Blood Health and Anaemia – Foods and Menu to give you a boost.

Sally gives us yet another useful and informative post on the food that does us most good.

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Following on from the posts this week on our blood and anaemia, here are some blood boosting foods and suggestions for menus to put them together for maximum effect.

As we get older, our bodies find it more difficult to metabolise the food that we eat in an efficient manner. Illness and stress can also cause deficiencies to occur. As I have covered in the last few blogs, one of the most common health problems we are likely to encounter is anaemia in varying degrees from mild to dangerous levels. The aim is to consume a diet rich in the specific nutrients needed to maintain healthy blood but it is difficult to visualise when someone simply tells you to eat B6, B12, Folate etc. So I have put together those nutrients with the foods that contain them so that you can just pop to the supermarket and fill your trolley.

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