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A 44-year-old female asked:

Would taking ferrous gluconate together with calcium ascorbate help the absorption of iron due to the c-vitamin or hinder it due to the calcium?

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Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Won't hinder. : Shouldn't hinder it. The vitamin C is adequate to help with iron absorption.
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