The ultimate goal of any anemia treatment will be to increase the amount of oxygen that your blood can carry.
Anemia is a blood related condition which occurs when your blood contains too few red blood cells, or your blood lacks the capacity to transport enough oxygen.
One of the great benefits of juicing is that you can prepare juicer recipes with foods that is rich in iron and folic acid. This is great news for people with anemia symptoms.
The structure of the chlorophyll in green leafs is similar to that of hemoglobin in blood.
Hemoglobin is responsible for carrying oxygen in our blood.
This rich chlorophyll juice intake will greatly assist your ability to build iron rich blood.
These delicious juicing recipes can be prepared with grasses, algaes, alfalfa, parsley, watercress and spinach.
6 oz - Celery juice
This powerful juice drink contains the highest dietary sources of chlorophyll which is the most effective treatment for iron deficiency anemia.
The additional benefit of juicing with the spinach and the kale is that it also provides you with a rich source of folic acid.
The chlorella or spirulina is a great source of vitamin B12.
2 kale leaves
This drink is not only rich in iron but also loaded with folic acid, magnesium, as well as vitamin C
Vegetarians must make a special effort to eat foods rich in vitamin B12 since it is not common in fruits, vegetables and beans.
Although not common in plants it is a myth that it is not available at all.
The animal food that is richest in B12 is beef liver with 80mcg/100grams while the richest plant food is spirulina with 218mcg/100grams.
A smart way of include foods rich in vitamin B12 in your juicing diet is to juice with:
Iron intake is particularly important during periods when kids go through their rapid growth spurts.
These are the times children are most vulnerable to anemia.
There is no better way too introduce these neglected vegetables to their diet than through a nutrition packed green juicing diet.
Juicing recipes which include green smoothies is also a good way to get your kids to take in these important nutrients.
If the iron deficiency is caused by blood loss (that is not due to menstruation), the source of bleeding must be found and stopped. In serious cases this may require surgery.
Iron deficiency can also be treated with iron supplements.
Such an approach to anemia treatment is usually continued for three to six months in order for the body to fully replenish its iron supply.
B-12 deficiency anemia can also be treated by a life-long course of monthly injections of B-12.
Initially an anemic person will receive a shot of B-12 a few times a week.
This treatment may have to be continued for life.
Folic acid deficiency anemia can also be corrected by taking folic acid supplements once a day.
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