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Improve Red Blood Cells and Fight Anemia with Any of These 2 Greens

Hello, what do we call a medical condition in which one's blood capacity to transport oxygen to body tissues is reduced?

The reduced capacity may either be due to too few red blood cells or simply because of too little hemoglobin, thus resulting to some pallor and even fatigue.

The medical condition is called Anemia. Insufficient red blood cells in the body or dysfunctional red blood cells is what results to anemia.

Lack of sufficient red blood cells or ones that are dysfunctional lead to reduced oxygen flow to different tissues or organs in the body. This means, there will be insufficient levels of blood with oxygen in the body - this is what is termed as anemia.

The symptoms associated with anemia may include but not limited to the ones mentioned here below:

1. Brittle hair

2. Paleness of eyelids, fingernails, skin, gums and/or lips

3. Increased respiration

Let me please ask you this question; what do you think are the main causes of anemic conditions in the body?

To answer the question above, get to understand that, lack of iron in the blood is the core cause of anemia. Iron is the main component of hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is an iron-containing substance in red blood cells that transports oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body.

According to health experts, shortage of folic acid, proteins, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12 are other causes of anemia.

In order to stay an anemia free life, then you've to ensure you eat foods rich in iron. Also ensure diet rich in vitamins C, B6 and B12. You either need enough of proteins in the body system. Consider including these two greens in the diet and fight anemia from one's body:

1. Broccoli

This is a tree-shaped green flower and stalk that most people across the world consume as vegetable. Broccoli falls in the cabbage plant family. The origin of the word or rather name "broccoli" is from the Italian plural of broccolo - which means ''the flowering crest of cabbage.''

2. Spinach

Spinach is very common to many as compared with broccoli. It is an edible green leafy vegetable with its origin traced in Persia. Spinach belongs to the amaranth family of plants. The Spanish identify this green vegetable as Spinacia oleracea.

Incorporate the two in your diet. Broccoli and spinach are greens very rich in iron. This can help one keep off anemic conditions completely. If you're not in access of the two, then egg yolk, turnips or whole grains(grains with their outer coverings present) can be better alternatives.

Ensure you also maintain a well balanced diet in order to effectively arrest such a situation and live a healthy life. Thanks

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