Solaray Iron 50mg
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High Iron Content For Maximum Benefit!Iron is part of hemoglobin, the oxygen-carrying component of the blood. Iron-deficient people tire easily in part because their bodies are starved for oxygen. Iron is also part of myoglobin, which helps muscle cells store oxygen. Without enough iron, ATP (the fuel the body runs on) cannot be properly synthesized. As a result, some iron-deficient people become fatigued even when their hemoglobin levels are normal (i.e., when they are not anemic).
Although iron is part of the antioxidant enzyme catalase, iron is not generally considered an antioxidant, because too much iron can cause oxidative damage.
Vegetarians eat less iron than non-vegetarians, and the iron they eat is somewhat less absorbable. As a result, vegetarians are more likely to have reduced iron stores. However, iron deficiency is not usually caused by a lack of iron in the diet alone. An underlying cause, such as iron loss in menstrual blood, often exists.
Pregnant women, marathon runners, people who take aspirin, and others are likely to become deficient.
Good StuffUse it everyday serious decrease in the lethargic feeling.
Best Iron I have found for me.I had gastric by pass surgery about 6 years ago. Of course the doctors want you to maintain your health and your vitamin and mineral levels so you don't have complications. So I take vitamins and minerals everyday and will have to do so the rest of my life. I need something easy and effective that would work with my new digestive system. The iron the doctor suggested I take upset my stomach