You need to see your doctor if you think you
have anemia so he can run some test to make sure its not
something else. If the problem is not enough iron in the diet it is
easy to correct. There are many
forms of anemia but the most common is iron deficiency. You need to
get more iron in your diet and
for women that is most important. Anemia can make you feel sluggish
and weak. You can be cold and
your brain feel fuzzy. It is important to keep your iron stores up or
you can be at risk to develop anemia. Most of the
time it is a easy condition to cure with a proper diet.
There are many foods that contain iron.
Meat, fish, and poultry contain lots of iron. If you eat little or no
meat you need to pay attention to your diet. You can pair foods with
vitamin C and food with iron will make sure it gets into your blood
stream. You don't need to worry about portions as the body will absorb
what it needs. If you like to eat clams they are loaded with iron.
Meats, legumes and vegetables are high in iron. A great source of iron
is chicken livers and to get the most from this type of diet make sure
to add some vitamin C.
There are many ways to add vitamin C to your diet. You can add
tomatoes in a salad. You can eat a baked potato and if you eat the
skin this will triple the amount. One nutrient that you don't want to
combine is calcium it can cut down the amounts you need at that meal.
Coffee and tea will also block some of the iron and make it more
difficult to absorb. Oat meal is also a good choice for breakfast. One
group of folks that may become anemic are vegetarians about two time
as many then meat eaters. Its because they don't eat animal foods, but
it can take years for this to so up such as
fatigue and tingling in the hands and feet.
Your body can not make red blood cells with out iron so you will
become anemic. I f you reduce the amount of iron in your diet you will
have Iron Deficiency. This also reduces the amount of oxygen in your
blood. Some of the best food to eat are steamed clams. Simmered
chicken livers. Braised lean beef, bottom round roast. Steamed tuna,
light meat, water packed shrimp. Cream of wheat and oat meal, boiled
kidney beans, black beans and split peas. If you think you have Anemia
Iron Deficiency make sure to check with your doctor to find the best
solution for you especially if you are a strict vegetarian