Monthly Archives: April 2012

HEME AND NON-HEME IRON

Iron is an essential nutrient, as it is part of the hemoglobin, which carries oxygen in the blood. There are two types of iron found in food which is absorbed by the body; heme and non-heme. Heme is found in … Continue reading

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IRON – Cauliflower & Clams in Parsley Broth

Cauliflower & Clams in Parsley Broth Eat clams! Three ounces of the shellfish provide 24 mg of iron. According to the cdc women ages 51+ need 8 mg of iron per day. Clams are also high in potassium and B12. … Continue reading

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EAT YOUR SPINACH!

Try out these delicious spinach recipes from the New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/08/magazine/spinach-is-a-dish-best-served-cooked.html?_r=1  Spinach is one vegetable best served cooked!

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