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The Science Behind Active Iron: Why Is It Better Tolerated Than Traditional Competitors?

September 4, 2018

Before Active Iron, the market was dominated by poorly absorbed and poorly tolerated iron products. As a result of this challenge with tolerability, evidence suggests around 80-90% of those who take traditional oral iron supplements report negative gastro-intestinal side-effect.* Active Iron’s Kind and Strong formula – kind enough to take on an empty stomach but…

Why do women need more iron than men?

September 4, 2018

Iron is essential to life for both men and women; it helps reduce tiredness and fatigue, as well as playing an important role in normal energy metabolism, oxygen transport, cognitive function, immune function and formation of red blood cells. However, iron is especially important to women – particularly those of reproductive age – as women…

Why Do Men Need Iron?

September 4, 2018

A man’s body needs iron to support a healthy immune function, reduce tiredness and fatigue, allow oxygen transport via the hemoglobin present in red blood cells and support normal energy metabolism as well as cognitive function. Getting the right amount of iron can improve a man’s mental performance in his day-to-day life, although this is…

The Benefits of Active B Complex+ for Men

September 4, 2018

Getting the right amount of vitamins and minerals is key for maintaining a man’s mental and physical performance, no matter what he’s up against. Being fit in both body and mind means being able to make the most of every day, especially when it comes to juggling a hectic lifestyle. Incorporating a multivitamin supplement like…

Why Is Iron Important For Exercise?

September 3, 2018

Your muscles use iron to help produce energy, so for people who exercise regularly – especially those who enjoy endurance exercise such as running, rowing and cycle – it’s extra-important to maintain optimal iron levels. While most athletes focus on nutrition and your body can get iron from a healthy diet, it may not be…

Active Iron wins ‘Best Maternity Supplement’ 2018

April 17, 2018

Active Iron has been announced as the winner in the Best Maternity Supplement category of the Pregnancy & Parenting Editor’s Choice Awards 2018. Over the last 18 years, the editorial team at Pregnancy & Parenting have tested thousands of products and services to help parents make informed decisions for their families. During pregnancy, the amount…

The 5 worst things about having your period on Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2018

For many women, looking at the calendar to realize that your period coincides with your wedding day, your birthday, your holidays, or Valentine’s Day can provoke real panic and anxiety. The feeling that your period will sabotage your most special days is completely understandable, from leaks to cramps. The 5 worst things about having your…

First major change to tampons in 82 years

February 6, 2018

A new tampon has been introduced by Callaly, it’s called the Tampliner. The brand hopes to change periods for the better, by providing a leak-free tampon. Surprisingly, this is the first major change to the tampon since 1936. The market has seen very little innovation for 82 years. Callaly has combined a mini-liner with a…

How to keep your New Year’s resolutions

January 3, 2018

More exercise and less Netflix? Changing your diet? We can all imagine the typical resolutions that have been made over the last few days. Unfortunately, these resolutions are often broken, but let’s look at what it takes for a successful resolution. Be realistic:
If you’ve made a resolution to run more in the mornings, but you’ve got a million other things to be doing at that time…

How to stay calm over Christmas

December 7, 2017

The benefits of taking just 10 minutes to close your eyes and clear your mind are endless; from helping to improve focus, decrease stress and anxiety to even relieving pain, inflammation and improve immunity. The ‘magic’ of meditation is due to real effects inside the body, including changes to the brain, reduced stress hormones, a positive influence on the nervous system and emotional regulation. Whilst looking after your…