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What foods are good for anemia?

What foods are good for anemia?

Some: Make sure you have a firm diagnosis of the cause of the anemia. It could be blood loss, which needs to be traced. If it is dietary lack, find out what is missing. If you are iron deficient, and that is why you are anemic, eat red meats, poultry, and also molasses. But usually you need to take a supplement. If your anemia is caused by something else, you can't fix it easily by diet.

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What are some foods that are good for someone with diabetes, anemia, and hypertension?

What are some foods that are good for someone with diabetes, anemia, and hypertension?

Correct foods: Most hypertension and diabetes are curable: A quite limited salt very high fiber and whole foods (limited calorie if you are overweight) diet 19 of 21 meals focused on cooked vegetables with unprocessed grains and beans is likely the ideal. Anemia needs another answer to "why" are you anemic. Diet is usually not helpful for anemia:? iron deficient, ? B12 deficiency, or from kidney issues

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What foods are anti anemic?

What foods are anti anemic?

Many: Many foods help anemia--depends on the cause of anemia. Most commonly iron deficiency--especially in ladies who are menstruating. Other forms are B12 and folic acid. A well-rounded diet of protein source, grains, iron-fortified breads, cereals, fruits, vegetables are important. See your md.

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Which foods are the best for people who are anemic?

Which foods are the best for people who are anemic?

Depends on cause...: The most common dietary cause of anemia is not taking in enough iron. Eating iron rich foods (green leafy vegetables like spinach or kale, lentils, red meat, liver, etc.) can help.

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Please suggest what foods should an anemic person not eat?

Please suggest what foods should an anemic person not eat?

It depends on the...: Nature/cause of the anemia, but generally there are few dietary restrictions for acquired anemias. Exceptions include cows milk in kids, which can impair fe absorption, cause occult intestinal bleeding and decrease appetite for fe containing foods. Antacids can also interfere with fe uptake. Yet, some constitutional anemias actually increase fe absorption as a compensatory effort. Cause matters.

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Best food to eat who have anemia.

Anemia: Depends on type of anemia. If it is iron deficient anemia then best foods are the heme containing foods e.g. Red meat, chicken, fish, egg yolks, green leafy vegetables, mollasses, dried fruits. Supplements of iron with vitamin c also are helpful.

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Which foods should I eat to help with my anemia problem?

Which foods should I eat to help with my anemia problem?

Iron-rich foods, but: It can be hard to improve anemia with diet alone. You may consider getting an iron-containing supplement from your physician. Otherwise, iron-rich foods can be found here: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/iron-deficiency-anemia/basics/prevention/con-20019327

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Which types of foods and vitamins can I take to treat anemia?

Which types of foods and vitamins can I take to treat anemia?

Depends on the cause: Anemia can be caused by many factors- not just because deficiency in some vitamins. Anemia can be due to blood loss, chronic diseases, deficiency in iron, vit b12, folate, (folic acid) destruction of the red blood cells (hemolysis) or perhaps bone marrow failure etc. The treatment would be directed to the underlying problems. See you doctor to find the cause so that you can get the right treatment.

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Foods that battle anemia?

Foods that battle anemia?

Find cause first: It is important to find the cause of anemia first. It may be due to deficiency of iron, folic acid, b12, blood loss, hemolysis, bone marrow failure etc and each of these has a different treatment.

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What food should I eat for anemia?

What food should I eat for anemia?

Iron rich foods: Foods such a leafy green vegetables (kale), lean red meats, beans, shellfish, nuts and fortified cereals are high in iron. The iron will be absorbed more readily if eaten with foods that contain Vitamin C such as bell peppers, parsley, broccolli, orange juice, kiwi, cooked tomatoes and strawberries.

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What foods should I add to my diet to help cope with anemia?

What foods should I add to my diet to help cope with anemia?

Vit C: Vitamin c helps the body absorb non heme iron, which is the iron in plants. Eating organic green leafy vegetables, and vegetables such as red cabbage, should help.

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What food should anemic people take to increase their hemoglobin?

