Effective Ways to Prevent Anemia
Many people, especially women and children, have anemia, which is due to decreased red blood cells. There are many symptoms such as dizziness or allergies. The most common anemia is iron deficiency. A lack of vitamin B12 and B6, severe menstrual bleeding, or disorders of drugs would lead to other types of anemia. But you can follow the following steps to prevent anemia.
Eat all kinds of foods. Iron-rich fruits include apples, bananas, apricots and dates. Iron-rich vegetables are asparagus, squash, broccoli and other greens vegetables. Meanwhile, meat, tofu and cereals are also rich in iron.
Eat foods which can help the absorption of iron. Increase dry fruit such as raisins into the diet because they are the source of iron. Drink less coffee and tea because polyphenols and tannins contained in them can interfere with iron absorption. Add a spoonful of molasses and some red wine into hot water instead of coffee and tea. It is delicious and rich in iron, vitamin B and calcium.
Iron is the main raw material of manufacturing hemoglobin. Infants need more iron to meet the needs of growth and development. In daily life, you can make baby eat iron-rich foods such as meat, liver, egg yolk, kelp, seaweed, seaweed, fungus, mushroom, beans and so on. Besides, you should pay attention to a proper combination of diet, for example, eating fruit after dinner because fruits rich in vitamin C and fruit acid can promote the absorption of iron. Not to drink strong tea after dinner because iron combined with tannic acid in tea to form precipitation which affect the absorption of iron.
It is better to prevent anemia when cooking with iron pan. Folic acid and vitamin B 12 are also essential substances of hematopoietic. Fresh green vegetables, fruits, melons, beans and meat are rich in folic acid while meat and liver, kidney, heart and other viscera are rich in vitamin B1. But one thing should to be noted that 50% of folic acid and 10 to 30% of vitamin B12 were damaged after cooking at high temperature. Therefore, we not only pay attention to dietary diversification, but also pay attention to cooking techniques to avoid over-cooking food in our daily life.
Many chemical factors and physical factors can damage bone marrow. Chemical factors include benzene, organic arsenic, certain antibiotics, sulfonamides drugs, antiepileptic drugs. Physical factors include X-ray, which can damage bone marrow. So not to abuse drugs which are harmful on hematopoietic function, in addition, try to avoid unnecessary X-ray irradiation and exposure to hazardous substances.