13. Chicken Breast: 1.1mg Iron (6% DV)
Chicken breast is a commonly used meat source, and it will provide iron to your body. While it does rank considerably lower than other food items on our list, it is nevertheless an important contributor to your iron level.
Rather than think of specific foods that you should be eating because of their iron content, it’s better to think of the foods you already eat on a regular basis, and then appreciate them even more for the iron they contain.
Chicken breast is a great source of protein, which is why you’ll often see bodybuilders chowing down on it, as well as those just looking to put on some lean muscle. Adding an iron-rich vegetable like the ones found on this page is a great way to round out what chicken breast has to offer.
Tips for eating more: Chicken breast is arguably the most popular meat in America, and there are so many different ways to prepare it that it’s easy enough to start eating more. While not a huge source of iron, it can play its part in helping you reach your daily goals.