Iron Assessment

Iron

Effective For:

  • As a component of hemoglobin, Iron transports Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide to and from cells
  • Component of enzymes
  • Vital for energy production

 

Top Foods Containing Iron

Pumpkin Seeds Parsley Almonds Prunes Cashews
Raisins Brazil Nuts Walnuts Dates Pork
Cooked dried beans Sesame Seeds Pecans Raw Yellow Beans Lentils
Falafel Spirulina Spinach Pork Liver Lamb Kidney
Lamb Liver Beef Liver

Promoters:

  • Vitamin C (increases Iron absorption)
  • Vitamin E
  • Calcium, but not in excess
  • Folic Acid, Phosphorus and Stomach Acid

Iron Assessment

Score 1 point for each symptom that you experience on a REGULAR basis.

_______   Pale skin

_______   Hair loss

_______   Brittle nails

_______   Sore tongue

_______   Fatigue, lethargy, or weakness

_______   Loss of appetite or nausea

_______   Heavy periods or blood loss

_______   Low immunity

_______   Anemia

Total Iron Score _______

If you scored 2 or more point you need Iron.   Please look back at the list of foods containing iron.  Over the next few weeks include foods from this list in your diet.

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