Rooibos and anaemia

by Dr Evans
(Cape town)

Rooibos contains tannins which have been shown to impair the absorption of iron from your diet and potentially lead to iron deficiency anaemia. So please use Rooibos in moderation and discuss it with your pediatrician.

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by: Della @ The Tea Talk

Thank you very much for your comment, and the very important reminder about talking to your healthcare professional about Rooibos tea for you and your baby. She or he can answer any questions you have about whether Rooibos tea is a good choice for you and your little one!

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