Shellfish is also rich in many other nutrients and may increase HDL (good) cholesterol levels in your blood.
Spinach provides 15% of the DV for iron per serving, along with several vitamins and minerals. It also contains important antioxidants.
Organ meats are good sources of iron, and liver contains 36% of the DV per serving. Organ meats are also rich in many other nutrients, such as selenium, vitamin A
One cup (198 grams) of cooked lentils provides 37% of the DV for iron. Legumes are also high in folate, magnesium, potassium, and fiber and may even aid weight loss.
One serving of ground beef contains 15% of the DV for iron and is one of the most easily accessible sources of heme iron.
Pumpkin seeds provide 14% of the DV for iron per 1-ounce serving. They’re also a good source of several other nutrients, particularly magnesium.
Quinoa provides 16% of the DV for iron per serving. It also contains no gluten and is high in protein, folate, minerals, and antioxidants.
Turkey provides 13% of the DV for iron and is a good source of several vitamins and minerals.
One serving of broccoli provides 6% of the DV for iron and is very high in vitamins C, K, and folate. It may also help reduce cancer risk.
Tofu provides 19% of the DV for iron per serving and is rich in protein and minerals. Its isoflavones may improve heart health and relieve menopausal symptoms.