• Why choose Active Iron?

    Iron food fortification and oral iron supplements are limited by either poor absorption or poor tolerability. Very frequently, both occur together.
    The reason for poor absorption is that only ferrous iron is absorbed using a highly regulated divalent metal transporter system (DMT-1), which works in tandem with the iron export protein ferroportin, which in turn is controlled by iron stores and haemoglobin levels…

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  • Women may need more iron, especially during pregnancy

    There is an increased need for iron when pregnant. During this time, the amount of blood in your body increases by 30-50%. This increases the requirement for iron and vitamins in your body as they are needed to make haemoglobin, which carries oxygen to other cells in your body. Research shows that women on average do not have sufficient iron in the diet to meet their daily needs and this is…

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  • How iron is absorbed in your body

    Only a fraction of ingested iron is absorbed by the body. The amount may range from only 5% to 35% according to a journal in the National Center for Biotechnology Information. So, even if you’re consuming enough iron, chances are you’re not absorbing all of it. The amount of iron absorbed can depend on the circumstances and the type of iron. Here, we’ve taken a look at some of the different…

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Our Story

Our Story

Iron is the only nutrition deficiency common in both developed and developing countries. It is prevalent in women of childbearing age, children and older people. The current world market is dominated by a range of poorly absorbed and poorly tolerated products. Active Iron was developed in a response to global need to produce an iron product that is both tolerable and easy to absorb. Solvotrin Therapeutics is an Irish healthcare company…

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Our advanced formulation means Active Iron delivers clinically proven better absorption of iron sulfate. It is also kind on you because it helps protect the stomach from inflammation and damage associated with other iron products. Terms and conditions apply

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