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... I take Poly Iron 150 2X daily, 300mg elemental iron, a Polysaccharide iron complex which does not require vitamin C. The GI doc put me on this type due to stomach upset. I can even take it on an empty stomach. ... (10 replies)
... When it comes to vitamin C, i often try to add fresh red capsicum to my salads as it apparently has more vitamin C than an orange or drinking orange juice with your main meal. ... (10 replies)
... I heard that vitamin c is supposed to help us absorb iron better. Does anyone know if vitamin c helps with the absorption in the ferritin stores or just in the blood? ... (10 replies)

... Aside from the Vitamin C, buy some Lysine tablets as they help transport iron and Lysine increases the blood levels of ferretin when taken daily, about 500mg. ... (10 replies)
... Nonheme iron comes from other sources. The body absorbs heme iron more easily. Oxalic Acids inhibits the absorption of nonheme iron. Consuming vitamin C with nonheme iron sources helps counter the nonheme iron binding effect of oxalic acid. ... (10 replies)
... There is a chemical in spinach (or an acid of some sort--forget the name) that inhibits iron absorption. Only spinach has it--other greens, such as kale, do not. (10 replies)
... I thought spinach was high in iron and even has some vitamin C. Who said it is an inhibitor? ... (10 replies)
... Thanks for the explanation! So, do you take vitamin c supplements at the same time as the iron? ... (10 replies)
... Don't know the exact answer to your question. My Hematologist said to take vitamin C didn't say how much. You can do this with juice, fruit and tabs at the time of iron intake. I wouldn't take a high dose. ... (1 replies)
... Or should I just get a vitamin C supplement as well? ... (2 replies)
... My B12 levels are okay. Ironically when the insurance didn't cover the Niferex which had the Vitamin C, my pharmacist recommended that I ask my doctor to prescribe the Ferrex. ... (7 replies)
... iron with vitamin C which she said would be gentler on my system. ... (5 replies)
Anemia Question.
May 4, 2006
... drink foods that help your body absorb iron, like orange juice, strawberries, broccoli, or other fruits and vegetables with vitamin C. ... (3 replies)
... but my iron has Vitamin C in it, so I just haven't. ... (3 replies)
... and I also take 2 iron supplements a day with a vitamin C tablet to help digest the iron supplement. ... (4 replies)
... Also, you must make sure to take them with vitamin C. I usually have mine with cranberry or orange juice. If you don't take Vit C alongside Iron I think it doesn't work properly, or at all. ... (7 replies)
... HappyFeet77, First I would like to say I feel most Doctors blame anemia on gastric by pass so you will now hear that from them all. I have had anemia since I was a teenager they blamed it on my period then tumors from endometriosis, then I had a hysterectomy and they blamed it on a gastric by pass...I had a blood transfusion in 1995 when I still had my period and then again... (3 replies)
... My question right now is, I had a blood draw done in December and my hemoglobin was 10.6. I had another blood draw done on Monday of this week and it has dropped to 9.2. ... (3 replies)
... owered my thyroid hormones. So stopped the iron for a month, started feeling better, got iron checked and it was 36, so have been taking Pro Fe 180mgs a day with vitamin c for about 2 weeks. ... (4 replies)
... easy on the stomach. I take it on a empty stomach with 1000 mg of Vitamin C which is supposed to help it be absorbed easier. ... (3 replies)

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