What food should anemic people take to increase their hemoglobin?

Depends: First step is to determine the cause and treat the cause. If you are deficient in iron, a common cause of anemia, spinach, crude sugar, and red meats will provide iron. In general a balaced diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains and limted amount of meat will provide the ingredients needed for normal hb.

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Please answer! What kinds of (healthy) foods should someone who is anemic and works out eat?

Please answer! What kinds of (healthy) foods should someone who is anemic and works out eat?

Hard to say...: It's impossible to say before knowing exactly what type of anemia and what causes it. For example, if it's iron deficiency anemia, foods with increased iron content would be good, but if it's vitamin b-12 deficiency, then foods with increased content of vitamin b-12 would be good, and so on. Adequate diagnosis by a qualified physician is necessary before any treatment.

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What changes occur in an anemic person's body, making the body absorb more iron from the food?

What changes occur in an anemic person's body, making the body absorb more iron from the food?

Complicated: When patients become anemic, there is an increase in iron absorption proteins (metalothionines) in the upper small bowel to increase the avidity of iron absorption. Ordinarily, heme iron (in meats) is better absorbed than nonheme (vegetable sources, including beans) and is less affected by other factors like vitamin c, fiber content, oxalates. Medicinal (inorganic) iron is not affected by these.

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I have anemia, I want to loose weight but what foods should I be eating to do so?

What kind of anemia?: In order to better answer you, please tell me what type of anemia--iron deficiency, B12 or Folic Acid deficiency, sickle cell or other hemoglobinopathy--ladies will often develop iron deficiency because of menstrual blood loss, iron containing foods --green leafy vegetables, meats, iron-vitamin combos may be indicated. Balanced diet with all major food groups is helpful. Decrease portions, exer.

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Which foods are the best for a high fiber diet & anemia?

Fruits/vegetable: In general all fruils and vegetables have fiber. Egg/meat/ fish donot. Prune/dates/mango/pineapple are good on fiber. Plantain has iron and fiber (green banana). Depending on the type of anemia more specific fruits and veges can be picked up. Can see a dietitian or talk to pmd.

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How do I get my daugther to eat normal food. She only wants candy and everytji. G the has sugar. She is also anemic constanly.?

How do I get my daugther to eat normal food. She only wants candy and everytji. G the has sugar. She is also anemic constanly.?

Balanced diet.: With picky eaters, it's important to ensure a balanced diet. First, go thru fridge and cabinets & get rid of all junk food. If all that's given to her is healthy, she'll eventually eat some. Your child may need to try one particular food 18 times on 18 different days before accepting it, so don't give up! Sometimes, giving the food in different forms, or mixed with other foods, helps.

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What are the best foods to eat for a high fiber diet & anemia?

What are the best foods to eat for a high fiber diet & anemia?

Normal diet.: Fiber is not needed to prevent anemia. Most anemias are caused by iron deficiency, especially in young women. Iron rich foods are red meat, dark green leafy vegetables, raisins and liver. The other nturients needed are B12 (mainly animal products) and Folic Acid (vegetables, fruits, nuts, fortified cereals and grains).

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What do you suggest if I'm diagnosed with anemia, what foods/meals should I buy when I go grocery shopping?

Anemia is: A sign. Not a diagnosis. Many different causes. Need to make the diagnosis of what causes the anemia before grocery shopping to fix.

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Please suggest some iron contained food items to overcome iron deficieny anemia as I feel so. Not evaluated yet. 27 year old female.?

Please suggest some iron contained food items to overcome iron deficieny anemia as I feel so. Not evaluated yet. 27 year old female.?

Anemia: young women: If you are anemic you haveto be evaluated. It could be from heavy periods vs. Dietary deficiency vs other more sesrious conditions. If your anemia is chronic it could also be form a condition called thal. Minor. See your md asap so you cna have the right treatment as the treatmnet may differ depending on the cause. If it is dietary deficiency, could be iron def. Vs. Other vit. B or Folic Acid def.

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