Food is intimately linked with the physical well-being , but also in the emotional one; example, the lack of iron, a mineral that makes up hemoglobin, a substance present in blood cells, and what helps to carry the oxygen through the body.
In an interview for GetQoralHealth, the Venezuelan pediatrician, specialist in clinical nutrition, Gilda Stanco, notes that the lack of iron It can affect the emotional development of the person, as well as their ability to function in a social environment.
According to Stanco, this is due to the fact that the iron deficiency decreases the levels of neurotransmitters like dopamine and serotonin. What effect does this have? Problems occur to interact with other people, the character is altered and the learning .
However, the expert indicates that one point should be clarified: the deficiency of iron and anemia, the latter is the maximum expression of the lack of iron and there is already a risk to life.
To avoid the lack of iron we offer you some foods , that you can easily incorporate them into your diet.
1. Chicken's liver
5 . Oatmeal
6 . Beans (red beans, lima beans, white beans)
10. Wholemeal bread
11. Peanut butter
12. Integral rice
Stanco indicates that it is important to prevent and avoid iron deficiency, since the effects that this lack of mineral has on the brain It is irreversible.