Calcium and iron


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Eat dark leafy greens like spinach, kale, and chard. Eat canned salmon with bones and skin. Eat beef liver and plenty of beef and lamb generally. 

 

I met with a functional medicine doctor yesterday to go over my blood work. She asked if I were taking a calcium supplement because my calcium levels were just above the high end of the range. I don't take a calcium supplement. I have not consumed dairy in over 5 years, but the Whole30-style menu I consume is working beautifully. I can't remember my iron levels, but the doctor warned me not to supplement with iron because I was good the way I was. 

 

I eat dark leafy greens about once per day, eat canned salmon every other day, and eat beef or lamb almost every day. 

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