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Active Iron’s advanced, non-constipating protein formula helps reduce irritation from iron.
Clinically proven x 2 absorption than ferrous sulfate, Active Iron works in tune with your body by targeting the natural site of iron absorption in the intestine (the DMT-1), increasing the amount of iron absorbed and making more iron available to your body.
Active Iron is kind enough to take on an empty stomach, and is strong on absorption when you need it.
WHY IS IRON IMPORTANT?
Iron is essential to life. It contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue and also plays an important role in normal energy metabolism, oxygen transport, cognitive function, immune function and formation of red blood cells and haemoglobin.
WHO MIGHT NEED TO SUPPLEMENT WITH DIETARY IRON?
Monthly periods are the most common cause of iron loss worldwide and research shows that women of childbearing age need almost 2 times more daily iron than men. Amongst women who experience heavier periods, especially in their 30s and 40s, adequate daily iron intake is particularly important and may be difficult to achieve with diet alone.
Research shows that women on average do not have sufficient iron in the diet to meet their daily needs and this is also true during pregnancy, especially during the second and third trimesters. Iron supplements could beneﬁt pregnant women who are unable to meet their dietary iron requirements. However, food supplements are not a substitute for a varied diet and a healthy lifestyle.
Iron is used by the body's muscles to help produce energy. Iron is also lost in sweat and this explains why active exercisers, especially adults who enjoy endurance exercise (e.g. running, rowing, cycling), may benefit from taking iron supplements to maintain and support energy and normal immunity.
Although a vegetarian diet will be high in iron rich foods, these plant-based (non-heme) sources of iron are poorly absorbed in the diet. This may be coupled with other potential absorption obstacles such as phytates in whole-grains and legumes or tannins in tea an coffee, which can bind iron and further reduce absorption.
REAL SUCCESS STORIES
“I started taking Active Iron about 20 weeks pregnant… and found my sluggishness and tiredness was gone”
Orla Dorgan, Practise Nurse & Lactation Consultant
“Taking Active Iron makes a huge difference”
Evelyn Punch, Yoga Instructor
“If you are looking for an iron supplement, look for one that's well absorbed and kind on your system.”
Dr Dawn Harper, Media Doctor & NHS G.P.
"It helps me have the energy for myself, my family, and my business and it’s just been an amazing addition to my life."
Kate McNamara - Bikram Yoga Cork
HOW ACTIVE IRON GETS TARGETED RESULTS
Introducing Active Iron, the next generation of iron supplement with reduced side-effects
Kind & Strong
Kind enough to take on an empty stomach, Active Iron’s ground-breaking protein formula works with your body for strong absorption when you need it.
2X Better Absorption
Active Iron is clinically proven 2X better adsorption of iron sulfate