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Floravital Iron +
Floravital Iron + $34.99 $43.99
This tonic is vegetarian, suitable for children and alcohol-free. Vitamin C is included in these supplements, along with other herbs and B-vitamins, to maximize the absorption rate of iron and assist digestion. Iron deficiency is one of the most common nutrient deficiencies worldwide, because iron is difficult to get and absorb in the proper amount from the diet alone. Iron is essential for hemoglobin formation and for the effective circulation of oxygen throughout the body. Without adequate levels of iron in the blood one will be left feeling tired. Women are more likely to suffer from anemia and low blood-iron because menstruation, pregnancy and breastfeeding tax their iron stores. Vegetarians are at risk and so are those who eat little red meat because red meat is the highest dietary source of iron. Seniors often require an iron supplement due to decreased nutrient absorption.
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Organic Iron 24mg
Organic Iron 24mg $13.99 $24.99
Formulation Minerals Ferrous Fumarate 75 mg Equiv. Iron 24 mg Magnesium Amino Acid Chelate 200 mg Vitamins Vitamin C 30 mg Folic Acid 100 mcg Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin) 2 mcg Iron-Rich Wholefoods Blackstrap Molasses 25 mg Pumpkin Seed (Cucurbita Pepo) 25 mg Direction for use top Adults - One tablet daily (with food), or as professionally prescribed.
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Fab Natural Iron
Fab Natural Iron $27.99 $32.99
FAB IRON Tablets are a nutritional tonic containing the original organic, amino acid chelated Iron plus B complex vitamins to provide a balanced supplement to restore and maintain your bounce and vitality. Designed to act to boost your iron state, FAB IRON Tablets can be taken in tailored dosages (if unsure about your status, see your health professional). FAB IRON Tablets are ideal for: • Sports people • People with busy lifestyles and irregular meal times • Teenagers, especially girls • When you are recovering from blood loss • Iron and vitamin deficiencies • Vegetarians and vegans • People who diet to lose weight
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Floradix Iron Extract
Floradix Iron Extract $34.99 $43.99
Nutrition Facts: Serving Size (tsp) 2 Vitamin C (mg) 10 Vitamin B1 (mg) 2.5 Vitamin B2 (mg) 4 Vitamin B6 (mg) 2 Vitamin B12 (mcg) 7.5 Iron elemental 10   Ingredient Details: Aqueous extracts from: carrot, nettle worth, spinach, quitnch roots, angelica roots, fennel, ocean kelp, african mallow blossom, orange peel. See bottle for suggested use. Warnings: Do not exceed the recommended daily allowance.
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Organic Iron Plus
Organic Iron Plus $32.99 $40.99
Therapeutic Benefits Iron and vitamin B group supplement.Helps maintain normal blood.Assists in the maintenance of blood flow in the hands, feet and legs.Aids digestion and helps maintain healthy digestive function.Assists visual fatigue and eye-strain.Provides relief of muscular cramps and spasms.Provides a daily dose of 400-500mcg of folic acid or folate which, if taken daily for one month before conception and during pregnancy, may reduce the risk of women having a child with birth defects of the brain and/or spinal chord such as the neural tube defects known as spina bifida and anencephaly. May assist in the management of heavy periods.For the treatment of cracks in the corners of the mouth (angular stomatitis).Supports energy metabolism, physical and mental performance. Iron Oxygen transport and storage Haeme is an iron-containing compound found in a number of biologically important molecules. Haemoglobin and myoglobin are haeme-containing proteins that are involved in the transport and storage of oxygen. Haemoglobin is the primary protein found in red blood cells and represents about two thirds of the body’s iron. This large protein molecule makes up approximately 30% of the red blood cell. The vital role of haemoglobin in transporting oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body is derived from its unique ability to acquire oxygen rapidly during the short time it spends in contact with the lungs and to release oxygen as needed during its circulation through the tissues. Myoglobin functions in the transport and short term storage of oxygen in muscle cells, helping to match the supply of oxygen to the demand of working muscles (most commonly, the skeletal muscles and the heart). Electron transport and energy metabolism Cytochromes are haeme-containing molecules that are critical to cellular energy production and therefore, life, through their roles in mitochondrial electron transport. They serve as electron carriers during the synthesis of ATP, the primary energy storage compound in cells. Antioxidant and beneficial pro-oxidant functions Catalase and peroxidase are haeme-containing enzymes that protect against the accumulation of hydrogen peroxide, a potentially damaging compound, by converting it