Iron is in lots of foods, but sometimes it can't be absorbed very well
Help your body get the iron it needs-
Dr. Michael Georgieff is the Martin Lenz Harrison Land Grant Chair in Pediatrics and a professor in the Department of Developmental Psychology at the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis.
A lot of foods have natural iron, and it's added to some, like infant cereal. But it's not always that easy for your body to absorb it. Some foods, those with vitamin C, make the job easier; while others, like tea, interfere further. In Good foods for iron, Dr. Michael Georgieff, reviews where you can find iron for Nutrition4Kids viewers, as part of a video series of answers to parents' questions about iron's role in a baby's life, extending from the time of conception, through pregnancy breastfeeding, and infancy. until a toddler turns two.
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