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Haem Iron Supplements: The Complete Guide

Haem Iron Supplements: The Complete Guide

If you are considering haem iron supplements, this guide is for you. Using easy-to-understand language and terms, we will take you through all you need to know. We will answer all your questions, including the following: What is haem iron? What are the main dietary...

How To Increase Energy: An Expert Guide

How To Increase Energy: An Expert Guide

How Do You Wake Up Full of Energy and Ready for the Day? Advice from 22 People Worth Listening To. From Zoom Fatigue to Lockdown Exhaustion, our energy levels seem to be declining with many Mumsnet members describing themselves as ‘bone tired’ or ‘running on empty’. A...

Spot the Signs Iron Pills are Working

Spot the Signs Iron Pills are Working

Iron is essential to life and supports many functions in our bodies, it is crucial in forming haemoglobin which supports oxygen transport around the body. Running low on iron can result in tiredness, weakness and iron deficiency or anaemia. One common way to restore...

When to Take Iron Supplements and How to Take Iron

When to Take Iron Supplements and How to Take Iron

The best time to take iron is on an empty stomach, so ideally at least one hour before or two hours after eating. Taking an iron supplement will depend on a number of factors which we’ll explore in full detail. This article is for you if: You want to find out the best...

When Is The Best Time To Take Vitamins

When Is The Best Time To Take Vitamins

This article is for you if: You want to learn the best time to take vitamins You want to learn more about each individual vitamin inside your average multivitamin Should You Take Vitamins in the Morning or at Night? To answer the first question right off the bat, the...

How Long Do Iron Supplements Take To Work?

How Long Do Iron Supplements Take To Work?

Most people feel positive effects from taking iron supplements after 3 weeks but it may take up to 12 weeks to feel a noticeable increase in energy levels. Iron needs differ from person to person, as such, everyone feels the effects of iron supplementation on their...

Iron and Calcium-Rich Foods

Iron and Calcium-Rich Foods

When it comes to essential minerals, iron and calcium are some of the most important. Iron’s main role is to help transport oxygen around the body. It’s also important for brain function, and a healthy immune system. Calcium is vital for healthy bones and teeth. And...

Iron and Vitamin C: A Powerful Combination

Iron and Vitamin C: A Powerful Combination

Iron is essential to your health and well-being. It plays a vital role in supporting your immune system and helps move oxygen around the body. A lack of iron can cause a host of issues from fatigue to loss of energy and concentration. However, with today’s busy...

Best Food Sources of Haem and Non Haem Iron

Best Food Sources of Haem and Non Haem Iron

Haem iron is a form of iron that’s rarely talked about. You find haem iron in animal products, such as red meat, poultry, seafood, and muscle tissue. But let’s rewind a little bit.  There are two types of iron: Haem iron – found in meats. Non-haem iron – found in...