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Re-energise your life with Active Iron

October 16, 2018

We all know that during the cold winter months, it’s almost impossible to roll out of bed in the morning and feel energetic. When it’s still dark outside when your alarm goes off, and it’s already dark when you leave the office, you may find your sleep cycle is disrupted. The lack of sunlight means…

Exercise is vital to your health but if you need more iron this can be a challenge

October 16, 2018

Exercise is vital to your health, both physical and mental. Hitting the gym – despite often being the last thing on your mind if you’re feeling tired or low – is actually a stress-reliever. Working out releases endorphins in the brain, which are the body’s natural feel-good hormones. When you’re stressed, your muscles contract, which…

Importance of topping up your vitamin B

October 12, 2018

One of the biggest challenges during these colder, winter months is trying to feel energetic as you did during the warm days of summer; when it’s still dark outside when your alarm goes off, and it’s already dark when you leave the office, you may find your sleep cycle is disrupted, which inevitably affects your…

Iron is an essential building block for our bodies

October 12, 2018

Iron is an essential building block for our bodies, as it is allows oxygen to be transported via the haemoglobin present in red blood cells. Iron helps with the proper functioning of a healthy immune system, iron helps to reduce tiredness and fatigue, and support normal energy metabolism as well as cognitive function. Getting the…

Active B Complex+ for Women

September 7, 2018

Being a woman these days – there’s a lot to do, isn’t there? You’ve got to nail that big presentation at work. (This could pave your way to that long overdue promotion, after all. Even though you hate public speaking). You’ve also got to go to the gym, you told your colleague you’d run the…

The Science Behind Active Iron: Why Is It Better Tolerated Than Traditional Competitors?

September 4, 2018

Before Active Iron, the market was dominated by poorly absorbed and poorly tolerated iron products. As a result of this challenge with tolerability, evidence suggests around 80-90% of those who take traditional oral iron supplements report negative gastro-intestinal side-effect.* Active Iron’s Kind and Strong formula – kind enough to take on an empty stomach but…

Why do women need more iron than men?

September 4, 2018

Iron is essential to life for both men and women; it helps reduce tiredness and fatigue, as well as playing an important role in normal energy metabolism, oxygen transport, cognitive function, immune function and formation of red blood cells. However, iron is especially important to women – particularly those of reproductive age – as women…

Why Do Men Need Iron?

September 4, 2018

A man’s body needs iron to support a healthy immune function, reduce tiredness and fatigue, allow oxygen transport via the hemoglobin present in red blood cells and support normal energy metabolism as well as cognitive function. Getting the right amount of iron can improve a man’s mental performance in his day-to-day life, although this is…

The Benefits of Active B Complex+ for Men

September 4, 2018

Getting the right amount of vitamins and minerals is key for maintaining a man’s mental and physical performance, no matter what he’s up against. Being fit in both body and mind means being able to make the most of every day, especially when it comes to juggling a hectic lifestyle. Incorporating a multivitamin supplement like…

Why Is Iron Important For Exercise?

September 3, 2018

Your muscles use iron to help produce energy, so for people who exercise regularly – especially those who enjoy endurance exercise such as running, rowing and cycle – it’s extra-important to maintain optimal iron levels. While most athletes focus on nutrition and your body can get iron from a healthy diet, it may not be…