What can I take if I am lacking from iron defficiency in my body. Which fruits and juices will be good for me?

If you are suffering from a deficiency of iron in your body this possibly means that you are suffering from anemia. Iron is necessary in our body in order to form hemoglobin. When there is less iron in the body it results in the person suffering from iron deficiency anemia. Iron deficiency is a fairly common problem. This usually occurs in women and is the reason why most women are anemic. If your body lacks the right amount of iron, you will experience symptoms of fatigue, dizziness, shortness of breath and a general feeling of being tired.

For a condition of anemia it is not enough to merely take fruits or juices. You will have to completely alter your dietary habits and start eating differ kinds of food items. Your diet should contain cereals, diary products, rice, fish, meat, eggs, and nuts. All these help you overcome the deficiency of iron in your body and also help to boost the immune system of your body.

Green leafy vegetables are particularly good for people who are suffering from a deficiency of iron. You can also include other vegetables like beetroot, lentils of all kinds in your diet. It is believed that cooking food in an iron pot helps increase your intake of iron and reduces your deficiency. Dried fruits like figs and raisins can be eaten regularly. You should soak dried fig in water overnight and eat them in the morning. Raisins can be eaten regularly as can be dates which are an excellent source of iron.

You can drink all kinds of fruit juices since all these can help you overcome your deficiency. You should drink citrus juices, especially if you are taking iron supplements since they help digest the supplements. You should also make it a point to include Indian gooseberry in your daily intake of food. You can drink the juice of the Indian gooseberry to increase the amount of iron in your body. You can also drink carrot juice, beet root juice. It is recommended that you mix carrot, beetroot and spinach juices and drink every day. Beetroots are very good for people who are suffering from a deficiency of iron. The juice of beetroot contains calcium, phosphorous, copper, iodine and iron. For this reason you should eat beets every day. You should also drink a glass of beet juice every morning. You should make it a point that you eat at least three apples every day. You should stop drinking tea and coffee.

answered by G M

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