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Dealing with Iron Deficiency Anaemia? Why Combining Spleen and Liver is So Powerful

If you're into ancestral health or just exploring natural ways to boost your wellness, you've probably heard about the benefits of organ meats. Among these, spleen and liver are a dynamic duo that pack a powerful nutritional punch. Let’s dive into why combining these two can be a game-changer for your health.
The Powerful Punch That Is Liver
Liver is often called a superfood, and it truly lives up to the hype. This organ is loaded with essential vitamins and minerals that support almost every function in your body. For starters, liver is an incredible source of preformed Vitamin A, or retinol. This vitamin is essential for your immune system, vision, skin health, and even cellular communication.
But that's not all. Liver is rich in B vitamins, especially B12, which is crucial for forming red blood cells, keeping your nervous system healthy, and synthesising DNA. And if you’re worried about iron, liver has you covered with heme iron, the type your body can absorb more easily compared to the iron found in plants. This makes liver an excellent choice for preventing and treating iron deficiency anaemia. Plus, liver is packed with copper, zinc, and selenium, all of which are vital for immune function, fighting off oxidative stress, and keeping your metabolism running smoothly.
The Above & Beyond Benefits of Spleen
Now, let’s talk about spleen, which often flies under the radar but is equally impressive. Eating spleen gives you a concentrated source of bioavailable heme iron and other nutrients that boost your overall vitality.
Spleen is also rich in peptides and enzymes that can support your immune system and enhance your overall well being. This makes spleen a great addition to your diet if you’re looking to naturally bolster your immunity.
When You Combine The Two…
When you blend spleen and liver, you get a nutritional powerhouse that amplifies the benefits of each organ. The high iron content in both organs supports healthy blood and energy levels, which is particularly great for anyone dealing with anaemia or low energy. The nutrients found in beef liver act as cofactors, working together with additional nutrients in beef spleen to ensure optimal absorption and utilisation of iron, thereby enhancing iron metabolism, uptake, and overall usability.
This combination also provides a full spectrum of amino acids, which are the building blocks of proteins. These amino acids are essential for muscle repair, hormone production, and enzyme activity. Plus, with retinol from liver supporting your overall health, this duo is hard to beat.
Practical Ways to Include Spleen and Liver in Your Diet
If you’re new to organ meats and not quite ready to cook them yourself, don’t worry. Supplements like Cell Squared’s Organic Beef Liver and Spleen Capsules are an easy and convenient way to get these nutrients. These capsules give you a concentrated dose of all the good stuff found in fresh organ meats, making it simple to incorporate their benefits into your daily routine.
By adding these organ meats to your diet, you can tap into their full range of health benefits and take a significant step towards achieving optimal health. Give it a try and see how this dynamic duo can enhance your wellness journey!

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Steph Lowe
About the Author: Steph Lowe Founder The Natural Nutritionist & Cell Squared's Nutrition Expert

Steph is a mother, Nutritionist, yogi and founder of The Natural Nutritionist practising as a Nutritionist since 2011 with an undergraduate degree in Sport and Exercise Science and a post graduate degree in Human Nutrition. Steph’s key areas of interest include the parts of women’s health that are typically poorly understood and too often mismanaged by conventional approaches – low iron, low thyroid, autoimmunity, perimenopause and subfertility. Alongside running The Natural Nutritionist, Steph hosts the podcast, Health, Happiness & Human Kind, and is a passionate mentor to many newly graduated Nutritionists and Integrative Nutrition Health Coaches.

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