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Old 08-23-2011, 02:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I have tracked my iron for years, only I have the opposite problem, my body doesn't metabolize vegetable sources of iron very well. So typically I try and get 18 mg of iron/daily, usually through supplements because I don't eat all that much red meat. Iron is more toxic to men than women, too much more than 10 mg can be toxic to a man, where as women's vitamins routinely contain 10-18 mg.

Truthfully you might have a blood test and see if you have anything to worry about, before you self diagnose any overdoses or deficiencies.
Starting weight: 244.6 lbs. 10/01/09
Pounds lost: 80.6 lbs
Current weight: 164 lbs
Goal weight: 120 lbs
Weight to go: 44 lbs
Goal Date: 1/1/13
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