to water and oxygen thus protecting our tissues from oxidative damage. DNA synthesis Ribonucleotide reductase is an iron dependent enzyme that is required for DNA synthesis. Thus, iron is required for a number of vital functions, including growth, reproduction, healing and immune function. Folic acid (Folate) Folic acid is required for energy production and the formation of red blood cells. It also strengthens immunity by aiding in the proper formation and functioning of white blood cells. Its added role as a coenzyme in both DNA and RNA synthesis signifies its importance for healthy cell division and replication, and thus, growth and protein metabolism. While iron deficiency anaemia is the most common cause of anaemia, shortages of folic acid or Vitamin B12 are the next most likely nutritional causes. Folic acid deficiency may lead to macrocytic anaemia, producing signs and symptoms such as lethargy, shortness of breath on exertion and pallor of the skin and mucous membranes. Thiamine hydrochloride (Vitamin B1) Vitamin B1 is predominantly located in skeletal muscle, heart muscle, brain, kidney and liver. It plays a crucial role in energy production and carbohydrate metabolism. Deficiency of this vitamin results in rapid deterioration in both heart and skeletal muscle as well as brain and nerve function. The absorption of thiamine from the diet requires folic acid and a deficiency of folic acid may therefore contribute to Vitamin B1 deficiency. Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) Riboflavin plays an important role in the formation of a number of enzymes, found mainly in the liver, which allow the removal of hydrogen molecules and the introduction of oxygen. Its involvement in the metabolism of proteins, fats and carbohydrates cannot be underestimated. Requirements are enhanced during times of growth and high protein intake. Vitamin B2 further aids the metabolism of Vitamin B6, thus a deficiency will often lead to Vitamin B6 deficiency signs and symptoms. Pyridoxine hydrochloride (Vitamin B6) Vitamin B6 is involved in the metabolism of certain essential body chemicals including histamine, hydroxytryptamine and serotonin. This latter compound is particularly important in normal brain chemistry, so a deficiency in Vitamin B6 may have profound effects on mood and behaviour. It plays a major part in the metabolism of carbohydrates, essential fatty acids and proteins, thus aids in the correction of inflammatory diseases, skin conditions and disorders of the immune and cardiovascular systems. Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12) In the late 1920’s it was found that the serious and often fatal disease of pernicious anaemia responded when victims ate large quantities of liver or had injections of liver extract. Vitamin B12 was finally isolated in the 1950’s and was found to be the agent effective in the treatment of pernicious anaemia. Individuals deficient in Vitamin B12 often exhibit symptoms such as exhaustion, shortness of breath and pale skin and mucous membranes. There are also characteristic alterations to the nervous system, including numbness and tingling in the extremities, clumsiness and at times, difficulty in walking. Mental capacity may also be affected, with confusion and depression being the most common signs of a deficiency. Whilst chemically independent, the metabolism of Vitamin B12 and folic acid are closely interconnected. Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) Vitamin C is an anti-oxidant required for at least 300 metabolic functions in the body, including tissue growth and repair, adrenal gland health, immune and cardiovascular functions. It enhances the absorption of iron and prevents the destruction of folic acid and other B vitamins.Foeniculum vulgare (Fennel) Abnormalities of the gastrointestinal tract, including minimal production of hydrochloric acid, has long been observed to contribute to low iron conditions. Fennel, since ancient times, has been used in treating indigestion, heartburn, flatulence, spasms of the digestive tract, colic and under activity of the stomach and intestines. The seeds were often eaten in the Middle Ages for their digestive properties. Withania somnifera (Ashwagandha) Due to its naturally high iron and mineral content, Withania is an excellent herb for iron conditions. It is the primary strengthening tonic used in Ayurveda and is thus the herb of choice for wasting disease, poor growth in children and convalescence therapy. Rumex crispus (Yellow Dock) Yellow dock is an alterative herb, naturally containing a high iron content. According to herbalist Michael Moore, it has the potential to liberate iron that is stored in the liver, enhancing the body’s utilisation. Both of these properties will thus assist in correcting iron deficiency anaemia. In addition, Yellow dock is considered a cleansing herb with digestive benefits. Its ability to stimulate bile production makes this herb an invaluable tool for correcting sluggish bowel and liver disorders such as constipation. Cautions & Interactions Vitamins can only be of assistance if the dietary vitamin intake is inadequate. