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: Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Iron Disorders Institute

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: Wednesday, October 14, 2015

NIH Office of Dietary Supplements - ODS

Iron and Your Child

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

Review Date: Monday, 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: Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Iron Disorders Institute

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