If your diet is high in red meats and low in vegetables, your body might be experiencing an iron overload. An iron overload can cause inflammation in the body, cardiovascular disease, neurodegenerative disease, rapid aging of tissues, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, hardening of the arteries, diabetes, and an increased risk of cancer. When your body consumes too much iron it can be toxic! For adult men, they should have a range of 75-175 mcg/dl and adult women should have a range of 65-165 mcg/dl.
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