Iron

By Varsha and Christine

Name of the Nutrient

Iron!

What is the role of the Nutrient in the Human Body?

Iron is a mineral that helps supply oxygen to muscles by carrying oxygen to the body tissues and etc.

Consequences of inefficient levels of Iron

Results of insufficient levels of iron can hurt the human body and cause certain symptons.



Low Iron Levels may cause


Lack of energy

Shortness of Breath

Headache

Irritability

Dizziness

Weight Loss


High Iron Levels may cause


Fatigue

Anorexia

Dizziness

Nausea

Vomiting

Headache

Weight Loss

Shortness of breath

Grayish color to the skin.

What is Iron found in?

Iron is commonly found in Red meat, yolks, dark leafy greens, dried fruit, iron-enriched cereals and grains, liver, beans, artichokes, etc.

Picture of Foods found in Iron below