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Vegetarians have a higher risk of deficiency

People who are vegan/vegetarian may have a greater chance of being iron deficient because high-fat meat products are the best source of iron.

Number of studies

1

Years of studies

2014

Double-blind placebo

No

People who are vegan/vegetarian may have a greater chance of being iron deficient because high-fat meat products are the best source of iron.

Consult your doctor first

Iron is an essential mineral that is responsible for transportation of oxygen and production of red blood cells.* Iron should only be supplemented for people who are not getting adequate iron in their diet. Getting too much iron can be dangerous, so do not supplement with iron unless you have spoken with your doctor.

Number of studies

2

Years of studies

2013-2016

Double-blind placebo

No

Iron is an essential mineral that is responsible for transportation of oxygen and production of red blood cells.* Iron should only be supplemented for people who are not getting adequate iron in their diet. Getting too much iron can be dangerous, so do not supplement with iron unless you have spoken with your doctor.

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When a mineral salt dissolves in the stomach, it can become a charged ion and block absorption of nutrients like calcium. This is particularly true for iron. Our iron is chelated, or combined with amino acids, so that it does not carry a charge and disrupt absorption of other nutrients.

Chelated for absorption ·
Chelated for absorption ·
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