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Meschino Nutrition Assessment

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Iron (low iron, low serum ferritin)

Iron is the mineral found in the largest amounts in the blood cells. The function of iron is the production of hemoglobin and myoglobin (the form of hemoglobin found in muscle), and the oxygenation of red blood cells. It is essential for a healthy immune system, energy production, growth and for many enzymes. Iron deficiency is most often caused by insufficient dietary intake of iron. It could also result from excessive bleeding, long term illness, ulcers, prolonged use of antacids, excessive coffee or tea consumption or poor diet. Symptoms include anemia, brittle hair, difficulty swallowing, dizziness, fatigue, fragile bones, hair loss, nails with ridges, nervousness, obesity and slow mental reactions.

Recommended Supplements

Adëeva Nature’s Iron

Iron Essentials contains 45 mg of chelated iron per capsule, which is non-constipating, providing bioavailability superior to inorganic iron. This pro More

Adëeva All-In-One Multi-Vitamin & Mineral

Multiple Vitamin and Mineral contains nutrients which further help to prevent and reverse iron deficiency, and support production of red blood cells a More