9. Beef: 2.9mg Iron (16% DV)
Beef is one of the tastier items on our list of foods with high iron content. It’s also a source of massive protein, and can be used as part of a diet program that is intent on building lean muscle.
In addition to iron beef also contains important B Vitamins, as well as minerals like potassium and magnesium.
Because of the saturated fat found in beef you’ll want to make sure that you are only eating it on an occasional basis. While it may be high in iron, diets high in red meat have been shown repeatedly to be hazardous to your health.
Tips for eating more: Beef is a very versatile meat, and can be used in countless recipes as a source of both iron and protein, as well as other essential minerals. Make sure you stick with lean cuts of beef and reduce your number of servings to a few times a week for all of the benefits.