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Spatone® liquid iron comes in easy to use sachets that you can either add to your favourite drink or take straight from the sachet. Spatone® Original is ideally taken diluted in fruit juice not only because it tastes but lighter coloured juices such as orange, apple, mango or pineapple are rich in Vitamin C which increases iron absorption.
The body is not efficient when it comes to absorbing iron, we only absorb and use a portion of the iron we take in. Therefore, some people benefit from adding iron supplements to their daily regime, ensuring their iron levels are always maintained. How can you find the right iron supplement for your lifestyle?
If you choose to take a multivitamins with Spatone, ensure your choice is either low in iron or contains none at all. If you ingest too much iron you may experience negative side effects.
It’s not so much a matter how much iron we consume, but more a matter of how much iron our bodies can absorb. The science behind this is quite complex but basically our bodies find some types of iron more difficult to absorb than others even through iron is necessary to stay healthy.
Like all nutrients, iron plays a vital role during pregnancy. A baby’s growth requires iron and it is an important nutrient for normal cognitive (brain) development. As pregnancy progresses, your blood volume will gradually increase and so will your iron need.
Ferric and ferrous are the two types of iron that are found in supplements. Spatone contains ferrous iron which is easier to absorb.
Spatone® contains naturally iron-rich water, drawn from the source in Snowdonia, Wales. Spatone® is approved by the UK Vegetarian Society.
It can be difficult to ensure your diet includes enough iron-rich foods to maintain healthy iron levels, discover some of the most iron-rich foods around, perfect to incorporate into your daily diet and reap their many benefits.
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