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Iron deficiency is common in Australia and can have a significant impact on your health and quality of life.1 That’s why it’s important to see a healthcare professional if you have concerns. Read on for examples of symptoms and an explanation of what may be happening in your body to make you feel the way you do.Read More
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Zesty burritos minus the mess, this dish has all the best parts of the original dish, but loaded up in nutrition. Black beans and beef ensure you’re getting a high source of both haem and non-haem iron, whilst the vitamin C in the lime juice and tomatoes may help enhance iron absorption. Make this vegan by subbing the beef for some more beans, and feel free to use spinach in place of lettuce to up the iron even more.
Going on holidays should be a time for restoration and relaxation, but do you sometimes feel overwhelmed? You might feel pressure to socialise, guilt around treats and holiday foods and anxiety about disrupted health routines. Read on for some tips on moderation, prioritising your time and taking care of you to make the most of your time off.
Forgetfulness is key reason that people do not take their iron medication, according to a survey of pregnant women and new mums being treated at an Australian hospital.1 Read on for practical tips to help you remember to take Ferro-grad C® for medically diagnosed iron deficiency.
For a hearty family meal that’s jam-packed with nourishing veggies, this warming dish fits the bill. Lean beef mince is full of iron and protein, whilst low in saturated fat. Colourful veggies provide essential vitamins and fibre, helping to keep you full and satisfied whilst keeping your gut microbes well-fed. This dish is perfect for those looking to boost their iron intake, and its soft texture is perfect for young kids or those with texture-modified diets post-surgery.
Perfect for dinner or a lazy weekend brunch, this shakshuka is full of nutrition without skimping on flavour. Eggs and spinach provide plenty of iron, even more so when served with wholemeal bread on the side. Vitamin C from the capsicum, tomatoes and parsley helps the body to efficiently absorb the iron, as well as packing the dish with heart-healthy antioxidants. Make this dish spicy by adding some fresh chilli if that’s your style.
If you're looking for a quick, iron-rich afternoon snack, these bars fit the bill. Dried fruit and oats provide fibre to tide you over until dinner time, whilst also pumping up the iron content. Best of all, these bars are nut and egg-free, making them perfect for school lunchboxes. Mix it up with your favourite dried fruits and seeds to make them your own.
This vibrant, zingy slaw is bursting with colour and flavour and is tempered by the richness of the salmon, making it a perfect accompaniment. Full of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids and protein, salmon is also a rich source of iron, bolstered by the cashews and sesame seeds. The cabbage and lime provide vitamin C to help you absorb the iron, ensuring you get the optimal nutrition from this meal.
There are several lifestyle changes you can make to support your digestion while taking oral iron supplements.1 Moreover, the Gradumet Technology™ in Ferro-grad C® is designed to help with gastric side effects if your doctor has recommended a therapeutic oral iron supplement.2-4 Read on to find out more.
Did you know that showing gratitude and recognising the achievements of others can help you be the best version of yourself?1 Read on for some tips on putting yourself first and get in line to win $1000 by making a nomination for the WellBeing Women of the Year Awards sponsored by Ferro-grad C®.
Did you know that you should usually take Ferro-grad C® for 3 to 6 months,1 and you should continue taking it until your doctor confirms your iron stores are replenished?1 Read on to find out more about using therapeutic oral iron supplements to treat medically diagnosed iron deficiency.
Iron deficiency affects one in five Australian women aged under 50, but certain groups of men may also be at risk, such as elite athletes and those who follow a vegetarian or vegan diet.1,2
Iron deficiency should always be medically diagnosed and treated by a doctor. If your doctor diagnoses iron deficiency, they will conduct further investigations to determine the underlying cause. Read on to find out which adults need to be aware about their risk of iron deficiency.
It’s easy to be confused by the large choice of nutritional supplements at your local pharmacy. Read on to find out what to look for if your doctor has recommended that you take a therapeutic oral iron supplement.