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Old 03-09-2013, 09:47 PM   #7
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Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: PA
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S/C/G: 206/143 on my scale/143

Height: 5'3 1/2"


I used to eat spinach the week before I tried to give blood, it always worked for me.

I've been eating (well drinking) a baby spinach, almond milk, banana, wheat germ, handful of peanuts, smoothie for breakfast every morning, make me feel better.

Smoked oysters have iron, raisins, if you're taking a supplement I think chelated is recommended for absorption if that's your problem. When I was younger my doc prescribed a vitamin for iron deficient anemia, I try to get the nutrients from food now, spinach works the best for me.

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