Learn to Navigate Iron Deficiency with Health Experts

Category: Risks Groups and Symptoms of Iron Deficiency
Feeling tired all the time? It could be more than just the exhaustion of your daily grind or regular exercise. Read on to learn about the risk factors, signs and symptoms of iron deficiency.
Lindsay Van Der Meer, Registered Dietitian
Category: Management of Iron Deficiency
If you suspect that your iron is low, talk to your primary care provider to discuss getting your iron levels checked. If your iron levels are low a few different treatments may be recommended. Learn more about common treatments for iron deficiency.
Lindsay Van Der Meer, Registered Dietitian
Category: Risks Groups and Symptoms of Iron Deficiency
Adequate iron intake is a fundamental nutrition consideration for all blood donors, especially females, frequent donators and others at higher iron deficiency risk categories such as vegans and vegetarians. Depending on your iron status and donation frequency, you and your healthcare team may establish the need for some form of iron supplementation.
Andy De Santis, Registered Dietitian
Category: Risks Groups and Symptoms of Iron Deficiency
Iron deficiency is the most common global nutrient deficiency, and while it occurs less frequently here at home it still represents a real challenge for certain at risk groups within our population. Learn about the various stages of iron deficiency and help you to better understand which groups of people are at the highest risk of encountering it.
Andy De Santis, Registered Dietitian
Category: Importance of Iron
Why do we care about iron? Iron is essential in maintaining many body functions, including the production of hemoglobin, the molecule in your blood that carries oxygen. Understand the importance of iron and early diagnosis of iron deficiency.
Nicole Osinga, Registered Dietitian
Category: Sources of Iron
“Is it possible to get enough iron on a plant-based diet?” Learn about plant sources of Iron and quick tips for absorbing iron.
Nicole Osinga, Registered Dietitian
Category: Risks Groups and Symptoms of Iron Deficiency
If you’ve ever been diagnosed with low iron or iron deficiency anemia, you know just how frustrating this is. Understand what iron is and why it is important, who might be at risk for deficiency, how to optimize your diet, and when a supplement may be necessary.
Brooke Bulloch, Registered Dietitian