by Cathy Parkes May 22, 2020 Updated: May 05, 2021
Vitamin C increases the absorption of iron. If your patient is taking an iron supplement, be sure they eat foods rich in Vitamin C! Examples: citrus fruit or juices, tomatoes, green leafy vegetables, peppers.
To learn more about Vitamin C and the absorption of iron, check out our video on cardiovascular medications - antianemic agents.
A key function of Vitamin D is that it helps with absorption of calcium.
Sunlight is a key source of Vitamin D! Other sources include: fortified milk, fatty fish, and eggs.