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Bio Iron - A specially formulated supplement that provides a variety of nutrients and vitamins to meet women’s needs and assist in the effective management of dietary iron deficiency. Read more
Blackmores Iron (Bio Iron)
Bio Iron - A specially formulated supplement that provides a variety of nutrients and vitamins to meet women’s needs and assist in the effective management of dietary iron deficiency.
It supplies a form of iron with superior absorption if taken as directed compared to some other forms of iron including ferrous sulfate. The new one-a-day formula is suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
- One-a-day formula
- Low constipation, low nausea
- Plus B and C vitamins and beta-carotene to support absorption and utilisation to help deliver a high potency iron supplement
- Suitable for vegans and vegetarians
The Blackmores difference
Many Australian women of reproductive age have intakes of iron below the Australian RDI. Iron is needed to deliver oxygen around the body and to help maintain healthy energy levels and vitality. It can reduce fatigue and tiredness caused by inadequate iron intake.
The new advanced formula contains iron bisglycinate which is better absorbed than some other forms of iron, such as ferrous sulphate, if taken with food. It is low-nausea, low-constipation, generally well-tolerated and gentle on the digestive system.
Iron (II) glycinate (iron 20 mg) 76.88 mg
Iron is an essential mineral and an important component of proteins, such as haemoglobin, involved in oxygen transport and metabolism.
Iron containing foods include lean red meat, poultry, fish, oysters, dried fruit, legumes, beetroot, whole grains and tofu.
Ascorbic acid (vitamin c) 170 mg
Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) is a water-soluble antioxidant nutrient involved in many biological processes in the body. Vitamin C is found in a number of fruits and vegetables, great sources are capsicums, blackcurrants, oranges and strawberries.
Betacarotene 1.35 mg
Betacarotene is a fat soluble antioxidant found in fruits and vegetables- particularly carrots.
Also called provitamin A, betacarotene is converted into vitamin A in the body.
Folic acid 300 µg
A water-soluble B group vitamin, folate is involved in the synthesis of DNA and RNA and the activation of vitamin B12 into it's active form.
Folic acid is found in fresh green leafy vegetables, broccoli, mushrooms, legumes, nuts and fortified cereals.
Cyanocobalamin (vitamin B12) 50 µg
Cyanocobalamin (vitamin B12) is an essential water-soluble nutrient needed for protein and DNA synthesis, folate metabolism, and red blood cell production. Food sources of vitamin B12 include egg yolk, fish, beef, milk and cheese.
Pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6, pyridoxine 5 mg) 6.08 mg
Pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6) is a water-soluble nutrient involved in the production of proteins, neurotransmitters and haemoblobin. Whole grains, legumes, bananas, seeds, nuts and potatoes are good sources of vitamin B6.
Riboflavin (vitamin B2) 1.3 mg
Riboflavin (vitamijn B2) is a water-soluble vitamin involved in ATP production and the metabolism of many of the other B group vitamins. Food sources include almonds, mushrooms and wild rice. Vitamin B2 supplements may change urine colour to bright yellow.This is harmless and temporary.
Brassica oleracea var viridis (kale) leaf powder 111 mg equivalent fresh leaf 1 g (1000 mg)
Adults - Take 1 tablet daily with meals, or as professionally prescribed
Children under 12 years - Only as professionally prescribed
Contraindications and Cautions
Not recommended for use during pregnancy or breastfeeding
Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet
Not for the treatment of iron deficiency conditions
Drink plenty of water
This product may interfere with certain other medications you may be taking.
Iron may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking methyldopa, carbidopa, levodopa, thyroid hormones, penicillamine, tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics or bisphosphonates (osteoporosis drugs) separate doses by at least 2 hours.
Folic acid may decrease the effectiveness of methotrexate in the treatment of leukaemia.