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Iron deficiency (anaemia) is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies, especially amongst women. Iron is an essential mineral needed by the body to carry out numerous everyday functions; the most important is producing haemoglobin - the part of red blood cells that carry oxygen around your body. When you don't have enough healthy blood cells, you start to feel exhausted and even breathless.
A dietary iron deficiency is easy to rectify once diagnosed. Symptoms can take time to develop and vary from person to person. If you suffer from any of the below, it could be a sign that you have an iron deficiency:
The recommended daily intake (RDI) is:18mg a day for women of reproductive age8mg a day for men27mg for pregnant women15mg for girls aged 14-1813.7–15.1mg a day in children aged 2–11 years16.3mg a day in children and teens aged 12–19 years
Recent studies have shown that when it comes to iron, the best source is meat – the absorption of iron from vegetarian sources still falls short. Iron derived from meat (also known as heme iron) is attached to other proteins that enhance the absorption, whereas iron from plant sources (non-heme) does not contain these proteins, so absorption is more difficult. So with that in mind, here are our best picks…
TIP: To help boost your absorption of iron, it is best to eat fruits or vegetables rich in vitamin C (think kiwifruit, orange, berries and capsicums) close to the time you eat your chosen iron source. At the other end of the spectrum, some foods and beverages can interfere with iron absorption such as tea, coffee and chocolate, due to their high content of polyphenols.
If you are low in iron, iron supplements can be a great addition to any diet. The key to optimal iron supplementation is not how much you take but rather its absorption. Before you take any dietary supplements, you should consult your doctor, especially if you are on prescription medication.Good Health Iron Chews are a great tasting, one-a-day chewable tablet that provide 20mg of iron (per tablet) and helps support the management of a dietary iron deficiency. Iron Chews provide optimal iron absorption and are suitable for everyone concerned about their dietary iron intake. While it may be one of the most common deficiencies in the world, getting your iron levels back up to where they should be doesn’t need to be a difficult road, and could make the world of difference to your energy, skin and quality of life.
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