Red blood cells play a vital role in the body. As the days go by the red blood cells wear out and die. If your body does not produce enough red blood cells it will end up with anemia, so it is necessary to eat foods that increase the production of these blood cells.
Iron deficiency is the most common cause of anemia. Eating iron-rich foods is not the only remedy for anemia. Also foods rich in vitamin C help increase the absorption of iron from food. The body needs certain vitamins, minerals and nutrients to produce enough red blood cells. Iron, vitamin B12 and folic acid are 3 of the most important.
This health disorder mainly affects women and children. As a consequence, minor or serious health problems can be derived, depending on the specific cause of the anemia condition.
What causes anemia:
Changes in the lining of the stomach or intestines (affect how nutrients are absorbed)
Surgery in which part of the stomach or intestines is removed.
Symptoms that may occur:
-Feeling weak or tired more often with any physical activity.
-Problems concentrating or thinking
If anemia worsens the symptoms can produce:
-Blue color in the sclera of the eyes
-Desire to eat ice or other inedible things (pica syndrome)
-Dizziness when standing
-Pale skin color
-Difficulty breathing after slight activity or even at rest
Signs of low red blood cells
Lack of energy
-Cicatrización slow wound
Lack of breath on exertion
Foods you should eat to increase red blood cells
Foods rich in iron such as dried raisins, kales, liver, fresh beans, red meat, lentils, prunes and dark green leafy vegetables.
Foods rich in folic acid: nuts, dried beans, peas, vegetables and enriched bread.
Foods rich in vitamin B12: milk, eggs, fish, liver, nutritional yeast.
* How to make homemade syrup
-1 cup dried apricots
-1/2 cup spinach
-1 pound of cherries
Mix the cabbage, beets, apricots, spinach and cherries in small pieces in a blender.
And add a glass of water. Then add the juice of the oranges and lemon (add 2 tablespoons of raw honey and mix, optional). Put the remedy in a glass jar and store it in a cool, dry place.
You should take 3 tablespoons of this syrup every morning before breakfast. If you take it regularly the red blood cells will increase