An essential component of hemoglobin and myoglobin(protein that provides oxygen, iron supports muscle metabolism and healthy connective tissue)
Iron is also necessary for:
Physical growth, neurological development, cellular functioning, and synthesis of some hormones
Effective for:
-Iron Deficiency
Iron deficiency is common, especially among: Young children, women of reproductive age, and pregnant women
Groups at Risk of Iron Inadequacy:
-Pregnant women
-Infants and young children
-Women with heavy menstrual bleeding
-Frequent blood donors
-People who have gastrointestinal disorders or have had gastrointestinal surgery
-People with heart failure
-Anemia of chronic disease