#AceHealthNews says providing we give the Elderly iron in their diet, we will prevent the onset of dementia and also most important make sure we do not strip it out ,with tannin. #food
Iron is a vital mineral that is essential for life. It is required for the proper growth and development of the human body. It aids to metabolize proteins and also helps in the production of haemoglobin, myoglobin (major protein of muscle cells), enzymes and red blood cells.
Iron helps the blood and muscles to deliver oxygen and removes carbon dioxide from them. This can be seen in every living cell. Calcium and copper is essential for proper functioning of iron, and ascorbic acid (vitamin c) enhances their absorption. Iron is necessary for proper metabolization of B vitamins.
Fruits are not that good source of iron, but it surely helps in iron absorption. Fruits and vegetables are best when consumed with vitamin C foods. This helps to increase the absorption of iron into the body. Eating fruits rich in iron on a regular basis can cure iron deficiency.
Iron deficiency causes:
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