Foods high in iron
The best source of iron is animal-based foods like meat and eggs, but many plant-based foods are also rich in (non-haem) iron.
Iron deficiency symptoms
People who have an iron deficiency can often feel tired, dizzy or short of breath. Find out more about common iron deficiency symptoms by reading our trusted partner pages.
Iron deficiency treatments
Treatment of an iron deficiency depends on its cause, but will often involve bringing iron levels back to normal levels by eating differently, supplements or transfusions.
What causes iron deficiency?
The three main causes of iron deficiency are not eating enough iron-rich foods, trouble with absorbing iron and blood loss. Find out more by reading our trusted partner content.
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