If you have Thalassemia, you should not eat these 5 blood enhancing foods, the condition may worsen. - Newztezz Online


Thursday, May 9, 2024

If you have Thalassemia, you should not eat these 5 blood enhancing foods, the condition may worsen.


Thalassemia is a genetic condition in which a person's body does not produce enough hemoglobin. It is an important protein present in red blood cells. Due to which oxygen does not reach all parts of the body properly. Therefore, the patient has to undergo blood transfusion every two to three weeks. 

Since in Thalassemia the iron level in the body increases significantly. Therefore, it is advised to avoid consuming many foods which increase blood pressure. So that the iron level remains controlled and no organ gets damaged by it. 


Spinach is rich in vitamin C and iron, which significantly increases the absorption of iron in the body. Due to which it is advised to avoid its consumption in Thalassemia.

beef, lamb and pork are all rich in heme iron, which is easily absorbed by the body. In such a situation, Thalassemia patients should avoid eating red meat, otherwise the level of iron in the body increases a lot.


Although fish is generally considered part of a healthy diet, some types of fish, especially tuna, swordfish and shark, contain high iron levels, which may prove harmful for thalassemia.


Many multivitamins contain iron. Thalassemia patients should not consume any multivitamin without consulting the doctor.

orange juice

Orange juice which is fortified with iron should not be consumed by thalassemia patients. Along with this, one should avoid eating sour fruits because Vitamin C increases the absorption of iron.

Disclaimer: Dear reader, thank you for reading our news. This news has been written only for the purpose of making you aware. We have taken the help of home remedies and general information in writing this. If you read anything related to your health anywhere, definitely consult a doctor before adopting it.

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