Adolescent females are at risk of iron deficiency owing to increased iron losses at menstruation and poor dietary habits.
Pregnancy places great demands on iron stores, as do a strict vegetarian diet and frequent aerobic exercise.
KEY FEATURES & BENEFITS:
- A maintainance dose of Folic acid is included to support pre-conception requirements for this nutrient, and to further assist iron absorption.
- Iron has a low risk of gastric upset or constipation as the form of iron used, ferrous fumerate, is more easily absorbed. Iron-rich superfood Pumpkin Seed is also included.
- Ferrous Fumarate does not act as a Vitamin E antagonist.
- Vitamin C is added to assist absorption of the iron; Vitamins B6 and B12 are included to support the formation of healthy red blood cells.