What is anemia?

Anemia is a condition in which you lack enough healthy red blood cells to carry adequate oxygen to your body’s tissues. Having anemia can make you feel tired and weak. One of the main causes for anemia (anaemia) is iron deficiency (but can also be a result of inadequate vitamin B12 or folic acid intake).

Why does Iron Plus contain vitamin C?

Vitamin C has been shown to enhance iron absorption. It captures non-heme iron and stores it in a form that’s more easily absorbed by your body. Hence, eating other foods rich in vitamin C or taking vitamin C supplements while supplementing iron, increases your body’s absorption of iron.

What are the symptoms of Iron Deficiency?

Among others, the most often are chronic fatigue and tiredness, low energy, weekend immune system and anemia.

What food is rich with Iron?

Variety of good food choices can meet your body´s need for iron, including vegetables. So vegetarianism doesn`t necessarily cause iron deficiency – although iron from vegetables have a significantly lower absorption rate.

Iron rich food:

  • read meat
  • eggs
  • dark chocolate
  • dried fruit
  • leaf vegetables
  • leguminousplants
  • whole grain
  • nuts

It is important to consume enough vitamin C as well, as it increases iron absorption. Coffee, alcohol and tobacco have opposite effect.

Why is this form of iron superior?

Iron deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency and one of the main causes of anemia. Problems that are mostly faced by women, the elderly and children are usually solved with dietary supplements that contain various forms and iron contents. Most of these forms are very poorly absorbed by the human body, and in addition often cause nausea, stomach pain and constipation. Valens Super Iron contain high-quality patented form of Ferrochel® iron, which is absorbed by the body up to 4 times faster and better than conventional forms of iron. In addition, this form is friendly to the stomach, mild to the gastrointestinal tract and does not cause constipation. It also contains additional vitamin supplements.

Who is Valens Iron Plus made for?

Valens Iron Plus is particularly beneficial for women, including lactating mothers, children, adolescents, the elderly, vegetarians and those with an active lifestyle. These have higher iron requirements, poor absorption or can´t consume enough iron with food only.

Is Valens Iron Plus suitable for vegans?

Unfortunately, no. It contains honey for great taste of the liquid, but is therefore unsuitable for vegans.