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Do you have Iron Deficiency?

Yesterday I had a client who was iron deficient & supplementing with an Iron product from the chemist. When I looked up the ingredients of the product it contained Sodium Lauryl Sulfate as a binding agent (among other questionable ingredients). SLS is a detergent guys!! Don’t be putting it on your body, let alone ingesting it.

Just because it’s from the chemist doesn’t mean it’s a good idea! More often than not, these iron supplements are cheap, poorly absorbed and constipating and rarely does the intended job. 

Consult a naturopath, we have years of training in nutritional medicine and the forms of the vitamin or minerals and the binding agents really do matter. 

Also don’t forget - good quality food is always more important than a supplement 😊