US kids are iron deficient. So says the American Academy of Pediatrics who recently released new iron guidelines for infants and toddlers. According to the doctors, tots with low iron levels can have lifelong neurodevelopment issues that can be easily prevented in early childhood. Take this quiz to see how much you know about the recommendations.
Don't Tell Popeye! US Kids Lack Iron in Their Diets
True or False: Breastfed babies should receive an iron supplement beginning at 4 months old.
True or False: Formula-fed infants need iron supplements beginning at 4 months old.
How much iron should infants (6 - 12 months) get each day?
How much iron should toddlers (1 – 3 years old) get each day?
Which of the following has the highest iron content?