These foods are richer in iron than red meat

 Sylvie Claire / May 19, 2021

Iron has a fundamental role in the constitution of hemoglobin, a protein that transports oxygen in the body, but also in that of myoglobin, which brings oxygen to the muscles, as well as in that of many enzymes essential to the functioning of the body.


Fatigue, anemia, decreased resistance to infections, headaches, If you have these symptoms, you may be suffering from an iron deficiency. To remedy this, red meat is generally recommended. But other foods are much richer in iron.


So we present you 10 foods richer in iron than red meat (2.5 to 4 mg per 100 grams), to avoid deficiencies. They are classified from the least rich to the richest.


- Spinach (2.7 mg per 100 grams).


- Almonds (3.3 mg per 100 grams)


- Lentils (3.3 mg per 100 grams)


- Quinoa (8 mg per 100 grams)


- Dark chocolate (8 mg per 100 grams).


- Morels (12.2 mg per 100 grams)


- Sesame (14.6 mg per 100 grams).


- Spirulina (28.5 mg per 100 grams)


- Thyme (30 mg per 100 grams).


- Cumin (66 mg per 100 grams).

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