Iron

8 mg in Essential for Women

18 mg in Essential Prenatal

SourceOgden, Utah
FormFerrous Bisglycinate
Found inBeans, peas, and chard
ManufacturerAlbion (Balchem)
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Benefits

Benefit

Brain Health*

Benefit

Energy*

Benefit

Blood Building*

We use ferrous bisglycinate, which has better tolerability, absorption, and efficacy than other iron forms which may cause nausea.*

This trio helps build healthy red blood cells.*

+Folate

+Vitamin B12

Evidence-Based or Bust

We use nutrients backed by a significant body of research that is growing every day. Of the thousands of unaffiliated studies our in-house scientists sorted through to guide our choices, the titles below are the most relevant MVPs.

Foods, fortificants, and supplements: where do Americans get their nutrients? - 2011

Nutrition Impact LLC

Iron. Dietary supplement fact sheet - 2016

Office of Dietary Supplements

Iron deficiency: a concise review - 2005

Emory University

Dietary intake and iron status of Australian vegetarian women - 1999

Deakin University

Effect of iron intake on iron status: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials - 2012

University of East Anglia

Ferrous glycinate (processed with citric acid) - 2004

IPCS Inchem

Relative effectiveness of iron bis-glycinate chelate (Ferrochel®) and ferrous sulfate in the control of iron deficiency in pregnant women - 2001

Sao Paulo University

There are 157,306 studies on Iron and counting

Substantiation is a living, breathing thing. We are constantly reviewing new research. Have a study you think we should take a look at? Send it our way: [email protected]