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Iron Rich Vegan Foods
It has come to my attention that several of my readers want information about iron deficiency anemia caused from poor iron intake. This can easily be addressed by eating enough iron rich vegan foods in your diet. Listed below are foods that should be HIGH on your daily menu list.

All you have to do is make sure that dark green leafy vegetables and cooked dried beans are the basis of your daily diet. Eating foods containing vitamin C along with these high concentrated iron foods will increase iron absorption in the human body.

Iron is the central part of the our blood's hemoglobin, which carries oxygen in our blood. Iron deficiency anemia is a common health problem common to young women and children.

Iron Needs for Vegan Adults
The RDA for a vegan diet for iron is 14 milligrams per day for men and post-menopause women. Women pre-menopause should consume 33 milligrams per day of iron.

Iron Needs for Vegan Children
0-6 months: Breast milk provides adequate iron, 0.27 mg/day
7-12 months: 11 mg/day
1-3 years: 7 mg/day
4-8 years: 10 mg/day
9-13 years: 8 mg/day
14-18 years (boys): 11 mg/day
14-18 years (girls): 15 mg/day

There are many other foods that contain iron, but these are the higher level iron foods that will address the problem before it begins.

Raw Juices
If you have a juicer, it's easy to juice raw green vegetables in combination with a sweet citrus to form a powerful enzyme and iron filled juice for a vegan body.

   

Iron Rich Vegan Foods Amount Iron (mg)
  Soybeans, cooked
1 cup
8.8
  Blackstrap Molasses
2 Tbsp
7.2
  Lentils, cooked
1 cup
6.6
  Spinach, cooked
1 cup
6.4
  Quinoa, cooked
1 cup
6.3
  Tofu, cold or cooked
4 ounces
6
  Tempeh, cooked
1 cup
4.8
  Lima Beans, cooked
1 cup
4.4
  Swiss Chard, cooked
1 cup
4
  Black Beans, cooked
1 cup
3.6
  Pinto Beans, cooked
1 cup
3.5
  Turnip Greens, cooked
1 cup
3.2
  Garbanzo Beans, cooked
1 cup
3.2
  Potato, cooked
1 large
3.2
  Kidney Beans, cooked
1 cup
3
  Prune Juice
8 ounces
3
  Beet Greens, cooked
1 cup
2.7
  Tahini
2 Tbsp
2.7
  Vegan Hot Dog, frozen 
1 hot dog
2.7
  Peas, cooked
1 cup
2.5
  Black-eyed peas, cooked
1 cup
2.3
  Cashews
1/4 cup
2.1
  Brussels Sprouts, cooked
1 cup
1.9
  Bok Choy, cooked
1 cup
1.8
  Bulgur, cooked
1 cup
1.7
  Raisins
1/2 cup
1.6
  Almonds
1/4 cup
1.5
  Apricots, dried
15 halves
1.4
  Vegan Burger, frozen
1 patty
1.4
  Watermelon
1/8 medium
1.4
  Soy Yogurt
6 ounces
1.1
  Tomato Juice
8 ounces
1
  Green Beans, cooked
1 cup
1.2
  Kale, cooked
1 cup
1.2
  Sunflower Seeds
1/4 cup
1.2
  Broccoli, cooked
1 cup
1.1
  Millet, cooked
1 cup
1.1
  Sesame Seeds
2 Tbsp
1

Iron Supplement for Vegans
Some iron supplements are not tolerated by the body very well, but after trying several products, we found a great formula that is non-constipating. My husband, daughter, grandson and I use Floradix Iron Plus Herbs, 8.5 fluid ounce (250 ml) from iHerb.com. And if you would like to save more money, I'm able to pass on a $5 coupon for new shoppers at iHerb.com. Simply use this code: BET563 when you check out. Not only will you save $5, but you'll save anywhere from 10 to 40% on items that you probably buy at heath food stores.

Floradix Iron and HerbsFloradix Iron + Herbs provides a highly absorbable form of iron and combines it with B-Vitamins, Vitamin C, digestive herbs, specially cultured nutritional yeast (Sacharomyces cerevisiae), plus ocean kelp and extracts of wheat germ and rosehip. Floradix Iron + Herbs offers nutrients required for proper growth, energy, and for maintaining optimum health. Both adults and children can enjoy the health benefits of this liquid formulation.

Ingredients of Floradix Iron Plus Herbs
Aqueous extract from: carrot, nettle wort, spinach, quitch roots, angelica roots, fennel, ocean kelp, African mallow blossom, orange peel. Juice concentrates (pear, red grape, black currant, orange, blackberry, cherry, beet root), yeast extract (saccharomyces cerevisiae), honey, rosehip extract, wheat germ extract, natural flavor.

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