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Anybody experienced Pseudotumor Cerebri/intracranial hypertension ?

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Hey Everyone, My girlfriend has been suffering from this condition which increases her spinal fluid and makes her feel like she has a brain tumor. She has headaches all the time, along with memory…Continue

Getting enough Iron

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ryan Menzies Apr 24, 2013. 42 Replies

has anyone experienced iron deficiency?

 

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Ryan Menzies replied to Tom Methans's discussion Getting enough Iron
"When I was transitioning 4 years ago on green juice, fruit, and cooked vegan, I had a big green juice everyday for months. One time during this period, a Dr. had taken some of my blood, handled the vile for a few moments; and was astonished:…"
Apr 24, 2013
Heloise replied to Tom Methans's discussion Getting enough Iron
"It took about 3 days for me with at least half a pound of rather fresh parsley bunch in my green smoothies. Celery, cucumbers would not make it. I also think it depends how fresh the vege is, like how much vit. c there is, but that's only my…"
Apr 23, 2013
Heloise replied to Tom Methans's discussion Getting enough Iron
"I handled that with parsley banana smoothies or using dandelions or other greens, not a big deal. If I had to save money then I would either pick them from the wild which is way better cos of the vit. c remaining in bigger amount. I use also pine or…"
Apr 23, 2013
Superhuman replied to Tom Methans's discussion Getting enough Iron
"i have low iron aswell. Would be great to hear people talk about what they did to get their iron levels back up and how long it took etc. Also if supplementation is a route wich one etc"
Apr 23, 2013
Fruitpixie replied to Tom Methans's discussion Getting enough Iron
"Thankyou for the info. I am going to try the foods you mentioned. It is really strange that you are low. Good idea to rotate your greens."
Mar 1, 2013
Fruitpixie replied to Tom Methans's discussion Getting enough Iron
"I have wondered the same thing sunwukung."
Mar 1, 2013
Fruit fly replied to Tom Methans's discussion Getting enough Iron
"Well there is a paradox, I did took 1-3kg of vegetable a day(cooked and raw and guess what, my iron is low). No B12, redblood cells and so on problem(high fruit lower in greens)...just that really low iron. But I was high raw for 7years and never…"
May 6, 2012
Desi_fruitpassion replied to Tom Methans's discussion Getting enough Iron
"Hi friends :) I've just found this video, it's really really helpful for me.. hope for you too! Huggs for all   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neVVrdPeOg8"
May 6, 2012
Desi_fruitpassion replied to Tom Methans's discussion Getting enough Iron
"I did a blood test several days ago and the result was that my iron-level is too low :( I was absolutely sure that I'm not iron-deficient, cause i eat really a LOT of greens (about 1 kilo of spinach every day the last weeks).. but the results…"
May 6, 2012
Sita replied to Tom Methans's discussion Getting enough Iron
"Ferritin doesn't go up that fast, my internal specialist said once. I had 2.0 back then (has to be between 20 and 100) and he said it could take more than a year to build it up. But that's with a chronic disease in remission, so a healthy…"
May 6, 2012
HellaVegan18 replied to Tom Methans's discussion Getting enough Iron
"Did you have your iron studies done? When I was loosing iron my MCV and MCH suffered and were much smaller. Yours are good! Maybe still get a B12 test done as well?"
Apr 28, 2012
HellaVegan18 replied to Tom Methans's discussion Getting enough Iron
"There are studies that indicate heart disease is linked to having too much iron stores as well as heme iron being linked with cancer. They never count on the fact that the iron in the fruits has vitamin C to help absorb it. They just single out one…"
Apr 28, 2012
Fabii replied to Tom Methans's discussion Getting enough Iron
"hey folks, yesterday i got my blood test back and it showed that im borderline anemic. number of white blood cells (WBC)         -4110 (4230 - 9070) number of red blood cells (RBC)        …"
Apr 28, 2012
Fruit fly replied to Tom Methans's discussion Getting enough Iron
"waw great, thx. there are two question that still struggle me....absorbtion:either could have been my issue(now i go watermelon fastmto balance the body and then maybe high in green juices as well(coz if i eat fat i still have digestion issue,…"
Apr 28, 2012
Natalia Maella replied to Tom Methans's discussion Getting enough Iron
"As I read on "Nutrition and Athletic performance" by Dr Graham those are foods high in Iron: Arugula Spinach Almonds Green Kale Romaine lettuce Cashews Flax (very high) Hazelnuts Brazil nuts pumpkin pipes (very high) hope it helps!"
Apr 25, 2012
Fruit fly replied to Tom Methans's discussion Getting enough Iron
"do you meen u got better absorbtion? "
Apr 25, 2012

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Posted on December 17, 2009 at 9:46am 3 Comments

I'm new to Raw Foods. How do people handle dried fruit? Soaking first?

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