If you’re on a plant based diet trying to get your iron levels right, eating iron rich sources may not be enough. The amount of iron absorbed from plant foods depend on the other types of foods eaten at the same meal. Some foods aid in the absorption of iron, while others (like coffee, tea, legumes, milk and dairy products for example) can actually decrease the amount of plant based iron absorbed at a meal.
When it comes to plant based iron, proper food combining is key. Watch the explanation & get the Iron Rich Breakfast Smoothie recipe from this video.
(Spoken part, first 1:50 min is in Dutch)
blender + lemon squeezer
Vitamin C sources:
2 hands full of spinach