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What vitamin is used to absorb iron into the body?

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2008-03-02 21:27:20
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Vitamin C is used to enhance the absorption of iron in the body. Vitamin C also commonly known as ascorbic acid can be found in many citrus fruits. Because overdosage of iron in the body is very harmful even lethal in certain cases, one should exercise caution when taking iron pills.

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allows body to absorb iron :)

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Store energy and absorb vitamins.

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because it is cool like that

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The amount absorbed and subsequently used by the body

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The amount absorbed and subsequently used by the body.

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making nerves work properly and it releases energy

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