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitionerDo not exceed the stated dose except on medical advice. If you have had a baby with a neural tube defect/spina bifida, seek specific medical advice. Products containing sorbitol may have a laxative effect or cause diarrhoea. Not for the treatment of iron deficiency conditions. Pregnant or Breastfeeding Don’t exceed 20mL per day. Directions for Use Adults: Take 10mL twice daily. Children: Take 5mL twice daily. Each 10ml contains extracts equivalent to dried: Hibiscus sabdariffa flower 50mg Foeniculum vulgare (Fennel) 20mg Withania somnifera (Ashwagandha) 50mg Rumex crispus root (Yellow dock) 50mg And Iron (as ferrous gluconate) 10mg Folic acid (Folate) 200mcg Thiamine hydrochloride (Vitamin B1) 1mg Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) 1mg Pyridoxine hydrochloride (Vitamin B6) 1mg Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12) 1mcg Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) 25mg Malphigia punicftolia fruit (Acerola) 100mg Also contains the non-active ingredients: Apple, pear, blackcurrant, carrot and beetroot juice concentrates, maltodextrin, calcium hydrogen phosphate, silica, purified water, sorbitol,glycerol.
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Organic Iron Plus
Organic Iron Plus $24.99 $31.99
Therapeutic Benefits Iron and vitamin B group supplement.Helps maintain normal blood.Assists in the maintenance of blood flow in the hands, feet and legs.Aids digestion and helps maintain healthy digestive function.Assists visual fatigue and eye-strain.Provides relief of muscular cramps and spasms.Provides a daily dose of 400-500mcg of folic acid or folate which, if taken daily for one month before conception and during pregnancy, may reduce the risk of women having a child with birth defects of the brain and/or spinal chord such as the neural tube defects known as spina bifida and anencephaly. May assist in the management of heavy periods.For the treatment of cracks in the corners of the mouth (angular stomatitis).Supports energy metabolism, physical and mental performance. Iron Oxygen transport and storage Haeme is an iron-containing compound found in a number of biologically important molecules. Haemoglobin and myoglobin are haeme-containing proteins that are involved in the transport and storage of oxygen. Haemoglobin is the primary protein found in red blood cells and represents about two thirds of the body’s iron. This large protein molecule makes up approximately 30% of the red blood cell. The vital role of haemoglobin in transporting oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body is derived from its unique ability to acquire oxygen rapidly during the short time it spends in contact with the lungs and to release oxygen as needed during its circulation through the tissues. Myoglobin functions in the transport and short term storage of oxygen in muscle cells, helping to match the supply of oxygen to the demand of working muscles (most commonly, the skeletal muscles and the heart). Electron transport and energy metabolism Cytochromes are haeme-containing molecules that are critical to cellular energy production and therefore, life, through their roles in mitochondrial electron transport. They serve as electron carriers during the synthesis of ATP, the primary energy storage compound in cells. Antioxidant and beneficial pro-oxidant functions Catalase and peroxidase are haeme-containing enzymes that protect against the accumulation of hydrogen peroxide, a potentially damaging compound, by converting it to water and oxygen thus protecting our tissues from oxidative damage. DNA synthesis Ribonucleotide reductase is an iron dependent enzyme that is required for DNA synthesis. Thus, iron is required for a number of vital functions, including growth, reproduction, healing and immune function. Folic acid (Folate) Folic acid is required for energy production and the formation of red blood cells. It also strengthens immunity by aiding in the proper formation and functioning of white blood cells. Its added role as a coenzyme in both DNA and RNA synthesis signifies its importance for healthy cell division and replication, and thus, growth and protein metabolism. While iron deficiency anaemia is the most common cause of anaemia, shortages of folic acid or Vitamin B12 are the next most likely nutritional causes. Folic acid deficiency may lead to macrocytic anaemia, producing signs and symptoms such as lethargy, shortness of breath on exertion and pallor of the skin and mucous membranes. Thiamine hydrochloride (Vitamin B1) Vitamin B1 is predominantly located in skeletal muscle, heart muscle, brain, kidney and liver. It plays a crucial role in energy production and carbohydrate metabolism. Deficiency of this vitamin results in rapid deterioration in both heart and skeletal muscle as well as brain and nerve function. The absorption of thiamine from the diet requires folic acid and a deficiency of folic acid may therefore contribute to Vitamin B1 deficiency. Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) Riboflavin plays an important role in the formation of a number of enzymes, found mainly in the liver, which allow the removal of hydrogen molecules and the introduction of oxygen. Its involvement in the metabolism of proteins, fats and carbohydrates cannot be underestimated. Requirements are enhanced during times of growth and high protein intake. Vitamin B2 further aids the metabolism of Vitamin B6, thus a deficiency will often lead to Vitamin B6 deficiency signs and symptoms. Pyridoxine hydrochloride (Vitamin B6) Vitamin B6 is involved in the metabolism of certain essential body chemicals including histamine, hydroxytryptamine and serotonin. This latter compound is particularly important in normal brain chemistry, so a deficiency in Vitamin B6 may have profound effects on mood and behaviour. It plays a major part in the metabolism of carbohydrates, essential fatty acids and proteins, thus aids in the correction of inflammatory diseases, skin conditions and disorders of the immune and cardiovascular systems. Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12) In the late 1920’s it was found that the serious and often fatal disease of pernicious anaemia responded when victims ate large quantities of liver or had injections of liver extract. Vitamin B12 was finally isolated in the 1950’s and was found to be the agent effective in the treatment of pernicious anaemia. Individuals deficient in Vitamin B12 often exhibit symptoms such as exhaustion, shortness of breath and pale skin and mucous membranes. There are also characteristic alterations to the nervous system, including numbness and tingling in the extremities, clumsiness and at times, difficulty in walking. Mental capacity may also be affected, with confusion and depression being the most common signs of a deficiency. Whilst chemically independent, the metabolism of Vitamin B12 and folic acid are closely interconnected. Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) Vitamin C is an anti-oxidant required for at least 300 metabolic functions in the body, including tissue growth and repair, adrenal gland health, immune and cardiovascular functions. It enhances the absorption of iron and prevents the destruction of folic acid and other B vitamins.Foeniculum vulgare (Fennel) Abnormalities of the gastrointestinal tract, including minimal production of hydrochloric acid, has long been observed to contribute to low iron conditions. Fennel, since ancient times, has been used in treating indigestion, heartburn, flatulence, spasms of the digestive tract, colic and under activity of the stomach and intestines. The seeds were often eaten in the Middle Ages for their digestive properties. Withania somnifera (Ashwagandha) Due to its naturally high iron and mineral content, Withania is an excellent herb for iron conditions. It is the primary strengthening tonic used in Ayurveda and is thus the herb of choice for wasting disease, poor growth in children and convalescence therapy. Rumex crispus (Yellow Dock) Yellow dock is an alterative herb, naturally containing a high iron content. According to herbalist Michael Moore, it has the potential to liberate iron that is stored in the liver, enhancing the body’s utilisation. Both of these properties will thus assist in correcting iron deficiency anaemia. In addition, Yellow dock is considered a cleansing herb with digestive benefits. Its ability to stimulate bile production makes this herb an invaluable tool for correcting sluggish bowel and liver disorders such as constipation. Cautions & Interactions Vitamins can only be of assistance if the dietary vitamin intake is inadequate. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitionerDo not exceed the stated dose except on medical advice. If you have had a baby with a neural tube defect/spina bifida, seek specific medical advice. Products containing sorbitol may have a laxative effect or cause diarrhoea. Not for the treatment of iron deficiency conditions. Pregnant or Breastfeeding Don’t exceed 20mL per day. Directions for Use Adults: Take 10mL twice daily. Children: Take 5mL twice daily. Each 10ml contains extracts equivalent to dried: Hibiscus sabdariffa flower 50mg Foeniculum vulgare (Fennel) 20mg Withania somnifera (Ashwagandha) 50mg Rumex crispus root (Yellow dock) 50mg And Iron (as ferrous gluconate) 10mg Folic acid (Folate) 200mcg Thiamine hydrochloride (Vitamin B1) 1mg Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) 1mg Pyridoxine hydrochloride (Vitamin B6) 1mg Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12) 1mcg Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) 25mg Malphigia punicftolia fruit (Acerola) 100mg Also contains the non-active ingredients: Apple, pear, blackcurrant, carrot and beetroot juice concentrates, maltodextrin, calcium hydrogen phosphate, silica, purified water, sorbitol,glycerol. Does not contain: Gluten, yeast, lactose, alcohol, artificial colours, flavours or preservatives.
