10% of people aged 65 years or older suffer from anemia. Occurs when red blood cell count is too low. Whereas hemoglobin, protein, contains iron and carries oxygen around the body. Patients with acute anemia and even more at risk of collapse to be hospitalized.

Overcoming anemia only with the correct diet. Researchers from the University of Arizona, Tucson, found one or two of nutritional deficiencies associated with a 21 percent increased risk of anemia. Could increase to 44 percent when the three nutrient deficiencies.

The results, published in Journal of the American Dietetic Association, found women who consume deficiency anemia protein, vegetables, vitamin B12, iron, vitamin C, and red meat. Drink a multivitamin or mineral supplements do not help.

Lead researcher, Cynthia A Thomson PhD. RD, at University of Arizona in Tucson told identify anemia in postmenopausal women is important. Thomson recommends assessment of diet should be included every time to diagnose anemia. Because, changes in nutrition possible is the best solution for patients with anemia.

Hemoglobin A healthy diet should include foods like red meat (beef, lamb, pork) is rich in easily absorbed iron. The darker the color of meat the more iron. Poultry meat and fish also contain iron. Eating too green leafy vegetables, whole grains.

Do not drink tea, coffee, or soda at meal times. Caffeine inhibits the absorption of iron from food.


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