OptiFer Alpha 11mg Heme Iron (90 tablets)

CAD $69.95

OptiFer® Alpha tablets are a natural heme iron supplement. It is made from non-GMO (genetically modified organisms) bovine.

Optifer Heme Iron was made to help prevent iron deficiency an and anaemia. Heme is the preferred type of iron for your body. Natural sourced from bovine and is easily absorbed by the body. Making you ready for this energetic world.


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OptiFer: Quick Iron Facts

  • There are 2 types of iron supplements
    • Heme iron which is derived from meat and poultry
    • Non-heme iron from vegetables, dairy and chemically bonded
  • Your body prefers Heme Iron
    • Heme iron is the preferred iron source which is absorbed more efficiently
    • Non-heme iron needs to be broken down and converted to a usable form of iron. This process tends to leave free iron ions causing gastrointestinal side effects such as constipation, diarrhea and stomach cramps
  • Heme iron has been used for more than 20 years
    • No serious side effects or iron poising’s ever reported from over millions of users
  • Heme iron will be absorbed in almost any situation
    • Non-heme iron absorption is often effected by food, drinks such as coffee, tea and other medications
    • Absorption of heme iron starts at the beginning of the intestine. This is especially beneficial for people with short gut
  • There is no substitute for Iron
    • Iron is used by your body to form red blood cells
    • Red blood cells help transport oxygen throughout the body
  • It takes time to replenish your iron stores takes
    • This process can take a few months
    • People with ongoing blood loss which cannot be corrected (such as heavy menstrual periods) may need to continue taking iron supplements indefinitely.

For more information on heme-based iron check out this great article by Optifer. 

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Medicinal Ingredient: Elemental Iron 11 mg (Heme Iron)

Non-medicinal ingredients:

Bovine hemoglobin powder
Microcrystalline cellulose (E460)
Steric acid
Ethyl cellulose (E 462) – surface treatment
Magnesium salts of fatty acids (E 470 b) – filler
Silicon dioxide (E 551) – caking agents
Iron oxide (E 172) – colorant


Take with food. Take a few hours before or after taking other medications.
Adults: Take 1 tablet 3 times daily or as recommended by your health care professional.
Pregnant Women: Take 1 tablet 3 times daily or as recommended by your health care professional.

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