• 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. Other forms of iron, such as ferric iron,…

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    by My Active Iron

    November 14, 2017

  • Is it gluten-free? 5 tips for following a gluten-free diet

    Many people avoid having gluten in their diet. An increasing number of consumers seek gluten-free products for a variety of different reasons. The idea of a strict, gluten-free diet may seem daunting; however, many people have adapted well to this diet armed with the right knowledge. Read the packaging   Packaged food in the EU and UK is required by law to have allergen labelling. This means you should see whether…

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    by My Active Iron

    November 6, 2017

  • 5 back to school health tips

    It’s that time of year again for the kids to head back to school. As they dive in to classes, sports, and other after-school activities, it’s a good idea to take a few measures to help set them up for a healthy year. Here are our top 5 back to school health tips to think about. Bedtime It’s important for kids and adults to get enough sleep each night. Most adults…

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    by My Active Iron

    September 11, 2017

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