- High Strength one a day, easy to swallow iron tablets | 14mg 100% RDA
- Manufactured in Oxfordshire in the UK to the highest standards
- Maintains the normal production of red blood cells
- Free from artificial colours, flavours, sweeteners, starch, milk, lactose, soya, wheat, yeast, porcine and are even gluten free
- Oxford Vitality’s Iron Tablets are suitable for vegetarians/vegans
Iron Tablets from Oxford Vitality. Carefully manufactured in Oxfordshire, these 14mg Iron supplements are 100% your RDA.
Iron (Fe) is an essential trace mineral within the human body. It’s been estimated that we have retain approximately 3-4g. The RDA of Iron varies throughout different periods of life. It also widely changes depending on your gender. It’s recommended male teenagers consume 11.3mg of iron daily. In Adult life however they are recommended to have just 8.7mg. With young females it’s important that intakes are higher than a male of the same age. Teenage girls require 14.8mg per day during menstruation.
Iron can be found in a wide range of well consumed foods. To help its absorption it can be taken with Vitamin C. Foods that are rich in highly bio-available iron are haem forms, such as in red meat, pork and poultry. Those foods that have low in bio-availablity are non-haem sources, such as broccoli, legumes, beans, beetroot, dried fruits and fortified cereals.
Iron has numerous vital roles within the body, particularly its part in the normal production of red blood cells. By promoting red blood cell’s normal function it increases the oxygen carrying properties of the blood. By increasing oxygen transport to the muscles and organ systems there will be a decrease in fatigue and tiredness. Iron is also responsible forbenefiting the normal rate of cell division and a healthy immune system.
If a person’s diet is deficient in Iron a person may eventually develop Anaemia. Anaemia’s clinical shows are general fatigue, tiredness, lethargy, achey and sore muscles, pallor of the membranes (paleness) and heart palpitations.
These tablets are 6mm in diameter. Both sized tablets are very manageable and easy to swallow. We recommend that our Iron tablets are taken in conjunction with a healthy, balanced and varied diet.