To support those with iron, vitamin B12 and folic acid deficiency
As an alternative to other forms of iron that may cause digestive issues
Supports healthy energy levels
As nutritional support for vegan and vegetarian diets or those with digestive issues that may cause iron, vitamin B12 and folic acid deficiency
High strength, well absorbed iron that does not cause problems with bowel motility. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans and provides high amounts of vitamin B12 and folic acid, as well as vitamin C.
Iron Boost contains Carbonyl Iron, which is 99% pure iron and its small size allows it to be better absorbed than other forms of iron. This means it does not stay in the digestive system causing irritation like some forms of iron. By combining iron with folic acid and vitamin B12, Iron Boost helps provide the body with healthy levels of these vitamins to support energy, mental focus, growth and red blood cell creation.
Each vegetable capsule contains:
|Carbonyl Iron (elemental iron 24mg)||24||mg|
|Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)||50||mg|
|Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)||50||mcg|
Also contains: Magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose and silicon dioxide.
No Added: Artificial colours, sweeteners, flavours or preservatives.
Suitable for vegans and during breastfeeding and pregnancy.
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.
Taking 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, direction should come from a healthcare professional and monitored with laboratory assessment of iron status.
Long-term supplementation with high levels of iron can cause haemosiderosis and multiple organ damage. While the estimated lethal level is 180-300mg/kg of body weight, acute levels as low as 60mg/kg have resulted in death.
Individuals with haemochromatosis should avoid taking iron supplements unless advised by their health care practitioner.