U.S. Department of Health and Human Services



Achieving Iron Balance with Diet

Learn what foods or substances impair or enhance iron absorption in your body.

Review Date: January 15, 2013

Iron Disorders Institute

Anemia: Treatment Strategies You Should Know- (PDF)

This brochure describes the symptoms and causes of iron deificiency anemia,facts about medications and iron supplements, and foods rich in iron that can help prevent anemia.

Review Date: January 15, 2013

Society for the Advancement of Blood Management, Inc.

Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet: Iron

What foods provide iron? What affects iron absorption? Does pregnancy increase the need for iron? Read on to find the answers to these, and other, questions you have about iron.

Review Date: January 29, 2013

NIH Office of Dietary Supplements - ODS

Iron and Your Child

Kids require different amounts of iron at various ages and stages.

Review Date: October 29, 2012

The Nemours Foundation

Learn About How Iron Affects You

Too little iron or too much iron changes the way we grow, develop and function. Read more about the body's need for iron.

Review Date: January 29, 2013

Iron Disorders Institute

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