thanks for straightening me out on the heme iron. I clearly had no idea and I appreciate the info!
Here is the blurb for the plant-based iron I take in case anyone wants to give it a shot:
Vitamin & Mineral Formula
Gentle and Non-Binding As Nature Intended®
Iron is an essential mineral that is best supplied by FOOD. In Whole Foods, the mineral Iron is found with other beneficial factors intact, enhancing safety and utilization. Blood Builder® DailyFoods® is formulated with 100% Cold Fusion™ FoodState® nutrients, developed by Durham Research, Inc. Cold Fusion™ FoodState® nutrients have the inherent benefits of Vital Food Factors®, known as Nutrient Chaperones™. Nutrient Chaperones™ contain the plant intelligence necessary for all nutrient delivery and utilization. These nutrients have Food Chaperones, which facilitate utilization and reduce the potential for side-effects. Hydrilla verticillata is an important addition as one of nature's most plentiful sources of chlorophyll, vitamin B-12, copper and trace minerals. Blood Builder® DailyFoods® contains Beet Root traditionally revered for supporting the blood, as a whole 5:1 extract.
Cold Fusion™ FoodState® Iron is 100% Whole Food Containing Naturally Occurring Nutrient Chaperones™.
1 tablet daily. DailyFoods® Cold Fusion™ FoodState® nutrients are 100% Whole FOOD and can be taken at any time throughout the day, even on an empty stomach.
strictures, crohn's, adhesions, endo. Pyoderma Gangrenosum.
LDN 4.5mg ~ Boswellia Serrata ~ Olive Leaf extract ~ SCD yogurt. Done using silver sulfadiazine on Pyoderma, changed to steriod cream, PG 60% healed in 3 weeks . B-12 shots. Juicing veggies!