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Give More, Recover Better with Active Iron

October 14, 2018

In the UK, 6,000 blood donations are needed every day to service the 2.1 million transfusions per year. These transfusions are critical in saving people’s lives. Haemoglobin and iron stores are a key factor in our blood and dictate a person’s eligibility to give blood. In an average blood donation, 220-250mg of iron is lost.…

“I’ve been taking Active Iron for six weeks now, it’s been great, haven’t noticed any side-effects and it has definitely helped with my energy levels,”

October 14, 2018

When Sinead O’Moore became pregnant, she did what a lot of first-time mums do and took time-out to think about her diet, fitness and general well-being. Already a pretty active person, who ate well and read widely on nutrition, Sinead did a little “health audit”, to look at what would be best for her and…

Oral Iron Supplements & Tooth Staining – How To Protect and Preserve Your Smile

October 14, 2018

Worried that your iron supplement will stain your teeth? With Active Iron, you won’t have to compromise on your smile to stay healthy. They say you never get a second chance to make a first impression – and studies have shown we can make our major decisions about a person within seven seconds of meeting…

Vegetarians And Active Iron – What You Need To Know About Next-Gen Supplements

October 14, 2018

Choosing a vegetarian diet is about health, personal well-being and the good of our shared environment. It can be a profoundly positive choice. And it should not come with stress about your iron levels. However, iron deficiency remains one of the most common concerns for vegetarians and one of the hardest to combat stereotypes about…

Iron Pills And Pregnancy – How The Right Supplement Can Make A Real Difference For Mums And Babies

October 14, 2018

Expecting parents may sometimes feel a little overwhelmed by the advice they get on nutrition, vitamins and supplements. But every mum-and-dad-to-be will want to know what’s best for their baby and stay up to date on the latest research and advice. The benefits of folic acid and Vitamin D are well known. But there is…

Active Exercisers

October 14, 2018

Elite athletes and active exercisers will focus – more than most – on health, nutrition and the building-blocks their bodies need for performance and endurance. Whether they run marathons, compete in triathlons or just run the odd 5k while hitting the gym twice a week, athletes and those who keep active work hard to stay…

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 professionals are still unsure of,…

Active Iron made ‘significant difference’ in training as Gill McGirr scoops gold at Coupe de la Jeunesse

October 14, 2018

Fermoy Rowing Club’s Gill McGirr (pictured, left) and Ellie O’Reilly have become the first Irish girls pair to win gold at the Coupe de la Jeunesse this July. The pair claimed first place at the Hazewinkel regatta course in Belgium, finishing almost 10 seconds ahead of Great Britain. Eolann Sheehan, Fermoy Rowing Club Captain, told…

I have never had a problem taking Active Iron – no side effects, no constipation or tummy problems.

October 14, 2018

Ciara is 40 and has just had her first baby. With a 6-month-old and running her own business, she is very busy. She has been taking Active Iron for the past month and thinks it is brilliant. She finds it gives her an immediate boost and has no side effects whatsoever. She’s a very active…

For teenagers to take it, it says a lot!

October 14, 2018

As a mother, Marguerite says ‘I feel like I am doing something for them – for their lifestyles’. At the start of the year, she could see her daughters getting tired. There was a lot on in terms of sports, playing matches, training and getting back into study. The fact that it’s an exam year…