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Updated: 9/26/2021
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  • This mineral enters the digestive system from foods containing this particular mineral. Some foods rich in this mineral include, spinach, meat, fish, dates and seeds.
  • Exported into bloodstream
  • Used by cells
  • Exported into bloodstream
  • After absorption, this mineral is used by cells or is exported into the bloodstream.
  • Transferrin
  • once this mineral enters the bloodstream, it acts as a carrier of protein and transferrin; transferrin is the main protein in blood.
  • The transferrin then takes this mineral to newly developed red blood cells in bone marrow.
  • newly developed red blood cell
  • The mineral is internalized into the red blood cell leading to a fully developed red blood cell.
  • Old red blood cells
  • Old red blood cells are recycled.