How to cure anemia with food

Hemoglobin is an iron-rich protein present in red blood cells and is responsible for carrying oxygen throughout the body

It is necessary to maintain normal levels of hemoglobin in your blood for your body to function properly.

The decrease in hemoglobin level may cause weakness, fatigue, headaches, shortness of breath, dizziness, poor appetite and rapid heartbeat and the significant decrease can lead to Anemia.

Usually a low hemoglobin count is due to a deficiency in iron, however, there may be other reasons for it too, like excessive dieting, living an unhealthy lifestyle, some diseases, and cancers. It is essential that you visit a doctor to get a more accurate diagnosis of the cause.

Symptoms of Anemia

However, there are various natural ways you can adapt to increase your hemoglobin level, like:

How to cure anemia with food

 

How to cure anemia with food

1. Eat Iron Rich Foods

Eat red meat, shrimp, tofu, spinach, almonds, dates, lentils, fortified breakfast cereals, almonds, oysters, and asparagus. You can also take an iron supplement as per your doctor’s consultation.

2. Increase Vitamin C Intake

Eat foods rich in vitamin C like papaya, oranges, lemon, strawberries, bell peppers, broccoli, grapefruit, tomatoes, and spinach. You can also take vitamin C supplements after consulting your doctor.

Eat foods rich in vitamin C like papaya, oranges, lemon, strawberries, bell peppers, broccoli, grapefruit, tomatoes, and spinach. You can also take vitamin C supplements after consulting your doctor.

3. Take Folic Acid

Some good food sources of folic acid are green leafy vegetables, rice, sprouts, dried beans, wheat germ, fortified cereals, peanuts, bananas, broccoli, and liver.

4. Beetroots

  • Cook 1 to 2 beetroots along with their peels in a microwave or roast them on the stove.
  • Allow them to cool and peel them before eating.
  • You can prepare a healthy juice with 1 medium-sized beetroot, 3 carrots and 1/2 of a sweet potato.
  • Drink it once daily.

5. Apples

  • Eat at least 1 apple (if possible, opt for green apples) with its skin daily.
  • You can also prepare a glass of juice by mixing 1/2 cup each of apple juice and beetroot juice.
  • Add a little ginger or lemon juice and drink it twice daily.

6. Blackstrap Molasses

  • Mix 2 teaspoons each of blackstrap molasses and apple cider vinegar in 1 cup of water.
  • Drink this once daily.

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