Lifestyle Changes to Manage Nutritional Anemia
by Cynthia M. Johnson, MA
Some healthy habits can help manage anemia and boost overall health.
People who have anemia need more iron, folic acid, and vitamin B12. These are found in foods and in supplements.
Vitamin C can also help the body absorb more iron from the foods you eat.
These lifestyle changes can help:
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Last reviewed September 2019 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Dianne Rishikof, MS, RDN, LDN, IFNCP
Last Updated: 9/17/2019
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