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Blood Donors

Iron helps with red blood cell production and haemoglobin formation, which are essential to life and wellbeing. The main adverse effect of blood donation is iron loss, so blood donors need to maintain a healthy balanced diet to maintain their Iron levels. Blood donors may benefit from taking an iron supplement if they are unable to replenish their iron stores through diet alone.
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Report shows significant difference in iron requirements for men and women

November 27, 2018

New report on iron explains most common vitamin and mineral deficiency Dr Dawn Harper has released an iron report sponsored by Active Iron. The report has revealed a significant difference in iron requirements for men and for women. Many of us don’t even know how much iron we need, or…

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

October 16, 2018

Exercise Plays A Vital Role In Physical And Mental Health 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…

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People who can benefit from taking iron supplements

August 30, 2017

Some populations can benefit from taking iron supplements. Those who have inadequate access to foods rich in absorbable iron are the most obvious groups. Children, adolescents, and women of reproductive age…

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