Haemoglobin is an iron-rich protein found in our red blood cells, responsible for carrying oxygen and transporting it to all parts of our body. A drop in level of haemoglobin can make it difficult for the body to get suffecient oxygen and one might exeperiemce dizziness, fatugue, pale skin, etc.
Listed below are some foods that can help maintain the level of haemoglobin in blood –
Beetroot is enriched with natural iron, magnesium, copper, phosphorus, and vitamins B1, B2, B6, B12 and C and can be consumed in either raw form or cooked. It helps in regeneration of red blood cells.
2) Green leafy vegetables
Green vegetables like spinach, celery, and broccoli are rich vegetarian sources of iron and including them in your staole diet can help you increase your level of haemoglobin. They can also help you in weight loss and improve digestion.
3) Dates and raisins
Dates and raisins are packed with iron and vitamin C. Consuming a handful of raisins and two or three dates in the morning can provide you with instant energy and improve your hemoglobin levels.
4) Sesame seeds
Eating black sesame seeds is another great way of increasing your iron intake as they are loaded with iron, calcium, magnesium, copper, zinc, selenium and vitamin B6, E and folate
5) Take vitamin-C rich fruits
Vitamin C absorb iron more efficiently. Including oranges, lemon, sweet lime, strawberries, bell peppers, tomatoes, grapefruits, berries in your dietary plan will help in boosting haemoglobin levels.