I just did an on-line test on how long I am going to live.
One of the questions was “Do you take a vitamin supplement with iron?”
Well, my answer was “Yes” because I’ve been popping a few Multivitamins that I inherited from one of the Furlong daughters. It has iron added.
Astonishingly, my returned advice was that if I wanted to live longer I should ditch the iron.
When I was young, anaemic people took iron. My Mom took iron because she was often anaemic. And pregnant women and children etc. all NEEDED iron!
Iron was a good thing – when I was young.
I researched it.
Here is a most fascinating article with everything you need to know about iron supplements.
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I’m ditching my pills down the loo!