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8 Simple Foods to Nourish your Blood



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In Chinese tradition, there is a strong emphasis on nutrient-rich foods for a well-nourished blood supply. When our blood is deficient in important nutrients we experience symptoms that include blurred vision, lightheadedness, fatigue, premature aging,  shortness of breath, delayed menstruation cycle, and in worst-case scenarios anemia. According to a renowned hijama center in Karachi women are most prone to low blood nourishment due to their monthly cycles.

To help retain the balance for a healthy body, it is really important for us to replenish our body with good nutrient-rich foods. You do not need some rocket science recipes for healthy blood, here is a list of some really simple foods that will nourish your blood naturally.

Black Beans

Black beans are a nutritional profile-rich food with good proteins, antioxidants, and fiber that help in building blood iron. Black beans are excellent sources of rich protein. This is especially good for people who do not like animal meat as their proteins. One of the best ways to consume them is by tossing them in salads. You can even make small kebabs and have them in your sandwiches.



Carrots are truly a skin tonic that not only glows you inside out but it is also super-rich in multiple vitamins. The main star of the show in carrots is beta carotene that is also a major component of our skin and blood. Often people with luscious hair and rosy cheeks have a high daily intake of carrots in their diets. The best way to consume carrots is either in a salad or in juice form. It will improve your eyesight, help with your heart health and also make you glow from inside out!

Rich Green Spinach

A single cup of cooked spinach can enrich your vitamin K intake unlike anything else! It is not only rich in Vitamin K, it also helps in vitamin A, B12, C, Magnesium, and Calcium. One of the main reasons why spinach is also highly recommended for your daily intake is because it is an excellent source of iron. Iron is especially important for women who have a heavy menstrual cycle as it helps in restoring their lost iron during the process. One of the easiest ways to consume spinach is either through smoothies or tossing a big handful in an omelet. This way it will be 10 times easier to consume spinach.



Peanuts are rich in nutrients in ways that we may not be able to find collectively in other food groups. They are an excellent source of vitamin E, Niacin, manganese, protein, and folate in your body. One of the major reasons why peanuts are recommended is to help in blood enrichment and heart health.

One Tip: for extra nutritional value, keep the red skin on your peanuts. It’s the red skin that usually has the good stuff on it.


Chinese dates

In Chinese tradition, these red dates have a lot of importance for the maintenance of a youthful glow. It is believed that if you consume three dates a day you will not age easily. Dates have nutrient-dense skin toners that purify the blood and gives nourishment to our brains. Many relevant studies have shown that dates are an excellent source of brain enhancers especially when they are given to children during their growth period.


Let’s be realistic. In this time of age, we all are not really that adamant about our diets. It is important to keep up with nutrition if we truly wish for good hair and skin. This is where multivitamins come in. For small regular investments, multi-vitamins help with balanced nutrition that is an investment worth making. If you are going through any deficiency, multivitamins can be an excellent source to fill that bracket up. In case of any more deficiencies, make sure you consult your primary care physician to get a written consultation for iron supplements. During my infection diagnosis from nadeem medical centre, I was strictly told to keep my iron supplements on track for better health results. 

It is Not Always About the Food

While keeping up with foods, you should also overall maintain a healthy lifestyle. Keep positive thoughts. Go for long walks, go to the beach if you can, help someone in need, volunteer for different programs, show more kindness, be more thankful towards life, and practice mindfulness. All of these are important elements in maintaining good inner health.


Derek Lotts is a Sydney based writer and researcher, a regular contributor at Smooth Decorator blog. He writes about décor, gardening, recycling, ecology and business. He thinks all of these topics fall under the self-improvement category. He believes in the power of sharing ideas and communicating via the internet to achieve betterment.

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