On the characteristic and stability of iron diet supplements

Joanna Grzechulska-Damszel 1 , Agata Markowska-Szczupak 1 , Grzegorz Zolnierkiewicz 2 , Janusz Typek 2 , Nikos Guskos 2  and Antoni W. Morawski 1
  • 1 West Pomeranian University of Technology Szczecin, 71-065, Szczecin, Poland
  • 2 West Pomeranian University of Technology Szczecin, 70-310, Szczecin, Poland


The iron diet supplements: AproFER 1000 and AproTHEM were subjected to various chemical, microbial and magnetic analysis. The microbial analysis revealed no presence of pathogenic bacteria in the studied products. No significant changes in iron content or forms (bivalent/trivalent) were observed in EPR analysis of supplements stored at different conditions for a long period of time. The chemical and magnetic analysis showed that both AproFER 1000 and AproTHEM contain a high concentration of bivalent iron so they can be used as an iron diet supplements.

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