• Your Iron Levels Could Be a Key to Slow Aging and Long Life

    13 days ago - By Mercola

    Iron is an essential nutrient, integral to hundreds of biological functions including oxygen transport, DNA synthesis and energy metabolism. Almost every cell in your body contains iron. 1 Plants, bacteria, animals and even cancer cells cannot survive without it. 2, 3
    Plants use iron to make chlorophyll, while animals and humans need it to make hemoglobin, a protein in your red blood cells used to transport oxygen. Approximately 6% of the iron in your body is bound as a component to proteins and 25% is stored as ferritin. 4
    Having too much or too little can have serious consequences. Yet...
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