Sunday, November 29, 2009

important info if you have anemia -- don't take iron at same time as calcium

Important information for women with fibroids, who often struggle with anemia. I just found out yesterday that calcium inhibits the absorption of iron. So it's not a good idea to take your calcium pills at the same time as your iron supplements. Just one of the many things that I wish someone had told me before!

Here's a good general article on iron absorption:

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