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Blood Donors

Iron helps with red blood cell production and haemoglobin formation, which are essential to life and wellbeing. The main adverse effect of blood donation is iron loss, so blood donors need to maintain a healthy balanced diet to maintain their Iron levels. Blood donors may benefit from taking an iron supplement if they are unable to replenish their iron stores through diet alone.

6 weird signs your iron levels are low

October 14, 2018

Over 2 billion people worldwide have an iron deficiency. If you feel like your energy levels have plummeted and you’re exhausted, iron deficiency may be to blame. However, there are some unusual symptoms that are a good indication that you are low in iron. Craving dirt For some reason medical…

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People who can benefit from taking iron supplements

October 14, 2018

Some populations can benefit from taking iron supplements. Those who have inadequate access to foods rich in absorbable iron are the most obvious groups. Children, adolescents, and women of reproductive age…

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5 tips if you’re afraid to give blood

October 14, 2018

Giving blood is nothing to be afraid of. You’re in the hands of trained professionals who have done this thousands (if not millions) of times. If you really want to donate, but you’re shaking just thinking about it (ugh needles!), consider these top ten tips.
1. Bring a pal
Bring a friend with you – the more the merrier. It’s great to have a hand to squeeze or someone to chat…

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