• Willem

Eat to Nourish: Iron

Updated: Jan 6


Why it matters to include the mineral Iron in your diet.


Conventional fresh food supply chains take days even weeks to get fresh produce to you the customer, as a result, a lot of nutritional value is lost due to natural decaying processes.

Because Nourishing Hub is local to the community we sell our greens still growing and you harvest when you are ready to eat, you have no loss of nutrients.



Benefits

  • Iron is an important component of haemoglobin, the substance in red blood cells that carries oxygen from your lungs to transport it throughout your body.

  • Iron is also necessary to maintain healthy cells, skin, hair, and nails


Veg in order of highest to lowest concentration

• Rocket

• Mustard

• Alfalfa

• Carrot

• Radish

• Gabbage - pak choi

• Cabbage - Red

• Broccoli

• Carrot

• Onion


Remember, nutrition is more than just calories, fats, and sugars.


At Nourishing Hub we not only grow our greens in a sustainable and responsible manner, free from pesticides and herbicides, we also deliver nutritionally dense greens so you get the maximum benefit when including our greens in your diet.


Eat to nourish - minerals and vitamins are essential to a healthy diet!


References

  • https://www.webmd.com/vitamins-and-supplements/features/iron-supplements#1

  • https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vitamins-and-minerals

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