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Iron Sustain

Bioavailable Iron with Cofactors for Increased Absorption and Utilisation

Easily absorbed, convenient one-a-day tablet which is gentle on the stomach.

Iron Sustain provides highly bioavailable iron in the form of ferrous bisglycinate. Activated B vitamins and vitamin C support the formulation. Iron may be of assistance to people with an increased demand for iron or whose dietary intake of iron is inadequate. Iron is necessary for the formation of haemoglobin in the blood, which transports oxygen to the tissues.

Serving Type: Tablet
Available in Sizes: 30 tablets Dosage: Adults: Take 1 tablet once daily or as directed by your health professional.

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Product Features

  • Uses easily absorbed ferrous bisglycinate chelate (Ferrochel®).
  • Provides 24mg of elemental iron.
  • Includes activated B6, B9 and B12 vitamins.
  • Iron, folic acid and vitamin B12 help maintain healthy blood.
  • Assists normal red blood cell formation.
  • Helps support dietary iron intake.
  • Contains vitamin C to assist with non-haem iron absorption.
  • Beneficial during pregnancy when iron need is greater.
  • Gentle on the stomach.
  • Vegetarian and vegan friendly.

Ingredients

Iron (II) glycinate (bisglycinate) FerrochelĀ® 88.8mg
equiv. iron24mg
Ascorbic acid vitamin C 200mg
Pyridoxal-5-phosphate monohydrate P5P) (active vitamin B6 24.4mg
equiv. pyridoxine (vitamin B6)15mg
Levomefolate calcium 125mcg
equiv. levomefolic acid (5-MTHF) (active folate)115.44mcg
Calcium folinate 135.05mcg
equiv. folinic acid (activated vitamin B9)125mcg
Mecobalamin co-methylcobalamin) (active vitamin B12 125mcg
Cyanocobalamin vitamin B12 125mcg

Warning

  • If symptoms persist talk to your health professional.
  • Not for the treatment of iron deficiency conditions.
  • Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet.
  • Always read the label. Use only as directed.
  • If you have any pre-existing conditions, are on any medications, always talk to your health professional before use.
  • Some products should be ceased at least two weeks before any elective surgery, please confirm with your health professional.

Evidence

[1] Duque X, Martinez H, Vilchis-Gil J, et al. Effect of supplementation with ferrous sulfate or iron bis-glycinate chelate on ferritin concentration in Mexican schoolchildren: a randomized controlled trial. Nutr J 2014;13:71.
[2] Ashmead HD. The absorption and metabolism of iron amino acid chelate. Arch Latinoam Nutr, 2001;5(1):13-21.
[3] Anton R, Barlow S, Boskou D, et al. Opinion of the Scientific Panel on food additives, flavourings, processing aids and materials in contact with (AFC) related to ferrous bisglycinate as a source of iron for use in the manufacturing of foods and in food supplements. EFSA 2006;4(1):299,1-17.
[4] Hunt A, Harrington D, Robinson S. Vitamin B12 deficiency. BMJ, 2014;349.
[5] Koyama K, Usami T, Takeuchi O, et al. Efficacy of methylcobalamin on lowering total homocysteine plasma concentrations in haemodialysis patients receiving high-dose folic acid supplementation. Nephrol Dial Transplant, 2002;17(96):916-922.
[6] Reynolds E. Vitamin B12, folic acid, and the nervous system. The Lancet Neurology, 2006;5(11): 949-960.
[7] Gropper SS, Smith JL. Advanced nutrition and human metabolism, 6th ed. Boston: Cengage Learning.
[8] Higdon J. An evidence-based approach to vitamins and minerals. New York: Thieme Medical Publishers, 2003.
[9] Iron. Nutrient Reference Values for Australia and New Zealand, 2016. Available from https://www.nrv.gov.au/nutrients/iron.
[10] Iron. Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database. Viewed 28 May 2014, www.naturaldatabase.com
[11] Braun L, Cohen M. Herbs and natural supplements: an evidence-based guide, 3rd ed. Sydney: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2010.

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