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Low iron is a health risk made worse with Covid 19

Feeling tired and washed out? Maybe you’re low on iron

Iron deficiency has become the most prevalent micronutrient disease world wide and Covid 19 may be worsening the problem according to a recent article in theconversation.com

Learn more:

How is iron lost from the body

Who is most at risk?

What are some common causes of iron deficiency?

What can athletes do to ensure better iron status?

How can Covid change the way people metabolize iron?

What effect do supplements have on the gut microbiome?

What new things can we do to ensure better iron intake including on a plant-based diet?

If you have concerns about your iron intake and would like to assess your current nutritional status then see you doctor to arrange a blood test and contact me for a nutritional assessment and dietary advice.

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