How to increase iron absorption from plant foods

Heme iron, which is present in meat and other animal products, is often easier for humans to absorb than

non-heme iron, which is present in plants. As a result, vegetarians and vegans are advised to consume 1.8

times more iron on a daily basis than meat eaters. The absorption of iron may be increased by up to 300%

when meals high in vitamin C are consumed alongside foods high in non-heme iron. The greatest

techniques are listed below: Consume foods high in vitamin C. Don't

drink coffee or tea with meals, consume meals high in lysine, ferment, sprout, and soak.

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