Nutrition Tips

Supplementing with Iron

As an athlete do you experience iron deficiency?!Iron is a mineral responsible for carrying oxygen and research shows that athletes need more red blood cells to carry oxygen in their active lifestyle. I personally have dealt with Anemia for over 10 years and the negative side effects it can have on the body. Here is a list of plant base Iron supplements I include in my diet and has kept me on the right track.

Baked Potato
Sesame Seed
Soy beans
Chick peas
My all time favorite Dark Chocolate

I try and include atleast 3 of these plant base Iron supplements in my diet.