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Kicking Off Podcast 1 and Talking All Things Iron

Speaking of Women's Health Podcast Host and Executive Director, Dr. Holly L. Thacker, kicks off the very first podcast episode introducing the Speaking of Women's Health program and sharing tips on how women of all ages can ingest more iron.

Through-out the female life cycle there are some special demands for iron. Iron is a mineral that both sexes need in order to carry oxygen through out the body. Iron deficiency can lead to extreme fatigue and feeling lightheaded, as well as a painful tongue and pale skin color. As a mother, a women’s health physician and being blessed with two grandchildren and a pregnant daughter-in-law, iron is on Dr. Thacker's mind!

Dr. Thacker shares 7 tips to add iron rich foods to your diet, including easy-to-make recipes. Tune in to our next podcast episode and don't forget to live our motto Be Strong, Be Healthy, Be in Charge!