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RDA of Iron

My Supplement Has 100% of the RDA of Iron but My Iron is Still Low? If you find yourself wondering why you are taking enough iron but you are still iron deficient, you may be taking the wrong type of iron. There are two types of iron. One is ionic iron which is manufactured inContinue reading “RDA of Iron”

PPI’s & Iron Deficiency

“Iron Deficient? “Have GERD or frequent Indigestion?” Then you’re probably taking a Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) like Prilosec, Prevacid, Dexilent, Aciphex, or Protonix.  If so, you should be taking Proferrin® because PPI’s can and do impair absorption of non-heme iron. Your “typical” iron supplement won’t help if you’re taking a PPI,  according to Dr. SharmaContinue reading “PPI’s & Iron Deficiency”

Women and Iron

Iron Supplements for Women Experiencing Iron Deficiency Iron deficiency is caused by an insufficient amount of iron in the blood. Inadequate dietary intake of iron can lead to iron deficiency, which can lead to iron deficiency anemia. iron deficiency anemia is a condition in which blood does not have an adequate number of healthy redContinue reading “Women and Iron”

Athletes and Iron

Why Do Athletes Need Iron? Adequate levels of iron in the blood are critical for athletes because of the role iron plays in binding oxygen, which must circulate throughout the lungs and muscles in the body.  Vigorous training stimulates an increase in the number of red blood cells and small blood vessels, increasing the physiologicalContinue reading “Athletes and Iron”

Fighting Iron Deficiency during Pregnancy

Fighting Iron Deficiency During Pregnancy with Proferrin® ES and Forte Iron Supplements Taking good care of your health and the health of your baby is crucial during pregnancy. One condition that affects some women is low iron during pregnancy; iron deficiency occurs when there is not enough iron in your blood. Without adequate iron supplementation,Continue reading “Fighting Iron Deficiency during Pregnancy”

Iron Deficiency

HELP FOR IRON DEFICIENCY Iron deficiency is the most common known form of nutritional deficiency. Iron is present in each human red blood cell and its most vital function is to carry oxygen to the tissues from the lungs through our blood. Recognizing the signs of iron deficiency is the first step to making sureContinue reading “Iron Deficiency”

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