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Iron Boost Description
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
Each vegetable capsule contains:
|Carbonyl Iron (elemental iron 24mg)||24||mg|
|Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)||50||mcg|
Also Contains: magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose and silicon dioxide.
No added: gluten, dairy, yeast, sugar, artificial sweeteners, flavours or preservatives. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
Adults and Children over 4 years: 1 Capsule daily with food.
For younger children: mix capsule contents with orange juice.
Note: Iron levels should always be tested before commencing iron supplementation.
Contraindications & Cautions
Dosing above the tolerable upper intake level (40-45mg per day) is not advised in people who are not iron deficient. In people with known iron deficiency, dosing should be under the guidance of a healthcare professional and monitored with laboratory assessment of iron status.
Long term supplementation with high doses of iron can cause hemosiderosis and multiple organ damage. While the estimated lethal dose is 180-300mg/kg of body weight, acute doses as low as 60mg/kg have resulted in death.
Individuals with haemochromatosis should avoid taking iron supplements unless advised by their health care practitioner.
Pregnancy & Breastfeeding: Clinicians Iron Boost is 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
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 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. Some of the intial signs of a lack of iron are pallor, weakness and a tendency to become fatigued easily. Other symptoms include poor memory and thought processes, developmental delay and hair loss. It is advisable to have 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.
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