All essential vitamins and minerals are needed to maintain the health of the mother and growth and development of the baby. A healthy diet and quality supplements will help ensure daily optimal intake. We have many formulas providing folic acid, vitamin B12 and zinc required prior, during and after pregnancy.
IMPROVED AnteNatal Forte provides comprehensive nutritional support, including folic acid at 400mcg, for use before and during pregnancy. The carefully chosen nutrients are presented in their most biologically effective forms to assist absorption.
Folic acid is required both prior to & during pregnancy
Vitasorb Folic Acid is in a highly absorbable liquid form for efficient utilisation by the body. Vitasorb vitamins can be taken sublingually (under the tongue) or added to water, juice or milk. Ideal for those who have difficulty swallowing tablets. Suitable for vegetarians, vegans, the elderly, pregnant women & breastfeeding mothers.
A highly absorbable vitamin C liquid preparation
Vitamin C is important for the health of the immune system and is an antioxidant. Vitasorb C is a highly absorbable liquid preparation that can be mixed into juice, milk or water. It can also be taken sublingually under the tongue. Suitable for vegetarians, vegans, the elderly, children, pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers & veterinary use.
Good levels of bioavailable forms of iron & trace minerals
Beetroot contains good levels of bioavailable forms of iron and trace minerals. This product can be used as a gentle food-form iron and trace minerals supplement. May be especially useful during pregnancy. Suitable for vegetarians, vegans, pregnant women & breastfeeding mothers.
Pregnancy & Lactation Formula contains a blend of nutrients, in biologically active forms important during pregnancy and breastfeeding. It includes folic acid at recommended levels along with Vitamin B12, Iron and Zinc. It contains vitamin A.
Important for supporting calcium & phosphorus levels
Vitamin D is important for supporting calcium levels in the body. Vitasorb D is an easy to take highly absorbable liquid vitamin D preparation which can be taken sublingually (under the tongue) or added to water, fruit juice or milk. Suitable for vegetarians, the elderly, children, pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers & veterinary use.
Phyto-plankton is a highly nutritious food
Phyto-plankton in Sea Plasma is a highly nutritious food containing trace amounts of vitamins, minerals, fatty acids and amino acids. Sea Plasma makes an ideal adjunct during breastfeeding and may also support milk production. Suitable for vegetarians, vegans, pregnant women & breastfeeding mothers.
Add to milk to support the digestion of lactose
A liquid lactase formula which can be added to milk to support the digestion of lactose (milk sugar). Lactase hydrolyses the lactose in milk into glucose and galactose, two forms of simple sugars that can be digested and tolerated by lactose intolerant individuals. Suitable for vegetarians, vegans, adults, children, pregnant women & breastfeeding mothers.
Mega EPA is a high potency fish oil capsule providing omega-3 fatty acids in a natural triglyceride form, naturally concentrated using NEO-3™ - a unique lipase enzyme process which results in a fish oil of outstanding quality and high potency.
Folic acid & vitamin B12 are best taken together
Folguard is an ideal dietary supplement for women that provides folic acid and vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 is provided in the active form hydroxycobalamine. Folic acid and vitamin B12 are best taken together. Suitable for vegetarians & vegans.
Citrate form to avoid constipation
The iron in this product is in the form of citrate as this is known to be easily absorbed, and some nutritionists consider that this form is less likely to cause constipation than the more common ferrous sulphate.
Low iron intakes are surprisingly common in the UK and official data shows that 89% of young women have a daily intake of iron which is less than the RNI of 14.8mg. This reflects the move towards vegetarian diets and declining intakes of red meat.
A simple non-invasive test
Zincatest® is a simple non-invasive test, which gives an indication of zinc status. It can also be given as a zinc supplement and because it is in liquid form it is ideal for those who find zinc in tablet or capsule form difficult to swallow.
An antioxidant mineral, essential for many vital enzymatic processes
Zinc is involved in skin, hormonal, immune and reproductive health. Nutrisorb Zinc is chelated to ascorbic acid for easy absorption. These liquid minerals are ideal for individuals with absorption difficulties or have difficulty swallowing tablets. Suitable for vegetarians, vegans, the elderly, children, pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers & veterinary use.