Chewable tablets, lozenges, or any sort of beverage that contains iron will tend to have an unpleasant metallic aftertaste. According to a recent survey from the American Academy of Pediatrics, 86.7% of doctors reported that unpleasant taste is a major cause of non-compliance. In response to this need, Balchem developed Taste-Free™ Fe.
Several clinical studies have been done showing a greater absorption rate for Taste-Free™ Fe than with ferrous sulfate. Researchers found that electrochemical neutrality, charge balance, and low solubility give Taste-Free™ Fe stability and sensory quality advantages.
Taste-Free™ Fe has been shown to be an effective way to treat and prevent iron deficiency anemia due to its bioavailability and safety. Taste-Free™ Fe is a great choice for iron in supplements and food products that need to have a palatable form of iron.
Ferrochel® and Iron Taste Free™ – The Solutions!
Prenatal vitamin / mineral supplements are routinely prescribed or selected to be taken over the course of a pregnancy. During pregnancy, a women’s need for additional micronutrients are increased due to the increased metabolic needs of the women, as well as the need to supply
nutrition to the fetus for healthy development. In view of this, the National Academy of Science has made the following recommendation concerning the contents of prenatal supplements.