Lucky Iron Fish

By ASPIREist | Just For A Minute. The story of a $20 fish that’s solving one of our planet’s most pressing health problems.

Episode 1, Just For A Minute: Lucky Iron Fish


The Gates Foundation Backs A “Lucky” Cure For Anemia

In Cambodia, the Lucky Iron Fish offers a lesson in how to make public health interventions stick.<p>The Lucky Iron Fish is Cambodia’s cure for anemia. A household simply tosses the fish-shaped lump of iron into the cooking pot and enough iron is leached out to fill up to 75% of the recommended daily …

Lucky Iron Fish: A simple solution for a global problem


Why an iron fish can make you stronger<p><b>When Canadian science graduate Christopher Charles visited Cambodia six years ago he discovered that anaemia was a huge public health problem.</b><p>In the …


Building a simple solution to a global problem Gavin Armstrong TEDxStouffville


Lucky Iron Fish Enterprise

The Lucky Iron Fish™ is a safe, effective, easy to use solution for iron deficiency. It is simply a piece of iron that you use in the cooking process …

The lucky iron fish Dr Christopher Charles TEDxDubaiSalon


Gavin Armstrong speaking about Lucky Iron Fish at Launchpad 2015


Lucky Iron Fish: Shape of Health


Top 5 Canadian designs making the world a better place

<b>1. Lucky iron fish:</b> When Cambodian villagers were hemorrhaging during childbirth due to a lack of iron, University of Guelph researcher Christopher …

How CGI U Students Are Changing the World Through Innovative Technology

This weekend at the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) meeting, more than 1,000 young people will come together at the University of Miami …

Hillary Clinton


Cannes Lions

Once again, congratulations @LuckyIronFish!! #BetterAwards #health #winner #august

An 'Iron Fish' is Changing the Lives of Thousands Globally

A University of Guelph grad student is changing the lives of thousands of people worldwide – and has caught the attention of <i>Forbes Magazine</i> in the …

We are a registered @BCorpCanada , top 10% best 4 the world! #BtheChange #SocialImpact

The #LuckyIronFish is helping 'tackle' #irondeficiency all across the ‘Globin’ #FishPunFriday #JokeOfTheDay #HaHaHa

We partner with incredible registered NGOs and health clinics to provide #LuckyIronFish to families in need! #BOGO

How This Iron Fish Can Make You Strong And Save People’s Lives

A lucky iron fish invented by Canadian Dr. Christopher Charles could soon make iron deficiency a thing of the past. 2 billion people are anemic, …


This 'Lucky Iron Fish' Is Halving Instances of Anaemia in Cambodia

This is awesome.<p>Anaemia is the most common and widespread nutritional disorders in the world, affecting 2 billion people globally - or over 30 …

In Cambodia, 'Lucky' Iron Fish For The Cooking Pot Could Fight Anemia

In 2008, Canadian student Christopher Charles was working in rural Cambodia, living in a typical Cambodian house on stilts. He had no electricity, no running water and, he says, a lot of time to sit around and think.<p>"I was looking at the prevalence of anemia and parasite infection in the region and …

Phnom Penh

2015 For Profit FINALISTS Announced

Congratulations to the 2015 EthicMark Awards For Profit FINALISTS!<br>Representing the best Advertising & Marketing have to offer<p>Watch for the press …

How A Social Entrepreneur Overcame His 'Arrogant Failure' And Won Kudos From Oprah

Lucky Iron Fish, a fast-growing social enterprise in Guelph, Ontario, wants to vanquish iron deficiency, a condition that affects almost 3.5 billion people around the world.<p>It can cause anemia, a failure to thrive in children, cognitive deficiencies, weakness and fatigue, and it’s responsible for a …

Social Entrepreneurship

Cooking with the #LuckyIronFish doesn't change the taste of your food! Buy your Fish today and #GetYourIronUp!

Lucky Iron Fish

• Social impact - when you buy one we donate one to a family in need<br>• Clinically tested, safe, and easy to use<br>• Reusable for 5 years with daily use<p>I’ve …


Drop this iron fish in some soup, and it makes the soup and you healthier.

The Tiny Fish That Can Improve Health Globally [Q&A]

A chat with, Gavin Armstrong, the Founder and CEO of Lucky Iron Fish.


What is anemia? | Hematologic System Diseases | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

Anemia - Symptoms and causes

Overview<p>Anemia is a condition in which you don't have enough healthy red blood cells to carry adequate oxygen to the body's tissues. Having anemia …

In the fight against anemia, iron fortification is a clutch player

If nutrition had a World Series, iron would never make the playoffs. Vitamin A scores home runs for preventing childhood blindness. Folic acid knocks …

World Health Organization