Iron Requirements – What Female Athletes Need to Know

Medium rare Ribeye steak with herbs and a piece of butter on the wooden tray. Red meat is an excellent source of iron.

Why is iron important Iron is an essential mineral used in haemoglobin. Haemoglobin carries the oxygen we breathe around the body delivering it to our muscles and organs including our brain. Iron helps in producing energy from food and is needed to support the aerobic and anaerobic energy systems in our bodies. Iron helps our … Read more