The Student Guide To Eating And Living For A More Sustainable Future

Plant-based Iron Sources

Think you can only get your iron levels up from meat? You’ll find plenty of iron packed sources from plant-based foods but to make it even easier for you, we’ve created this plant-based iron sources poster. This shows you sources of vegetarian iron, and how much iron per milligrams there is per average suggested serving size. The larger the circle, the higher the iron content that food has!

The Association of UK Dieticians recommends for adults to eat 14.8mg (females) and 8.7mg (males) of iron a day* (1). Keen to learn more about why we need iron in our diet? Head over to this blog post written by food science student Ella who shares her tips and advice.

We recommend downloading the PDF to your computer, phone or tablet so you’ve got it at your fingertips while grocery shopping, or print off to glance at while your cooking one of our suggested recipes!


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