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Get Energized With Active Iron For The Best Version Of You!

January 11, 2019

Get the right amount of iron without the usual side effects and twice the absorption* thanks to NEW Active Iron Are you hitting the post holiday wall? Feeling tired and run down from the holiday hustle and bustle? Many of us feel more like taking a long winter nap vs. kicking off the New Year…

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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 how to get it. The…

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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 brain, which are the body’s…

Iron is an essential building block for our bodies

October 12, 2018

Why Our Bodies Need Iron Iron is an essential building block for our bodies, as it is allows oxygen to be transported via the hemoglobin 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…

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

September 4, 2018

The challenge with tolerability 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 is Kind On Your Stomach Active Iron’s Kind and Strong…

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. It also allows 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…

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…

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How to keep your New Year’s resolutions

January 3, 2018

More exercise and less Netflix? Changing your diet? We can all imagine the typical resolutions that have been made over the last few days. Unfortunately, these resolutions are often broken, but let’s look at what it takes for a successful resolution. Be realistic:
If you’ve made a resolution to run more in the mornings, but you’ve got a million other things to be doing at that time…

Why choose Active Iron?

December 5, 2017

Iron food fortification and oral iron supplements are limited by either poor absorption or poor tolerability. Very frequently, both occur together.
The reason for poor absorption is that only ferrous iron is absorbed using a highly regulated divalent metal transporter system (DMT-1), which works in tandem with the iron export protein ferroportin, which in turn is controlled by iron stores and haemoglobin levels…