you’re suffering from IDA, there are lots of foods that are iron-rich and
iron from meat sources is the best-absorbed form. The iron you get from a small
serving of beef, for one, is the just the same amount of iron you get from a big
serving of spinach.
As to nutrients, Vitamin C helps boost the potency of the iron by enhancing its
absorption. So eating high-iron food like a glass of orange juice increase the
amount iron the body can use.
Here are iron-rich foods:
All types of liver
Iron-fortified breakfast cereals
a healthy pasta treat from Chef Gene Gonzales. You don’t only get to enjoy
eating it, but you
also get to have lots of iron!
FETTUCCINE WITH SPINACH, BUTTER AND CREAM
cup + 2 tbsps fresh spinach, trimmed, washed and dried
tsp black pepper, freshly ground
cup heavy cream (light cream or half-and-half)
k fettuccine (or linguine)
cup Parmesan cheese, freshly shaved
a large pot of water to a boil.
Meanwhile, chop the spinach coarsely. Over medium heat, melt 2 tablespoons
butter in a large skillet which can be covered. Add the spinach and some salt
Cover and reduce heat, cook stirring occasionally, until the spinach is very
tender, about 10 minutes. Uncover, add half the cream and cook gently for 5
Add salt to the boiling water and cook the pasta al dente. When almost done, put
the remaining butter in a large warm bowl and add 2 tablespoons of the cooking
water. Drain the pasta and toss with the butter and half of the Parmesan.
the spinach sauce and serve, passing the remaining Parmesan at the table.