Shailesh Mehta




Anemia is a condition that develops when the number of Red Blood Cells (RBC) decrease in the body. Haemoglobin which is made up of haem (iron) and globin (protein) supplies oxygen & nutrients to all parts of our body & when the quantity of haemoglobin in our body reduces, anaemia is developed.


Fatigue, Dizziness, Weakness, pale look, loss of appetite or constipation.


Green leafy Vegetables - Green leafy Vegetables are a good source of iron, folic acid & vitamin B12 required to increase the quantity of haemoglobin in the blood.

Almonds – Almonds are a good source of iron and copper and an easy remedy for anaemia. Include 3-4 almonds in your daily diet, with or without skin.

Turmeric - Turmeric is considered to be an all-rounder spice. It carries multiple benefits. One teaspoon of turmeric juice mixed with honey consumed daily helps to combat anaemia.

Dates –This remedy is helpful for women. Dates are a rich source of iron. Soak few dates (4-5) along with few raisins (6-8) in water overnight and have them with milk the next day.

Bananas – Bananas have high content of iron in it which helps to increase the haemoglobin level in the blood.

Fruits rich in Vitamin C – Vitamin C helps to absorb iron in the body effectively. Eat vitamin C rich fruits along with iron rich foods. 


Avoid processed & refined foods such as refined flour, sugar & polished rice. Eat more of whole grains like bajra, brown rice, wheat since they are good source of iron.

Avoid preservatives in foods & ready to eat snacks. Too much tea & coffee interferes with iron absorption.

Eating too many chocolates & sweets too limits iron absorption in the body.



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