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

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

Note: Documents in PDF format require the Adobe Acrobat Reader®. If you experience problems with PDF documents, please download the latest version of the Reader®.