Hello everybody! I'm Gerardo!
And I'm Sarah!
We will be talking about Iron!
Iron is a mineral that is naturally present in many foods,
and available as a dietary supplement.
growth development normal cellular functioning synthesis of some hormones
It's necessary for:
Iron is an essential element for blood production.
According to the NIH,
About 70% of your body's iron is found
in the red blood cells called hemoglobin and
in muscle cells called myoglobin.
People in the U.S. usually obtain
It also shows that,
adeqaute amounts of iron from their diets,
but infants, young children, teenaged girls,
and pregnant women are at risk of obtaining
It is also important to note that the RDA for Iron is:
Lean meat, seafood
You can get it from:
Dietary sources include:
nuts, beans, vegetables,
and fortified grain products
AND THAT IS IRON IN A NUTSHELL!