Iron forms the haem part of the compound haemoglobin in red blood cells, which transports oxygen to tissues. Iron deficiency can result in chronic exhaustion,hair loss and a pale complexion. Provides thiamin, riboflavin and vitamins B5 and B6, all of which are essential to the process of energy generation. Contains folic acid and B12; required for normal red blood cell metabolism. Recommended for those diagnosed with anaemia, menstruating women to help meet additional iron requirements and vegetarians to help ensure sufficient iron and vitamin B12 intake. 100% amino acid chelated iron with copper. Amino acid chelated iron is up to 5 times better absorbed than oxide and sulphate forms. Amino acid chelation creates a gentle iron formulation that will not cause constipation. Contains vitamin C to enhance iron absorption. Contains copper to maintain iron and zinc balance in the body. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.