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What foods are high in iron?

I have low iron and would like to know what foods are high in iron.

Dr. Gourmet Says...

Walnuts are high in iron

There are a lot of great, healthy foods that are high in iron. Here's a link to a short list of foods, (PDF) along with iron requirements by age and gender, to get you started.

Here's a handout from the USDA (PDF) that has the iron content of most foods.

Thanks for writing,

Timothy S. Harlan, MD, FACP
Dr. Gourmet