Foods And Supplements To Take And To Avoid During Anemia

Red blood cells contain a protein called hemoglobin which is full of iron. When your body lacks sufficient iron, production of hemoglobin ceases as not enough red blood cells are produced to deliver oxygen-rich blood throughout your body. Iron deficiency anemia can result in several health issues including fatigue, weakness, chest pain and insomnia.

To treat the condition, it is suggested to include more iron rich food in your diet. At the same time, food supplements that would help you elevate the iron absorption from regular food by at least three to five times than what’s absorbed regularly.

List of foods rich in iron:

There are several food items that have a high level of iron. You may combine them to make nutritious meals that would help to boost the iron intake.

Fruits and vegetables

  • Spinach
  • Watercress
  • Curly kale and other varieties
  • Broccoli
  • Red and yellow peppers
  • Collard greens
  • Dandelion greens
  • Swiss chard
  • Citrus fruits

Nuts and Seeds

  • Cashews
  • Pistachios
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Hemp seeds
  • Pine nuts

Meat and Fish

  • Beef
  • Lamb
  • Liver
  • Salmon
  • Venison
  • Oysters
  • Tuna
  • Shellfish
  • Shrimp
  • Halibut
  • Sardines
  • Perch
  • Haddock

Dairy products

  • Yogurt
  • Cheese
  • Raw milk

Beans and Pulses

  • Chickpeas
  • Peas
  • Kidney beans
  • Soybeans
  • Black beans
  • Black-eyed peas
  • Lima Beans
  • Pinto beans


  • Iron-fortified cereals
  • Bread products
  • Rice
  • Orange juice
  • Pasta

List of food to avoid:

There are some food items which can interfere with iron absorption:

  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Milk and some dairy products
  • Foods containing tannins – grapes, corn and sorghum
  • Whole grain cereals
  • Foods containing oxalic acid – peanuts, parsley, and chocolate
  • Foods containing phytic acid – brown rice and whole-grain wheat products
  • Foods rich in gluten – pasta, food made with wheat, barley, rye, or oats

Iron supplements:

Among the best iron supplements are the ones that help to elevate the capacity to absorb iron from regular food by about three to five times higher. At the same time, the iron supplement shouldn’t cause any side effects, which might result in more traumas during treatment.

Major side effects caused by iron supplements:

  • Constipation
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Dark stool
  • Urine discoloration
  • Diarrhoea
  • Heartburn

Iron Catch – a unique scientific approach

Iron deficiency anemia is mainly caused because of absorption problems and not lack of iron in the diet. Hence, to treat the condition, it is important to introduce a supplement that can enhance the potential to absorb more iron from regular food.

Iron Catch is one such innovation which allows significant results within 30 days curing people affected by iron deficiency. It is the only iron-free solution recommended to treat conditions like

  • Chron’s disease
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Serious hepatopathies and nephropathies
  • Gastric and intestinal ulcers
  • Patients undergoing anti-cancer chemotherapy
  • Celiac disease for which current oral iron supplements are contraindicated

Iron Catch is exclusively available on and in their official website Call them up at 833.550.6660 to know more.

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