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help f rom a vitamin non believer

(13 Posts)
lowcalCOD Tue 01-Feb-05 12:00:26

think ds1 may benefit form additional iron a s he is a bit fussy... can you get kids iron tablets
have had to settle for haliborange with iron - will they do? wondere dif they does may be a bit low

lowcalCOD Tue 01-Feb-05 12:05:20


Jimjams Tue 01-Feb-05 12:16:52

you could get spatone. (try boots or health food shop). It's sachets of water from an iron rich spa- absorbed easily as well. tastes a bit metally, but add to juice and fine. or try floradix- better than haliborange.

lowcalCOD Tue 01-Feb-05 12:44:31

oh right
he is very fussy aout food let alone non sweet meds.

weightwatchingwaterwitch Tue 01-Feb-05 12:54:04

Cod, does he eat eggs? If so, make sure he has some vit c with them and that should help with the iron absorption.

weightwatchingwaterwitch Tue 01-Feb-05 12:55:50

list of iron rich foods

lowcalCOD Tue 01-Feb-05 12:57:24

oh gos he is ok then
eats chees eggs banansa beans

fairyfly Tue 01-Feb-05 12:58:07

Dried Apricots, in happy kiddy bags

weightwatchingwaterwitch Tue 01-Feb-05 12:58:30

There you go, prob not iron deficiency then. What's making you think he needs it?

Jimjams Tue 01-Feb-05 13:33:24

cod- ds1 doesn't eat meat, fish, any fruit or any veg (inclusing things like beans). he'll occasionally have an egg. last time he was measured his iron levels were fine. Although I use other supplements I don't give iron very often (occasionally I use floradix or spatone if he's looking washed out).

lowcalCOD Tue 01-Feb-05 13:44:55

tires easily

lowcalCOD Tue 01-Feb-05 13:53:56

dawd read that in haste didnt I?
all those foofds ar epoor sources, yes he heats eggs in eggy bread I suppose adn I could up his bread to wholemal

lowcalCOD Tue 01-Feb-05 13:54:04


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