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Fab Natural Iron
Fab Natural Iron $10.99 $16.99
Pregnant women and nursing mothers can take our pregnancy formulation FABFOL Plus. FAB Iron Tablets are easy to take, easy to absorb and easy on your stomach DIRECTIONS: Take 2 to 4 tablets daily or as directed Thiamine (B1): Necessary for adrenal gland function, proper immune system performance and the synthesis of neurotransmitters. It plays a role in the metabolism of food and alcohol. Symptoms of deficiency can include poor memory, fatigue, muscle weakness. Requirements increase in those whose diets are high in refined carbohydrates, sugar and alcohol. Riboflavin (B2): Necessary for energy production and oxygen utilization. Needed for the metabolism of carbohydrates and fats; a study by the Australian Bureau of Statistics found 38% of females were not receiving the RDI.The symptoms of low levels include fatigue, anaemia. Nicotinamide: Niacin helps in the release of energy and in the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats and proteins. Whilst is does have many other uses it is this which is of most benefit in FAB. Deficiency can cause depression and mental disturbance as well as the more likely pellagra which is sunburn like eruptions when exposed to the sun. Pantothenate (B5): Essential for human growth reproduction and many normal body functions. It is involved in many metabolic pathways including energy metabolism of carbohydrates proteins and lipids and is involved in the synthesis of neurotransmitters and to make red blood cells. Pyridoxine (B6): Pyridoxine is involved in more bodily functions than any other single nutrient. It promotes red blood cell formation, is needed for normal brain function and synthesis of nucleic acids RNA and DNA. It activates many other enzymes and aids in the absorption of vitamin B12 which is needed in immune system function and antibody production. Necessary for the metabolism of amino and plays a role in the use of fats and in the production of bile. Cyanocobalamin (B12): Cyanocobalamin is needed to prevent anaemia. It aids folic acid regulating the formation of red blood cells. It helps in the utilisation of iron, aids cell formation and the metabolism of carbohydrates and fats, prevents nerve damage and promotes normal growth and development by maintaining the fatty sheaths that cover and protect nerve endings. Vitamin B12 can often be lacking in the diets of vegetarians and over the longer term can lead to macrocytic anaemia. Useful for vegetarians especially during pregnancy and lactation where requirements increase. Deficiency results in pernicious anaemia with ineffective production of red blood cells, possible loss of the lining of the intestines and ineffective nerve sheath production Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C): This helps increase non heam iron absorption and it plays a role in the formation and maintenance of collagen. Biotin Important for the maintenance of healthy hair, skin and nails. Iron: Recent research is showing that low iron can impair cognitive ability i.e. poor recognition of events and problem solving as well as lower IQ for younger females; impair athletic performance and endurance; lesson stamina; create tiredness and feelings of lassitude
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Fab Natural Iron
Fab Natural Iron $13.99 $18.99
Pregnant women and nursing mothers can take our pregnancy formulation FABFOL Plus. FAB Iron Tablets are easy to take, easy to absorb and easy on your stomach DIRECTIONS: Take 2 to 4 tablets daily or as directed Thiamine (B1): Necessary for adrenal gland function, proper immune system performance and the synthesis of neurotransmitters. It plays a role in the metabolism of food and alcohol. Symptoms of deficiency can include poor memory, fatigue, muscle weakness. Requirements increase in those whose diets are high in refined carbohydrates, sugar and alcohol. Riboflavin (B2): Necessary for energy production and oxygen utilization. Needed for the metabolism of carbohydrates and fats; a study by the Australian Bureau of Statistics found 38% of females were not receiving the RDI.The symptoms of low levels include fatigue, anaemia. Nicotinamide: Niacin helps in the release of energy and in the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats and proteins. Whilst is does have many other uses