Center for Young Women's Health

Iron Quiz

 

It is important to get enough iron because iron builds red blood cells, muscle proteins, and healthy bones. Most importantly, it helps your blood cells carry the oxygen it needs for energy.

 

Take our quiz to see if you are getting enough iron!

1. How often do you eat meat such as beef, pork, veal, chicken, liver, fish, or clams?

Never or hardly ever
Only once or twice a week
Every other day
Most days

 

2. How often do you eat a high-iron cereal?
(Here are some examples)

Never or hardly ever
Once or twice a week
Every other day
Most days

 

3. How often do you eat beans, lentils, nuts, tofu, dried fruit, or spinach?

Never or hardly ever
Once or twice a week
Every other day
Most days

 

4. Do you take an iron supplement (either a multivitamin with iron or an iron pill recommended by your doctor)?

Nope
Only when I remember; about once or twice a week
About half of the time
Most days


   
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