YouTube: https://youtube.com/watch?v=3LAcUUq62aU
Previous: Why You Can't Really Sweat Out Toxins
Next: Ammonite Fossils and Sharp Animals w/Kallie from PBS Eons | SciShow Talk Show

Categories

Statistics

View count:54,064
Likes:2,827
Dislikes:68
Comments:361
Duration:03:25
Uploaded:2019-06-11
Last sync:2019-06-12 16:30
Build your own website today at https://wix.com/go/scishow.

No matter how much kale or spinach you eat, the bioavailability of non-heme iron doesn't increase, but the vitamin C in orange juice can actually help your body absorb more of it.

Hosted by: Stefan Chin

SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org
----------
Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow
----------
Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters for helping us keep SciShow free for everyone forever:

Adam Brainard, Greg, Alex Hackman, Sam Lutfi, D.A. Noe, الخليفي سلطان, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Patrick D. Ashmore, charles george, Kevin Bealer, Chris Peters
----------
Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet?
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow
Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com
Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow
----------
Sources:

https://academic.oup.com/ajcn/article/91/5/1461S/4597424#110776016
https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/increase-iron-absorption#section2
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2725368/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25048971
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0891584914003220
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30272083
No transcript to display.