Foods to increase Red blood cells or Hb(hemoglobin)count

Oxygen is basic need for life but blood plays very important role to carry oxygen in all body cells and hemoglobin is the protein molecule in red blood cells that carries oxygen from lungs to other body cells and tissues.  

Hence low levels of Hb can affect our daily matabolic activities and sometimes leads to organ damage. A person with low Hb count is known as Anemic. However  Anemia is common in children  during their growth periods and in pregnant women.

Causes of Anemia:

  • Nutritional deficiency like iron,folic acid, vitamin c &B12
  • Heavy menstrual bleeding  
  • Alcohol intake

Symptoms 

  • Tiredness
  • Weakness
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Lake of concentration
  • Pale nails and skin
  • Upset stmoch
  • Problem in sleeping

 

Cure (Home Remedy)

Beside medical treatment healthy diet is best natural remedy to boost Hb count .So here is the list of foods which help to boost your Hb count

Non veg diet

Red meat,sea food and eggs,fish,beef are good source of iron and other vitamins.

Pulses

Soyabean,kidney beans and peas are are rich in iron.

Fruits

Pomegranate, dates,figs,apples, grapes plums and citrus fruits like oranges,grape fruit and Indian gooseberries are very good for anemia.

Vegetables

Spinch,green peas,cabbage,egg plant,sweet potato, broccoli, beatroots are rich in iron content thus good to boost blood count.

Nuts

Almonds, rasins ,peanuts,dried dates and walnuts etc. Rich in zinc and iron hence very effective in anemia.

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One Response to Foods to increase Red blood cells or Hb(hemoglobin)count

  1. shallu says:

    Hi will u suggest same for anaemic overweight child of 10yrs.will u give him all sweet or starchy pdts.

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