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Best Food to Treat Anaemia

Anaemia

Anaemia is a blood disorder characterized by a reduced red blood cell count, which makes it difficult for the blood to carry oxygen to the brain and other parts of the body.

CAUSES
  • Deficiency of iron, vitamin B12 & folic acid
  • Loss of excessive blood due to menstrual bleeding, wounds and peptic ulcers
SYMPTOMS
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Pale skin
  • Shortness of breath
  • Headaches
Simple techniques
  • 1/2 tsp clarified butter
  • 2 tsp garden cress seeds
  • Add 1/2 cup water
  • Cook for 5-7 minutes
  • Add 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp crushed jaggery
  • Cook for 5 minutes
  • Remove in a bowl
  • Garnish with almonds and cashew nuts
FOOD GROUPS

Iron rich foods

To replenish iron in the body
  • Oysters
  • Beans
  • Pulses
  • Spinach
  • Broccoli
  • Kale
  • Figs
  • Apricots
  • Garden cress seeds
  • Whole grains
  • Rice
  • Oatmeal
  • Millets

Vitamin C

  • Produces antibodies to fight elements
Foods to consume:
  • Kiwi fruit
  • Indian gooseberries
  • Guava
  • Citrus fruits

Vitamin B12

Produces Red Blood Cells
  • Salmon
  • Sardines
  • Mackerel
  • Red meat
  • Soy products
  • Low fat milk
  • Cheese
  • Eggs

Folic acid

Production of red blood cells
  • Avocados
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Asparagus
  • Okra
  • Cauliflower
  • Squash
  • Carrots

These remedies are based on the principles of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, and are completely natural, non-invasive, and can be prepared at home. Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist. Refer to the terms of use.

Neha Chandna

Dietician & Nutritionist,

Neha Chandna is a dietician and nutrition educator. She has over 6 years’ of experience consulting individuals as well as fitness clubs. She is also a Reebok certified fitness instructor who helps people find the right workout depending on their health needs. Her love for food makes her work harder to help people eat well, feel good and look great.

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