What Iron Does in the Body

Jul 06, 2022

  • Transports oxygen in the body You’ll have low endurance and fatigue if low iron.

  • Assists in energy production You’ll be tired a lot and not want to exercise with deficiency of iron.

  • Required for DNA synthesis You may age faster without enough iron.

  • Hemoglobin requires it to do its job About 65% of the iron in your body is stored in hemoglobin. Hemoglobin oxygenates your cells.

  • Necessary for creation of myoglobin in muscles Another reason for fatigue if you are deficient.

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