There are several food sources that are rich in iron, including many vegetables. Oysters, clams, beef, shrimp, sardines, turkey, lentils, spinach, chickpeas, lima beans, and pinto beans are a few good sources. While fruit is not a great source of iron, those rich in vitamin C help aid the absorption of iron from meat. For a complete list of fruits and veggies that are sources of iron, check out our Best of: Iron section. Also try this high-iron Roasted Eggplant Stuffed with Curried Lentils recipe!
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