The 6 Nutrients You Need Most
- Crucial for proper brain function
- Boosts energy levels and prevents anemia by helping to produce red blood cells
- 3 ounces cooked lean steak (2.7mg)
- 3 ounces shrimp (2.6mg)
- 1/2 cup chickpeas (1.6mg)
TIP: Iron is harder to absorb from plant sources. Vegetarians should aim for 34mg if they don't take a multivitamin.
Originally published in FITNESS magazine, October 2007.
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