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How much iron do I need in my diet each day?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Multivitamins are supposed to protect you -- but if you take the wrong kind, they can actually cause harm. Most people shouldn't take a multi with iron, because too much of the mineral can actually damage your heart. In this video, Dr. Oz reveals just how much iron is safe to take every day.


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