Improving low dietary iron intake may:
- Increase Energy Levels
- Relieve Tiredness
- Improve Concentration
- Assist Memory Function
- Elevate Sports Performance
- Support Immune Function
Lack of iron can lead to a general run down feeling, anaemia, headaches, acute infections, colds, flu, dizziness and shortness of breath during periods of exertion. Anxiety and irritability, depression and sleepiness are all linked to low iron levels.
Iron Deficiency High Risk Groups
-Vegetarians and Vegans
-Hospital patient s and outpatients exposed to excessive bleeding due to wounds, surgery etc
-Adults and children who have parasitical infections such as hookworm and round worms etc
-Gastric Ulcers or gastrointestinal disorders, such as cancer.