Top 10 Best Sources of Food Iron



We often commonly hear about hemoglobin deficiency or something related to low hemoglobin percentage or anemia when we go to hospital with weakness.. that is mainly because of Iron deficiency. Iron is the major element that is required to build our blood cells and keep a healthy blood cell count. Most importantly iron is required during pregnancy which helps for the development of  fetal spinal cord  development. I will help you with Top 10 Best Sources of Food Iron content.

 

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So.. here are the top 10 best sources of  iron rich foods that can be used in our regular diet.

1.Beans and Pulses :

Any kind of beans (Soya Beans) and Pea nuts (Chick Peas) are rich source of Iron. Along with Iron these things are rich sources of fiber, vitamin C, and protein.




2. Liver:

Along with Iron, Liver meat also contains folate and vitamin B12.  To overcome anemia these are the three vitamins and minerals you need. its high levels of protein can help you to reduce your body weight.

3.Spinach (Most of the other leafy vegetables) :

Spinach may not give you a superhuman strength to fight with villains like Popeye’s nemesis Bluto, but this leafy vegetable and most of the other green leafy vegetables can help you to fight with iron-deficiency anemia. It also contains calcium, and potassium to strengthen your muscles. So spinach is considered as one of the top most food with rich source of Iron.



4. Oysters:

Best and tasty sea food that contains rich iron is oyster. Other sea foods like tuna fish, octopus are also having iron content. Oysters are rich sources of calcium and vitamins like A,D and B12.

5. Nuts:

Dry fruits and nuts like Apricot, Cashew, Pine, Hazelnut, Peanut, Almond are rich sources of iron, B-Complex and vitamin E,K. Nuts are also rich in minerals like calcium, potassium, copper, sodium and magnesium.



6. Pumpkin seeds:

Pumpkin seeds are rich sources of  Iron, Sodium and Potassium. These are also rich sources of calcium, Potassium,Sodium and it also has A,D and B12 vitamins in it.

7. Sesame Seeds: 

These are rich sources of iron which can be used in our regular diet. Along with iron content these seeds are rich in manganese and Potassium. Eating sesame seed will burn your calories to as this also contains protein content in it. How ever, this is not recommended to pregnant ladies during their 1st and 2nd trimester.



8. Dark Chocolate:

 Here comes our favorite iron rich food.. chocolates.. DARK Chocolates are also rich sources of iron and this is a good food for keeping your heart healthy and happy. As this doesn’t have much sugar and bitter in taste..anyone can take this as source of Iron.

9. Fortified Cereals: 

Well most of us eat cereals, bread and pastas as our breakfast early in the morning. The actual fact is all these foods are rich sources of iron which helps to maintain a healthy hemoglobin content.



10. Boiled Potatoes:

 Most of us eat potatoes in our regular diet in pulkas and chapathies.. yes.. this is also a rich source of iron content. But this is rich in carbohydrate content which is not good to keep and maintain a healthy weight control. When the above foods are available, this is good to avoid potatoes as iron source.

So.. these are the top 10 foods rich in Iron content…

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