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A - Z of Vitamins & Supplements

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Iron, Magnesium & Vitamin B-12

Iron is an important component of hemoglobin, the substance in red blood cells that carries oxygen from your lungs to transport it throughout your body. Hemoglobin represents about two-thirds of the body's iron. If you don't have enough iron, your body can't make enough healthy oxygen-carrying red blood cells.
Iron Deficiency: Iron-Deficiency Anemia is the most common deficiency disease in the world. Children require adequate level for cell growth and healthy development. Senior citizens may lack the ability to absorp Iron. Sportspeople carefully watch their iron level. Studies reveal that iron absorption is reduced by coffee consumption.
Sources of Iron: Red meat, liver, Kidney, Almonds, Dried Fruits, All Bran, Spinach, Watercress.
Herb Sources: All Seaweeds, Burdock, Devil's Claw, Couch grass Root, Meadowsweet, Mullein, rest harrow, Nettles, Toadflax, Wild Strawberry Leaves, Yellow Dock, Gotu Kola, Parsley, Silverweed.

Research: Magnesium


Iron, Magnesium and Vitamin B-12 - Vitamins for Ulcers, Peptic: Take 100 milligrams of each once daily.

Always seek professional medical advice before taking herbal medications
     

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