Iron is an essential part of the hemoglobin molecule which carries oxygen in the blood. The two most common types of people prone to iron deficiency are young women and children. For adolescents and teens, iron deficiency can make the skin look dull and for some can enhance the appearance of under eye dark circles, a major beauty and appearance issue with many women.
Often the lack of iron also expresses itself in the form of:
Shortness of breath, which is another condition itself, called anemia.
Inability to stay warm,
We can see why it is important to have a diet that includes iron and eat iron-rich foods. Eating foods that contain iron can provide the following benefits: