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A healthy diet is the key to getting the iron you need

Posted February 12, 2015, 10:24 am Daniel Pendick, Former Executive Editor, Harvard Men's Health Watch An article in this week’s Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) focuses on what happens to iron stores in the body after donating blood. As many as one-third of regular blood donors have too little iron in their bloodstreams. According to the article, it can take up to six months to replenish the body’s iron after donating…

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