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Iron: ‘The blood-building mineral’

Iron is the main component needed for the production of haemoglobin, the pigment within our red blood cells, where it is required for oxygen transportation from the lungs to the body’s tissues, and the carbon dioxide transportation from the tissues to the lungs.

Iron: ‘The blood-building mineral’

Iron is the main component needed for the production of haemoglobin, the pigment within our red blood cells, where it is required for oxygen transportation from the lungs to the body’s tissues, and the carbon dioxide transportation from the tissues to the lungs.

Iron - the blood-building mineral

Iron is the main component needed for the production of haemoglobin, the pigment within our red blood cells, where it is required for oxygen transportation from the lungs to the body’s tissues, and the carbon dioxide transportation from the tissues to the lungs.

What is iron and why is it important?

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Iron is necessary for the normal production of haemoglobin in red blood cells. If iron stores are low, normal haemoglobin production slows down. This means the transport of oxygen around the body decreases, resulting in symptoms such as fatigue and tiredness. Iron also contributes to the normal function of the immune system.

Iron - ‘the blood-building mineral’

Iron is the main component needed for the production of haemoglobin, the pigment within our red blood cells, where it is required for oxygen transportation from the lungs to the body’s tissues, and carbon dioxide transportation from the tissues to the lungs.

Joe Young’s ‘Windy Waters’

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James Hardiman, in his history of Galway, mentions a spring well that was reputedly 1,000 years old. He described it as “A Chalybeate spring of the same class as the celebrated Scarborough Waters, outside the East Gate was in great repute here. A spa house has been erected over it by a Mr. Eyre (who sailed with Columbus when America was discovered) and is much frequented.” Hardiman attributed to the tonic qualities of the water the numerous instances of longevity which he observed in the district.

Golf tip by Murphy Sweeney Golf School

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Golf tips from Murphy Sweeney Golf School

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Just the tonic!

There is no substitute for a healthy balanced diet, but from time to time we need a little boost in the form of a tonic or supplement. Times a boost may be needed include busy periods at work, stressful periods, or after an illness. Whelehans Traditional Tonic from Whelehans Pharmacy Mullingar contains stress-busting and energy-releasing B vitamins and iron.

 

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