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How to Raise your hemoglobin profile in a natural way


Hemoglobin plays a pivotal role in your overall body functionality and development. So you need to wisely schedule your diet so that you can get the optimal amount of hemoglobin-promoting substances like Vitamin b and C and iron. Here are a few foods that contain a good amount of hemoglobin promoting substances.

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Consume foods that are rich in iron

A major reason behind the lower volume of hemoglobin is the lack of iron. You can overcome this by reviewing the nutritional profile of your daily meals and ensuring that it contains a sufficient amount of iron. If needed, change your dietary intake in terms of volume and variety for optimum iron levels. Here are some foods that are rich in iron. You can choose the ones as per your taste preferences and digestion profile.

·         Iron-rich foods: Fenugreek leaves, tofu, spinach, broccoli, asparagus, tomatoes, green peas, bell peppers, cauliflower, potatoes, beans, pomegranate, beetroot, apple, apricot, oranges, watermelon,  papaya, kiwi, strawberries, banana, peach, grapefruit, mulberries, persimmons, litchis, guava,

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What is the ideal amount of iron for an individual?

Several factors determine the ideal amount of iron for an individual like gender, weight, age, lifestyle, etc. On average the recommended daily quantity  of iron is up 8 mg for a male and 19 mg with the age ranging between 18 and 50.

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Eat sufficient quantity of Vitamin C

Along with taking sufficient iron it is also important that a maximum amount of iron is absorbed by the body. For that, you need to combine it with a good amount of vitamin C which facilitates iron absorption. Some of the foods with high vitamin C profiles include oranges, strawberries, lemon, papaya, broccoli, bell peppers, tomatoes, grapefruit, etc.

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Nettle tea can do wonders

You can also turn your tea time into a hemoglobin boosting session by adding nettle herb to your tea. Being a rich reservoir of vitamin Band iron nettle can play a good role in maintaining your hemoglobin levels. More importantly, it also contains vitamin C that helps in absorbing the maximum amount of iron. Just add two teaspoons of dried nettle leaves to your tea. Drink it twice a day in the morning and the evening.

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Right amount of Folic acid

Another reason behind the low hemoglobin profile is the deficiency of folic acid. Folic acid is a building block of red blood cells. In that case, you need to rearrange your meal plan to accommodate the foods rich in folic acid like

Foods that are rich in folic acid: sprouts, green leafy vegetables, wheat germ, dried beans, bananas, peanuts, and broccoli

Note: Beetroot is not only rich in folic acid but also houses a decent volume of other beneficial components like fiber iron and potassium. Try including this in your diet as a salad or incorporate it in your main meal, curries, chutneys, etc.

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Make it a habit to consume an apple daily

The oft-cited apple proverb in medical science is not just rhetoric. Apples contain a good amount of iron. Besides, they are also rich in various other health-boosting components that strengthen your body from the inside. It is not only delicious but can also be eaten in different ways. Enjoy an apple pie at the breakfast or simply eat it as a fruit after your afternoon lunch/?? 



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