The major function of iron is to combine with protein and copper in the synthesis of hemoglobin. Iron is necessary to manufacture myoglobin, a transporter of oxygen found in muscle tissue, which causes the chemical reactions that initiate muscle contractions. Vitamin C enhances the intestinal absorption of iron.
• Helps support muscle function
• Supports transport of oxygen and carbon dioxide throughout the body which initiates muscle contractions
• Benefits associated with mental health & moderating occasional fatigue in women of childbearing age
• Supports red blood cell function and energy production