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14 Vegetarian Foods That Have More Iron Than Meat!

A lot of vegetarians and vegans are concerned about the amount of iron they intake through their diet.

The National Institutes of Health claims that the recommended daily amount of iron for adults is 8-27 mg. Adult men can get the lowest amount while older women and those who are pregnant or breastfeeding are highly recommended to get more.
During the years, meat is thought as the main source of iron, so vegetarians should find other sources which can help them to get the recommended daily amount of iron.

The good news is that there are some tasty foods that are easy to prepare and have a high content of iron.

So, check them out!

14 Foods That Will Boost Your Iron Intake:

1. SpinachDark leafy greens, particularly spinach has a high content of iron. 3 cups of spinach have 18mg of iron (this is more than an 8-ounce steak). One spinach salad can supply your body with the recommended daily amount of iron!

2. BroccoliBroccoli is a great source of iron and other essential nutrients like magnesium…