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Types of iron : Heme vs Non-heme

What is heme iron? Heme iron is the type of iron found in blood and muscle. It makes up a large portion of the iron in a typical western diet. The “heme” in hemoglobin refers to this form of iron. Heme iron-rich foods include oysters, beef, liver and sardines. While the exact mechanism of absorption [...]

2019-05-15T15:30:23+00:00 Diet, Health|0 Comments