Can iron supplements tan skin?

If abused. You have to really overdo iron supplements and probably have a genetic predisposition, but you might be able to give yourself the gray-bronze of iron overload / hemochromatosis. You don't want this; it'll ruin everything from your liver to your love life.

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Can iron supplements help with translucent skin?

Not so much. While any form of anemia can be associated with pallor or poor skin color, if a person is fair complected iron won't change that. Read more...

Opinions on what's a good brand of iron supplements?

See below. Iron sulfate and iron fumerate are the more commonly prescribed iron pills. The fumerate compounds are more easily absorbed and are more easy on the GI tract. Read more...

Can iron supplements make you fat?

No. Iron supplements do not make a person fat. However, if a person takes iron pills with a big glass of orange juice, whole milk, or a smoothie, then "taking iron pills" could make him fatter. Some people get constipated when taking iron pills. Constipation can make one look fatter due to the extra poop staying in the abdomen. Read more...

Iron supplements for a toddler's appetite?

Only if indicated. A very tiny finger poke can answer whether your child needs extra iron in his or her diet. Too much iron can cause gastric/intestinal irritation, constipation amongst other things. So unless there is an indication for extra iron, it's better to get it through diet - spinach, broccoli, meat, greens. Read more...