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How to Improve Iron Absorption from Food Sources

By Momi on September 11, 2023
Improve iron absorption from food

Absorption of Iron by your body depends highly on how you prepare your food, and which foods you eat together with iron rich foods.

If you consume foods rich in vitamin C such as citrus fruits, tomatoes, berries, melons, green leafy vegetables and capsicum together with iron-rich foods, your body can absorb more iron than if you consume them alone. You can also take a vitamin C supplement with iron-rich foods instead of other foods.

How Much Iron a Human Body Needs?

By SamK on January 30, 2022
How Much Iron a Human Body Needs

A humand body's daily iron intake requirements depend on the age and sex of the person:

Children (aged 1 to 3 years): 9 milligrams (mg)

Children (aged 4 to 8 years): 10mg

Boys (aged 9 to 13 years): 8mg

Boys (aged 14 to 18 years): 11mg

Girls (aged 9 to 13 years): 8mg

Girls (aged 14 to 18 years): 15mg

Men (adult): 8mg

Women (aged 19 to 50): 18mg

Women (51+): 8mg

Pregnant Women: 27mg

How Does COVID-19 Spread?

By SamK on April 08, 2020
How Does COVID-19 Spread?

COVID-19 is mainly spread from one person to another through small droplets from the nose or mouth when a person with COVID-19 coughs or exhales near another person(s).

These droplets also land on objects and surfaces around the person. If other people touch these objects or surfaces and then touch their eyes, nose or mouth, they also catch COVID-19.

What is COVID-19?

By Momi on April 08, 2020
What is COVID-19?

COVID-19 (Coronavirus disease 2019) is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The disease was first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, which is the capital of Hubei province, China. 

The latest statistics are:

  • More than 695.7 million people infected
  • More than 210 countries and territories
  • More than 6.9 million deaths
  • More than 667.7 million recoveries