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Diet to improve hemoglobin levels in blood
A decrease in blood count is a very serious issue as it leads to anemia. Hemoglobin deficiency is a very common problem nowadays, and is even more common in women during post menopause or pregnancy.

Hemoglobin is a kind of protein that contains iron and also acts as a carrier of oxygen and carbon dioxide to the cells in the body. The normal level of hemoglobin in healthy men is 13.5-13.8 to 17.2-17.5, in women it is 11.5-12.1 to 15.1-15.5 gm/dl, and in children it is 11.1 to 16.1 gm/dl.

In case of iron deficiency anemia, the treatment includes taking iron supplements and foods rich in iron and Vitamin B12. The foods that are rich in Vitamin B12 are animal products such as meat, poultry, fish, eggs, milk and its products. Coming to foods that are rich in Iron content, then we are blessed with iron rich foods; some examples of such foods are:

Red meat – When it comes to red meat, you will find heme iron (this is a kind of iron that is well absorbed) and the best part about it is that, they are easily absorbed in the intestine. But be choosy while eating as overeating of red meat is not good for your heart.

Veggies – Beetroot, Spinach, green peas, cabbage, turnip, cauliflower and sweet potato are the best natural remedies to boost blood count which are easily available in the market. Beetroot has the natural ability to regenerate iron content and activates red blood cells, by supplying fresh oxygen to the blood.

Fruits – Raisins, prunes, dried figs, apples, grapes and watermelons not only increase the red blood cells but also improve the blood count. Citrus fruits like Amla, grapefruit, oranges and lemon help to attract iron and increase the blood count.

Nuts – Nuts have some amount of iron in them, the king of all nuts with the highest iron content is almond. One ounce of almond per day provides six percent of iron.

Bread, Pasta, cereals – this food stuff contains 20 percent of the iron required to the body on daily basis. It also offers many health benefits, so it is good to incorporate these foods in your daily diet.

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