Question by  Maggz (29)

Does soy milk affect iron absorption?


Answer by  primatefreak (1616)

Yes, but in a positive way. Soy milk is rich in iron and contains Vit C, which increases absorption of iron. Both are beneficial.


Answer by  thattractorguy (2970)

No, it does not. Soy milk contains some iron and some vitamin C depending on which brand you buy. When you consume vitamin C, you absorb more iron.


Answer by  gaka (4)

Soy milk don't affect iron absorption in general, but some brand of soy milk are rich in iron and contain vitamin C so it increases iron absorption. which means soy don't affect Iron absorption, but the additives such Iron & Vitamin C have a positive effect, by increasing iron absorption.

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