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... I think if I remember correctly...I have read that caffeine interferes with iron absorption. So if the tea contains caffeine this would be a problem. I HATE that I read that because I LOVE coffee and I have given it up to help with the iron absorption. ... (9 replies)
... I thought that it was something different. Is Caffeine bad for iron absorption as well? ... (13 replies)
... bad for iron absorption? ... (3 replies)

... It is not the caffeine, but the phytates and tannins that inhibit absorption with tea. Now, coffee also decreases the absorption, but to a lesser degree and when made weaker the absorption is even less. ... (1 replies)
... I have followed all of those guidelines throughout the year, as I worked on getting out of the anemia stage and raising my ferritin. ... (9 replies)
... It was my impression that only the tannins in tea were the culprit, not the caffeine. (13 replies)
... Besides the caffeine in tea interfering with iron absorbtion, as a thyroid patient, its good to be aware that tea contains high amounts of fluoride, which isn't good for the thyroid (its an iodine blocker). (13 replies)
... Avoid caffeine when eating iron rich foods and taking iron supplements, since caffeine reduces iron absorption. ... (1 replies)
... It is not caffeine that interferes with the iron absorption but the tannins that are in the tea. ... (1 replies)
... anyway I have to see my doc on monday but i wanted to start iron pills this weekend, i have been feeling so weak and fatigued.. ... (1 replies)
... I went to see a derm because of hair loss. She tested my Ferritin and it was at 19, which she believed was most likely the culprit. She prescribed iron pills, but I was hesitatnt about the side effects and so she agreed to let me try changing my diet first. ... (1 replies)
... I would be fine if I didn't feel so out of it all the time. Dizzy and lately vomitty. I can't watch cars drive down the road it makes me feel off? ... (7 replies)
... Yes you can eat your leafy greens and meat together, I do. ... (6 replies)
... @ theartyone - I would like to thank you for the below information. What a gem! :wave: (19 replies)
... I discovered that my ferritin level was only 8 last month and 4 weeks later it is now 32. I thought I'd share what I did to help others, as I was warned it could take months to raise my levels to normal. ... (19 replies)
Iron Supplements
Aug 9, 2006
... I've been anemic for the past year and Em is right,take the iron on an empty stomach if you can and have some OJ with it for the Vitamin C. This helps promote absorption of the iron. Also,don't take it with milk or any type of caffeine like coffee or tea. Milk and caffeine will inhibit the absorption. ... (9 replies)
Caffeine
Mar 1, 2006
... I'm also very anemic and take iron 3 times a day. The reason they tell you to avoid any caffeine is because it interferes with the absorption of the iron in your body. ... (6 replies)
... months to stop the shaky feelings and the RLS and most other symptoms. ... (12 replies)
... n the 30 range if I recall the comments correctly. It can take a while to reach those levels when the body is depleted, as it doesn't have the luxury of storing iron to increase ferritin reserves when the iron is going to the RBC production the body needs for daily maintenance. ... (6 replies)




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