Iron is used to build up red blood particles. It is part of hemoglobine, the carrier of the oxygen in your blood.
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Recommended Daily Allowance
Men and women that are not menstruating: 10 mg
Your diet should contain about ten times that much, since your body can absorb only about 5 to 10 percent of that.
Deficiency of Iron
Indications of a lack of ireon are tiredness, weakness, pale skin, cold hands and feet, insomnia, brittle hair and nails, sickness, constipation, and even impotence.
Oversupply with Iron
Iron that is not used is stored in internal organs and damages them. It may lead to liver cyrrhosis or diabetes.
Note: This guide can only give a general overview of these minerals and their possible effects on the human body. It cannot and does not want to replace a doctor. If you are unsure about some aspect, or feel unweell, please consult professional help.
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