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How This Iron Fish Can Make You Strong And Save People’s Lives
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How This Iron Fish Can Make You Strong And Save People’s Lives

A lucky iron fish invented by Canadian Dr. Christopher Charles could soon make iron deficiency a thing of the past. 2 billion people are anemic, making it the most common nutritional problem in the world, and supplements are unavailable or too expensive for many. Dr. Charles’ fish provides 75% of an adult’s daily recommended intake of iron.

“Boil up water or soup with the iron fish for at least 10 minutes…you can then take it out. Now add a little lemon juice which is important for the absorption of the iron,” explains the doctor. Food cooked this way will not taste differently, and the fish itself lasts for many years.

Over 2,500 are now using the fish in Cambodia, and trials show that half of those who took part in the study were no longer anemic after 12 months. The fish design could be adapted to make it culturally suitable for other countries as well.

More info: luckyironfish.com | Facebook | Twitter (h/t: BBC)

2 billion people are anemic and suffer from iron deficiency

Almost 50% of Cambodians are affected by this illness

Just “boil up water or soup with the iron fish for at least 10 minutes…” – it’s that simple

Dr. Charles’ fish provides 75% of an adult’s daily recommended intake of iron

Half of the villagers who used the iron fish  in cooking were no longer anaemic after a year

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AnnemarieJospin
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6 years ago

I have one iron pan and use it to cook .

EmilyWallace
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6 years ago

Which is ideal for lots of people, but many in Cambodia cannot afford iron cookware. It explains it in the video.

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LouiseAshing
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6 years ago

I would love to getting hands on an iron fish.

PatienceMinard-King
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6 years ago

Luckyironfish.com when you buy one they donate one

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GabriellaLengyel
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6 years ago

Yes, iron fish sure makes benefit in certain countries or regions, but we can use cooking our food iron pan and iron saucepan

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AnnemarieJospin
Community Member
6 years ago

I have one iron pan and use it to cook .

EmilyWallace
Community Member
6 years ago

Which is ideal for lots of people, but many in Cambodia cannot afford iron cookware. It explains it in the video.

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LouiseAshing
Community Member
6 years ago

I would love to getting hands on an iron fish.

PatienceMinard-King
Community Member
6 years ago

Luckyironfish.com when you buy one they donate one

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GabriellaLengyel
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6 years ago

Yes, iron fish sure makes benefit in certain countries or regions, but we can use cooking our food iron pan and iron saucepan

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