Anemia occurs when your blood doesn't have enough red blood cells. Iron deficiency anemia is the most common.  Treatment for this form of anemia  involves making changes to your diet as well as taking an iron supplement.  Here are top foods high in iron to include in your diet.

Some of the most common legumes are beans, lentils, chickpeas, peas, and soybeans. A cup (198 grams) of cooked lentils contains 6.6 mg, which is 37% of the DV

1. Legumes

A 3.5-ounce (100-gram) serving of beef liver, for example, contains 6.5 mg of iron, or 36% of the Daily Value

2. Liver and other organ meats

A 1-ounce (28-gram) serving contains 3.4 mg of iron, which is 19% of the DV (Daily Value)

3. Dark Chocolate

A half-cup (126-gram) serving provides 3.4 mg of iron, which is 19% of the DV (Daily Value)

4. Tofu

All shellfish are high in iron, but clams, oysters, and mussels are particularly good sources. For instance, a 3.5-ounce (100-gram) serving of clams  contain up to 3 mg of iron, which is 17% of the DV (Daily Value).

5. Shellfish

A 3.5 ounces (100 grams) of raw spinach contain 2.7 mg of iron, or 15% of the DV (Daily Value)

6. Spinach

A 3.5-ounce (100-gram) serving of ground beef contains 2.7 mg of iron, which is 15% of the DV (Daily Value)

7. Red Meats

A 1-ounce (28-gram) serving of pumpkin seeds contains 2.5 mg of iron, which is 14% of the DV (Daily Value)

8. Pumpkin seeds

A 3.5-ounce (100-gram) portion of dark turkey meat has 1.4 mg of iron, which is 8% of the DV (Daily Value)

9. Turkey

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