Educational resources for schools and public health
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8 ½” x 11”, 50 sheets, 2-sided
Iron is an essential mineral that is needed for healthy blood that you get iron from the foods you eat. Discover iron-rich foods and ways to boost iron absorption with the Iron for Strong, Healthy Blood Handouts. This colorful handout highlights and explains the importance of iron in your body, significant food sources, and ways to aid in absorption including eating foods rich in vitamin C with iron-rich foods, cooking in cast iron, and drinking coffee and tea between meals, not with meals.
Perfect for WIC participants, the handout also highlights the importance of iron for pregnant women and reasons why young children may have low iron levels.
Also available as a poster: Iron for Strong, Healthy Blood Poster (#410051)