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Essentials: Iron

Iron is an essential building block for our body. It transports oxygen and regulates cell growth. If you are short on iron you may suffer from anemia, which is the #1 nutritional disorder in the world. In fact, 80% of the world’s population does not get enoughiron. When you are anemic, your body does not have enough hemoglobin or myoglobin. Symptoms of anemia are cold hands and feet, dizziness, headaches, and an irregular heartbeat. To avoid this, eat foods that arehigh in iron and take a daily iron supplement. If you have any questions please ask your doctor.



Lynn Goldstein

This video features Lynn Goldstein. Lynn Goldstein is a Registered dietitian with a Masters of Science degree from New York University. Lynn covers all the essentials our bodies need. (21 Episodes)

Duration: 03:49. Last Updated On: 2015-07-15
Review date: May 17, 2014
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