Iron For Women: What You Need To Know

Iron For Women: What You Need To Know

Iron is an important mineral we get from the foods we eat and is required for both men and women. However, the risk of iron deficiency is greater for women and can result in symptoms of fatigue, dizziness, shortness of breath, cold hands and feet and more [1]. For this reason, we need to pay more attention to our diet and the ways in which we can optimise iron absorption. The image below is a quick and easy guide on iron for women.

Please note this document may not be suitable for an individual with a certain medical condition. Speak to you general practitioner and dietitian if you are concerned about your iron levels.