Do You Know
- What iron is?
- Why you need iron?
- Who needs iron the most?
Iron is a very important nutrient used by all living cells in the body. Iron is needed for building muscles and blood. It also has an important job to do in the bloodstream. It carries oxygen to all the cells in the body so that they can do their work.
Buckner, Elizabeth and Walters, Jackie, "Iron in Your Diet" (2009). Family and Consumer Sciences Publications. 72.