This information is intended for Healthcare Professionals only.

We are dedicated to advancing the forefront of scientific knowledge in the field of iron metabolism and its impact on human health. Our research is driven by a passion to improve the lives of millions affected by iron related disorders worldwide.

Our experts have worked tirelessly to unravel the mysteries of iron deficiency and iron deficiency anaemia. Through cutting-edge technology and innovative methodologies, we aim to uncover new insights that can pave the way for groundbreaking supplementation.

On this page, you’ll find information about our ongoing research projects, published papers, and scientific contributions. We believe in the power of sharing knowledge, and thus, we are committed to fostering an open and collaborative environment in the scientific community.


Endometriosis & Heavy Periods Survey 2024

The survey included 1,500 women from Ireland, the UK, and the US, all of whom suffered from heavy periods, with 10% of participants also diagnosed with endometriosis.

Ulster University Research Partnership 2023

Active Iron is proud to announce its sponsorship of a significant research project in collaboration with Ulster University. The project aims to explore the influence of higher body weight on the risk of iron deficiency and anaemia in women of reproductive age.

Active Iron Research Paper 2023

Iron deficiency in women of childbearing age with self-reported oral iron gastrointestinal intolerance and management with an oral iron whey protein formulation

Summary of Active Iron Research Paper 2021

If you often feel tired and fatigued throughout your training, routine iron supplementation with Active Iron can help to support your iron and energy levels

Active Iron Research Paper 2017

Novel iron-whey protein microspheres protect gut epithelial cells from iron-related oxidative stress and damage and improve iron absorption in fasting adults

Folic Acid Bioavailability Paper 2016

Enhanced oral bioavailability of a novel folate salt: comparison with folic acid and a calcium folate salt in a pharmokinetic study in rats


Quatrefolic White Paper 2015

An informative report on Quatrefolic® and the new research topics of folate
application with specific reference to the role of the polymorphism of the enzyme Methyltetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR)

Pregnancy White Paper 2009

Should we lower the dose of iron when treating anaemia in pregnancy? A randomized dose–response trial.