficulty in breathing.

6. Bad skin tone.

Now that you've found out some important information about the nutrient known as Iron and why its very important for you to consume it. Let's look at some foods that contains enough iron below;


Chicken is one of the best suppliers of iron in the world. It contains at least 3.5 ounce of iron per serving. Chicken is also very tasty and delicious. But its much more healthier when it is cooked, boiled or grilled rather than being deep fried in hot oil.


Beans is a very healthy source of protein and iron. Sadly, most people do not like eating beans. There are so many types of beans such as brown beans, black beans, navy beans, white beans, soy beans, and lots more. And they are very different from each other in terms of nutrients. But one thing they all have in common is the huge presence of iron nutrient.

Spinach or ugu leaf. 

Spinach, popularly known as Ugu leaf here in Nigeria is a very nutritious type of vegetable. It can be used to prepare soups and vegetable sauce. But no matter how you prepare it, spinach will still be an excellent source of iron to the body.

Liver and other organ meats. 

Liver meat, also known as beef liver is a type of meat that is gotten from animals and their liver organ. It provides about 6.1 ounce of iron per serving, along with several other amazing vitamins and minerals which helps to keep your body strong and healthy.


Just like chicken, turkey is another type of poultry that contains enough iron nutrient. Turkey meat is very healthy and delicious for human consumption. However, its not a very popular meat. Turkey is usually consumed once in a while or during festivities.

Source; MedinePlus, WHO and Webmd.

Please start eating all the foods listed in this educative article to stay strong and healthy.

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