A study published in the British Journal of Nutrition suggests that when Irish food with iron is served alongside traditional fish or fish oil meals, the iron content will remain the same, with the iron source not changing.
The research also suggests that people who eat more iron-rich foods, such as meats and poultry, will be able to tolerate less iron.
“Our study suggests that the consumption of iron-fortified foods in the Irish diet, such the steak and eggs with fish, may be a better option than the traditional fish and fish oil meal,” said lead researcher Dr David Karr.
He said that it was important to remember that there are also other health benefits associated with eating foods that are rich in iron.
“The study also suggests there is some evidence that fish and other high iron foods can reduce inflammation and promote weight loss, which in turn may help prevent type 2 diabetes,” Dr Karr said.
“We need to continue to look at the impact of iron on the body and the risk of developing chronic diseases, like type 2 and type 3 diabetes, to understand how our diet can be better for the health of our populations.”
He said there was still more work to be done to better understand the mechanisms behind the link between iron and health.
Dr Karr and his colleagues found that people with a high intake of iron had a lower risk of dying from any cause and were also less likely to develop type 2 or type 3 diabetics.
They also found that the people with higher iron intakes were also more likely to have a higher body mass index (BMI) than the people without iron.
Iron has long been a hot topic in Ireland, as it is an essential nutrient for many people.
It is thought that about 15 per cent of the population have some level of iron deficiency.
In the US, it is thought to be the second most common nutrient that we are missing.
Iron deficiency anaemia (iron deficiency anaemic) affects about 1.8 million Americans, mainly people with impaired liver function.
Iron deficiency is a serious and preventable condition that can be life-threatening and can affect the body in many different ways.
The symptoms include severe muscle pain, weakness, and fatigue.
Many people also experience stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
Symptoms are usually mild and may go away over time.
Diagnosis is difficult and requires a physical examination and a laboratory test.