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Iron

Iron is an essential mineral that cannot be synthesized by the body. It is necessary for the transport of oxygen and energy formation. Although the human body can recycle and reutilize this mineral, we lose a small amount of iron daily, which then needs replacing. Good sources of iron include meat, poultry, eggs, and vegetables, though animal sources are more readily absorbed.

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