6. Iron for boosting mood
A deficiency in iron can quite often result in depression, and iron deficiency is associated with fatigue and mood changes. Long-term iron deficiency in early childhood is linked to mood and learning issues.
The RDA for iron is 8 mg/day for men and 18 mg/day for women.
Where to find it: Free range beef, pork and poultry, fish, oysters, mussels, cashews, almonds, lentils, kidney beans, spinach, Swiss chard and dark chocolate.
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