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26 Mar 2007

Iron supplements
Hi.
Iron supplements always say that you must avoid coffee & tea 3 hours before and after taking then, as it affects absorbsion. Is it the caffein that affects it? Can I have roiibos tea?
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01 Jan 0001

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Not the caffeine, but more often Tannin. Try avoiding any coffee/tea for one to two hours pre/post use.
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