Vitamin C and Iron

by Cathy Parkes May 22, 2020 Updated: February 16, 2024

Vitamin C and Iron

Vitamin C increases the absorption of iron. If your patient is taking an iron supplement, be sure they eat foods rich in Vitamin C! Examples: citrus fruit or juices, tomatoes, green leafy vegetables, peppers.

To learn more about Vitamin C and the absorption of iron, check out our video on cardiovascular medications - antianemic agents.


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