it is this which is of most benefit in FAB. Deficiency can cause depression and mental disturbance as well as the more likely pellagra which is sunburn like eruptions when exposed to the sun. Pantothenate (B5): Essential for human growth reproduction and many normal body functions. It is involved in many metabolic pathways including energy metabolism of carbohydrates proteins and lipids and is involved in the synthesis of neurotransmitters and to make red blood cells. Pyridoxine (B6): Pyridoxine is involved in more bodily functions than any other single nutrient. It promotes red blood cell formation, is needed for normal brain function and synthesis of nucleic acids RNA and DNA. It activates many other enzymes and aids in the absorption of vitamin B12 which is needed in immune system function and antibody production. Necessary for the metabolism of amino and plays a role in the use of fats and in the production of bile. Cyanocobalamin (B12): Cyanocobalamin is needed to prevent anaemia. It aids folic acid regulating the formation of red blood cells. It helps in the utilisation of iron, aids cell formation and the metabolism of carbohydrates and fats, prevents nerve damage and promotes normal growth and development by maintaining the fatty sheaths that cover and protect nerve endings. Vitamin B12 can often be lacking in the diets of vegetarians and over the longer term can lead to macrocytic anaemia. Useful for vegetarians especially during pregnancy and lactation where requirements increase. Deficiency results in pernicious anaemia with ineffective production of red blood cells, possible loss of the lining of the intestines and ineffective nerve sheath production Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C): This helps increase non heam iron absorption and it plays a role in the formation and maintenance of collagen. Biotin Important for the maintenance of healthy hair, skin and nails. Iron: Recent research is showing that low iron can impair cognitive ability i.e. poor recognition of events and problem solving as well as lower IQ for younger females; impair athletic performance and endurance; lesson stamina; create tiredness and feelings of lassitude
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Bio Iron For Women
Bio Iron For Women $15.99 $22.99
Features and benefits Specifically formulated for women\'s needs - combines iron with co-factors for improved absorption and utilisation Contains vitamin C (ascorbic acid) which when taken at the same time as iron achieves a significantly higher absorption of nonheme iron. Gentle on the stomach formula - when used as directed should not cause gastric irritation or constipation How it works Without proper iron levels, cell oxygenation and energy production suffer, resulting in generalised fatigue, a decline in the body\'s detoxification mechanisms, and a reduction in resistance to infection. Iron is at the core of haemoglobin, binding oxygen to red blood cells, and is essential for muscle oxygen uptake and the activity of certain enzymes. Blackmores Bio Iron contains ferrous fumarate, a gentle form of iron which when used as directed should not cause gastric irritation or constipation. Vitamin C is included to facilitate uptake of iron. Vitamin B12 is essential for the functioning of enzymes in amino acid, fatty acid, and nucleic acid metabolism, and is also required for the metabolism of folic acid. Foetal formation increases the mother\'s need for folic acid and deficiency is common during pregnancy. Supplementation of folic acid is recommended for at least one month prior to conception and for the duration of the pregnancy, and may reduce the incidence of neural tube defect in the child. Additionally, deficiency of folic acid (along with vitamin B6), is associated with elevated plasma levels of homocysteine. Dosage Adults - Take one tablet three times daily with meals, or as professionally prescribed. Children (from 6 years to 12 years) - we recommend Blackmores Celloid Iron Compound. Children (under 6 years) - Only as professionally prescribed. Active Ingredients Per Tablet Ferrous fumarate (equivalent to elemental iron 5 mg) 15.3 mg Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid) 100 mg Folic acid 166.5 mcg Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin) 50 mcg Urtica dioica (Nettle) herb powder 100 mg
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