Monday, December 18, 2017

How To Increase My Hemoglobin Level?

Assalamualaikum & hi..

It's been a while since i last blogged and i know i have so much to catch up with you all. Well, so much things happened in my life but i don't want to write about that. Everyone has their own story, me and so do you.

Are you blood donor? If yes, we are on the same board. My first donation is about seven months ago but after that my hemoglobin level keeps dropping and it prevent me from donating. It actually worries me because it can lead to anemia in the future. So now i am on mission to increase my hemoglobin level.

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How To Increase My Hemoglobin Level? 

Here's four easy ways i prefer to do ;

1. Eat Iron-Rich Foods

The top iron rich foods include green leafy vegetables like spinach, tofu, asparagus, chicken liver, whole egg, oysters, apple, pomegranate, prunes, pumpkin seeds, almonds and raisins. Meat and seafood are highly recommended to eat though meat contain 6% iron while seafood is 4% but seafood is my favorites food especially prawn, squid and shells.

2. Increase Vitamin C intake

It is important to have a combination of both iron and vitamin C as the latter is a carrier rich molecule that can be used for better absorption of iron. Foods rich in vitamin C such as oranges, lemon, strawberries, papaya, bell peppers, broccoli, grapefruit and tomatoes but i also eat watermelon though it only contain 16% of Vitamin C but it helps to reduce my headache in the morning when i woke up.

3. Increase Folic Acid Intake

Folic acid, a B-complex vitamin, is required to make red blood cells and a folic acid deficiency automatically leads to a low level of hemoglobin. Some good food sources of folic acid are green leafy vegetables, sprouts, dried beans, wheat germ, peanuts, bananas, broccoli and chicken liver.

4. Exercise

Moderate to high intensity workouts are highly recommended, because when we exercise our body produces more hemoglobin to meet the growing demand for oxygen throughout the body. I tend to do plank to replace high intensity workouts. There are five types of plank such as full plank, jump plank, elbow plank, raised-leg plank and side plank. Beside that i also do other workout like hip bridge, lunges, leg lift and hold, squats, bicycle crunches, russian twists and sumo jump squats. It is hard at the beginning but yeah i keep working because i know the result are worth it.

Bottom line :  In order to success my mission i have to avoid iron blockers such as coffee, tea and cola drinks but i got no problem with that ^_^

Good day everyone..

with love ~ cik itah @ ramaramapendek


  1. Salam berblogging.. enjoy life, eat good food and stay healty :)

  2. Hai Cik Itah..lama betul x jln2 sini..still ingat sis JM x

    1. ingat ingat je semua rakan2 blogger cuma tula sy ni yang selalu menyepi huhuhu

  3. no 4 tu x 1-3 tu mmg mkn..huhhu