QBoost Beef Heme Iron

Heme iron attached to protein for highest absorption rate for supplementation in food(supplements).

  • Applications: Nutritionally enriched products (drinks, bars, capsules)
    Function: Boost
    Origin: Beef
    Benefits: Clean label, Iron fortification

    In addition to containing a high amount of iron, QBoost Beef Heme Iron is absorbed very well by the human body because the iron is attached to the heme protein. This is what makes heme iron more beneficial than alternative sources of iron, as well as more versatile in its usages.

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  • Application:

    QBoost Beef Heme Iron can be used in a wide range of applications that require an iron fortification ingredient. Being high in protein (92%) and low in moisture, it is easy to use in dry and semi-dry applications. Thanks to its perfect solubility, QBoost Beef Heme Iron can also be used in liquids and drinks. Common applications include:

    • Powdered capsules
    • Chewables
    • Bars or tablets
    • Liquid nutrition applications e.g. sports drinks

    Benefits:

    • 100% natural
    • From animal source (beef)
    • Better bioavailability than mineral and plant sources of iron
    • Absorption rate 1.5 to 3 times higher than that of non-heme iron
    • Perfect solubility
    • Heme iron attached to protein
    • Dual functionality: both iron & protein fortification
    • Excellent for oral supplementation of iron in food
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