There are many factors which can cause anemia, but the most common cause is iron deficiency. There are some foods that are rich in iron and that can help cure anemia.

Today we present 11 foods that every household has, and that are very efficient in fighting against anemia, but also in maintaining a healthy blood count.

Red meat

Red meat is rich in iron, especially beef because it contains the highest amount of minerals. This meat is also good for the skin and muscles.


Half a cup of spinach contains 20% iron that we need on a daily basis, which means that the spinach is very useful against anemia.

Whole grains

One cup of grains – beans, soy, lentils, peas, etc. contains about 5 milligrams of iron.


Beetroot is particularly good for the blood because it contains high levels of iron and helps in purifying the blood.


Peanuts also contain iron and its regular use you will be able to get rid of anemia.

Oatmeal is a great choice for breakfast because it will give you strength and help your body produce enough red blood cells.

For best results, try to find porridge which was supplemented with more iron and vitamin B.

Whole grain bread

One slice of whole grain bread can provide 6% of iron on a daily basis that our body needs. You can also add other products from whole grains, such as pasta and breakfast cereals, brown rice, cumin and amaranth.


Believe it or not, eggs contain iron. One egg a day can help us improve our iron status.


Pomegranate is fairly rich in iron and vitamin C and is very healthy.


Tomatoes are another vegetable that can prevent further anemia. It is rich in vitamin C and lycopene – the red pigment which is known for its capability of fighting cancer cells.


Honey is rich in iron and can be used as a substitute for sugar. It also contains many other vitamins and minerals that are necessary for the health and proper functioning of the body.

It is important to consume foods rich in vitamin C because it enhances the absorption of iron.

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