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What you should know about iron during pregnancy.

Deficiency of Iron during Pregnancy and Postpartum Iron deficiency anemia is the most prevalent nutritional deficiency that affects 14% of the pregnant women in developed countries and as much as 56% (or about 35% to 75%) women in developing countries, according to statistics released by World Health Organization (WHO) (1). Healthcare providers around the world

7 Healthy Sources Of Iron Athletes Needs In Their Diet

As an athlete, there’s no question that you’re watching your diet to stay fit and healthy. You’re making sure that you fuel your body with enough energy to keep up those intense workout sessions but not so much energy that you start to experience unwanted weight gain. But, are you making sure that your micronutrient

Athletic Consequences of Not Enough Iron

As you go about your diet plan to help excel at whatever sport you happen to be participating in, one nutrient that you need to be sure you are getting enough of is iron. Iron deficiency anemia can quickly suck the life out of any athlete, so to speak, making their performance take a sharp

What Athletes Need To Know about Iron Deficiency

As an athlete training hard, it’s critical that you are staying aware of the nutrition that you’re taking in on a regular basis. The foods you eat will have a very strong influence on the performance you see as you go about your heavy training, so by getting your diet lined up properly, you can

How I learned to live with Iron Deficiency

Getting diagnosed with Iron Deficiency   Iron deficiency was cyclical for me when I hit my pre-teen years. I was too young to understand what was going on, but my mom totally missed it for a long time. All she knew was her vibrant, energetic tomboy daughter would slowly wind down to a place where