Iron Maxx Iron Review
Iron is from German based company ironmaxx.de. This product states that it helps optimize oxygen in the body, to reduce tiredness and fatigue and supports the immune system. This review will aim to understand how the ingredients within this product can achieve this.
Cellulose does not induce any nutritional benefit. the main reason for this ingredient is to make the supplement hold together.
Iron (II) gluconate
Ferrous fumarate is also known as iron sulphate, common uses for this ingredient are for people with an iron deficiency. Iron levels have been found to decline due to exercise (1) with findings showing that replacing iron can help with fatigue (2).
Bovine gelatin (capsule)
Bovine gelatine has no nutritional benefits and is used for the capsule to incase the ingredients.
Magnesium stearate does not induce any nutritional benefits. The main reason for this substance being in the supplement is that it is a lubricant for the machinery that manufactures the product.
Silicon Dioxide doesn’t add any nutritional benefits to this supplement. The main reason for silicon dioxide in this supplement is that it aids in the even distribution of the active ingredients in this supplement.
Iron as a supplement has been found to help with the claims of this product which includes helping optimize oxygen in the body, to reduce tiredness and fatigue and supports the immune system. It is recommended to be taken once a day in the morning. This product has no banned substances when referring to the WADA prohibited list when observing the label / ingredients posted on the website.
*NOTE – This product has not been tested in a laboratory and may contain other substances that may not appear on the label
1 – Weaver, C. M., & Rajaram, S. (1992). Exercise and iron status. The Journal of nutrition, 122(3 Suppl), 782-787.
2 – Brutsaert, T. D., Hernandez-Cordero, S., Rivera, J., Viola, T., Hughes, G., & Haas, J. D. (2003). Iron supplementation improves progressive fatigue resistance during dynamic knee extensor exercise in iron-depleted, nonanemic women. The American journal of clinical nutrition, 77(2), 441-448.