Deficiency of iron remains a major problem in the country
How to fight iron deficiency Oral medication ( syrups, tablets, and capsules)
Gastric problems Injectable iron
Side effects The intramuscular route can be very painful and lead to skin discoloration
MUST- HAVE Our body needs 1 mg of iron daily. The intestine can absorb 10 per cent iron from the total iron available in our food. For this, we need to consume 2,000 calories daily.
Food that prevents iron absorption Wheat, rice, coffee, tea, tobacco, gutka, mawa ( a sweet)