Clinicians Iron Boost 30 Veggie Caps
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NEW Clinicians Iron Boost provides a well absorbed, non constipating high dose form of iron with important co-factors to enhance iron absorption and utilization in the body. Iron is an important mineral with many functions in the body including the production of red blood cells. Iron deficiency is common in vegetarians, menstruating women, pregnancy, infants and the elderly.
Clinicians Iron Boost may be used by menstruating or pregnant women with confidence. You may feel that you need iron because you feel tired or lethargic, but we strongly recommend you get your iron levels checked before supplementing as there may be something else going on. Clinicians MultiVitamin and Mineral Boost may be taken alongside Iron Boost to fill dietary gaps and ensure daily requirements of essential nutrients are maintained to support the body in its complex task of maintaining good health.
Iron is a trace mineral the body uses to make haemoglobin, a component of red blood cells. Red blood cells are responsible for the transport of oxygen and carbon dioxide to and from the body’s tissues It also supports key enzymes involved in energy production and metabolism.
Iron deficiency is common in vegetarians, menstruating women, pregnancy, infants and the elderly. Iron deficiency is also commonly known as anaemia. Anaemia develops when the blood becomes deficient in red blood cells and haemoglobin. Iron is an essential mineral in the production of red blood cells and haemoglobin. The first signs of anaemia are pallor, weakness and a tendency to become fatigued easily. Other symptoms of iron deficiency include poor memory and thought processes, developmental delay and hair loss. Although these are all signs consistent with anaemia, people should have their blood iron levels checked before taking iron supplements.
Iron, if taken in high doses, may become toxic in the body. It may exhibit free radical activity causing damage tissues and organs and interfering with their normal function.
Natural sources of iron include liver, meat, poultry and fish. Plant sources include dried beans, vegetables, nuts and cereals. Clinicians Iron Boost contains iron and essential co-factors in a liquid base, designed to facilitate sustained uniform absorption and assimilation.
Iron Boost Benefits:
- Contains Carbonyl Iron which is 100% pure, high strength bioavailable iron to support healthy iron levels
- The Carbonyl Iron is far less toxic than other forms of iron such as soluble salts. The metalic taste is also minimal compared to other forms of iron making it palatable when it is necessary to open capsules for individuals who have difficulty swallowing supplements.
- Carbonyl iron is gentle on the gastrointestinal tract and unlike other forms of iron is associated with fewer side effects such as constipation.
- Contains iron with co-factors to increase iron absorption and function in the body
- Contains vitamin C, which has been shown to assist with Iron absorption
- Contains vitamin B12 and folic acid to enhance the action of iron in the body
Iron Boost Features:
- Gentle on the stomach and non-constipating
- Low toxicity great for everyone especially children, pregnant women and during breastfeeding
- New vegetable gelatine hardshell capsule suitable for vegetarians
- Capsule delivery so contents can be easily opened and administered to children and those that have difficulty swallowing capsules or tablets
Adults: 1 Capsule daily with food.
Children: mix capsule contents with orange juice.
Note: Iron levels should always be tested before commencing iron supplementation.
Individuals with haemochromatosis (a condition associated with excess iron storage) should consult a health professional regarding their iron status before considering iron supplementation.
Children should only use iron supplementation under the supervision of a health professional.
Pregnancy & Breastfeeding: Clinicians Iron Boost is considered safe and well tolerated and is suitable to restore and maintaining iron stores during these times. Dosing above the recommended one capsule daily should be done under health professional supervision.
Will this iron give me constipation?
No, Clinicians Iron Boost contains a highly bioavailable well absorbed form of iron that is gentle on the stomach and is non constipating.
Can I use it when breast feeding or pregnant?
Yes it is ideal for this time as it is a low toxicity formula.
Can I take too much?
Yes so only use supplements with iron if you know you have an iron deficiency. Don't exceed 24mg daily unless directed by your health professional.
Can I take it alongside a multivitamin?
Yes, but at a different time to your multivitamin for maximum absorption. A daily multivitamin can be beneficial to fill dietary gaps and ensure an adequate intake of key vitamins and minerals to support everyday health.
Why are there other ingredients beside iron?
Clinicians Iron Boost contains a specialised form of vitamin C to increase iron absorption. Vitamin B12 and folic acid have also been added to address several common forms of iron deficiency at the same time.