Optimal Iron Chewable - 60 Tablets

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Key Benefits and Actions*

  • Gentle, well-tolerated form of iron may help support healthy iron levels when supplementation is needed
  • Vitamin C may help support healthy iron utilization
  • May help support healthy blood cells
  • May help support healthy muscle function and metabolism

Optimal Iron Chewable by Seeking Health provides well-tolerated, well-absorbed iron as ferric glycinate, along with vitamin C to support optimal iron absorption. Iron is a mineral that the body needs for healthy growth and development. The body uses iron to make hemoglobin, a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen from the lungs to all parts of the body, and myoglobin, a protein that provides oxygen to muscles. Iron is also important for normal synthesis of certain hormones and maintaining healthy connective tissues.* 

Iron requires certain supporting nutrients such as vitamin C for efficient absorption and utilization in the body. Low levels of these nutrients can make it difficult to increase iron levels even with supplementation. Vitamin C combines with iron during digestion to form a compound that is easier for the body to absorb and helps to minimize the effect of certain dietary compounds that interfere with iron absorption, such as calcium, phosphate, tannins (found in tea, coffee, and chocolate) and phytates (found in grains and nuts).*

Optimal Iron Chewable contains a lower amount of iron than our Optimal Iron Plus Cofactors, to provide an option for those who do not require as much supplemental iron to meet their daily requirements. Using a special "taste-free" form of iron along with natural flavors and xylitol, this chewable option is a delicious way for those who are not able to swallow capsules to supplement their daily iron intake. As with all iron supplements, we recommend that you consult with your healthcare professional for testing of iron levels prior to use and continue to monitor iron levels/intake during use. This supplement is gentle on the stomach.*

Suitable for Vegans and Vegetarians

Free of:

Milk, Egg, Fish, Shellfish, Tree Nuts, Peanuts, Wheat, Artificial Colors, Artificial Flavors

Suggested Use

Chew 1 tablet daily in the morning with breakfast or as directed by your healthcare professional.

Warnings

Children and pregnant or lactating women should consult their healthcare practitioner prior to use. Do not use if tamper seal is damaged. Consult with a healthcare professional to determine whether iron supplementation is necessary and suitable for you. When taking supplemental iron, use under the care of a qualified physician and track blood levels. Consult with a healthcare professional before use if you are using antibiotics or other medications. Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6. Keep this product out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, call a doctor or poison control center immediately.

Serving Size: 1 Tablet
Servings Per Container: 60

AMT %DV
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 25 mg 28%
Iron (as ferric glycinate§) 10 mg 56%
DV = Daily Value

Other Ingredients: Xylitol, ascorbyl palmitate, natural cherry flavor, and silica.

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Cost Per Serving $0.22
Delivery Method Chewable Tablet
Storage Keep closed in a cool, dry place out of reach by children.
Age Suitability Adult
Manufactured In USA
Case Quantity 24
Dimensions (in.) Length: 2 / Width: 2 / Height: 4
Weight (lb.) 0.1500
SKU IRON-60-TAB
Barcode 710465149090
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Reviewed by Hiram
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Great

I've been looking for chewable iron. Very easy to take since I like the taste - although I wish it was less sweet.

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Reviewed by Dail D.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Helps

Am a senior most all iron I do not absorb .... happily body absorbs this formulation.

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Reviewed by Preet G.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Love it

I love this chewable iron tab.

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Reviewed by Zandra
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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My Favorite Iron Supplement! No stomach pain!

I have tried a variety of Iron supplements, this is the ONLY brand that does not hurt my stomach. Other brands even ones that said 'gentle on stomach' still made me feel like I was in my first trimester of pregnancy -bleh! But these last great and I have NO side effects even on an empty stomach! The dose is low so as an adult I take two and it still won't bother me. Plus it has the Vit C for Iron absorption. I had anemia for the past year and a half and feel like my energy has increased since starting these a month ago. I HIGHLY recommend these!

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Reviewed by Kym S.
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I recommend this product
Rated 4 out of 5
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Taste good but went soft and sticky very quickly in the bottle

Taste good but went soft and sticky very quickly in the bottle.

Next blood test should see if Iron levels are increasing.

Has not upset stomach.

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