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Roadmap to Improving Iron Levels

Introduction


Are you feeling sluggish? It could be more than just a busy schedule - it could be a sign of iron deficiency. Iron plays a very important role in our bodies, contributing to energy production and overall vitality. If you're looking to improve iron levels naturally, you've come to the right place. In this blog, we'll explore some simple yet effective strategies for improving iron levels naturally. Plus, we'll introduce you to a valuable resource - Roadmap to Improving Iron Levels - that will provide you with more in-depth information on this topic.


Understaning iron deficiency


According to NICE, iron deficiency affects 1 billion people worldwide. In the UK it is estimated that 3% of men and 8% of women in the UK have iron deficiency anaemia. Iron deficiency means insufficient in iron in the body, whereas iron deficient anaemia specifically refers to a condition where iron deficiency has progressed to the point of affecting red blood cell production, causing characteristics and symptoms of anaemia.



Blood in vials from blood tests

The Importance of Natural Solutions


By incorporating lifestyle changes and iron-rich foods in to your diet, you can improve your iron status and overall well-being. Natural methods offer several advantages, including better absorption and fewer side-effects.


Iron-rich Foods to Incorporate


Incorporating iron-rich foods like leafy greens, beans and - if your dietry choices allow it - meat in to your diet can make a difference towards improving iron levels. These foods not only provide a steady flow of iron but also contain other nutrients that support overall health.


Iron rich foods

Enhancing Iron Absorption


Did you know that dietry factors can affect how well your body absorbs iron? For example eating foods high in vitamin C along-side iron-rich foods can enhance absorption. Conversely, calcium and caffeine can inhibit absorption.


Lifestyle Changes for Better Iron Levels


Managing stress, getting enough sleep and staying physically active can contribute to better iron levels. Exercise in particular, improves blood circulation, which can improve absorption and distribution throughout the body.


Conclusion


Improving iron levels naturally is within reach for those willing to take small health steps to change their diet and lifestyle. By incorporating iron-rich foods, enhancing absorption, and adopting healthy habits, you can boost your energy and feel more vibrant. And if you're ready to take the extra step towards better health, don't forget to download our free health guide - Roadmap to Improving Iron Levels - it is packed with hints and tips to help you on your journey to optimal wellness.

 
Amanda Robinson

Author: Amanda Robinson dipCNM, ANP, UKHCA. Amanda is a qualified health coach who graduated with a health coach diploma from the College of Naturopathic Medicine in London. A member of the UK Health Coach Association . She is the founder of Health Steps www.healthsteps.co.uk.  If you would like to chat with Amanda about how she can help you with your Health and Well-being you can email her at amanda.robinson@healthsteps.co.uk . Head over to our Free Stuff section where you will find free health guides, or the Programmes area where you will find our popular online programmes to help you on your journey towards a happier, healthier future.

 







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