A Healthier Me in 45 Days – Day 33

A Healthier Me in 45 Days – Day 33

Today’s Natural Remedy: Iron

Do you always feel cold?

The body needs iron to make enzymes and hemoglobin, which makes your red blood cells and is used to carry oxygen throughout the body. Vitamin C accompanied with vitamin E, is a powerful antioxidant; it enhances the vitamin E assisting in iron absorption.

Good sources of iron… Bragg apple cider vinegar, apples, artichokes, basil, beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, burdock, cabbage, cauliflower, cayenne pepper, celery, cashews, cherries, chickpeas, chilies pepper, cinnamon, coconut, cumin, dandelion, dates, dill, green peas, honey, kelp, lentils, macadamia nuts, mustard greens, oats, olives, oregano, oregano oil, parsley, passion fruit, pineapple, pine nuts, plumes, pomegranate, prunes, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, spinach, sweet potatoes, taheebo, thyme, turmeric, turnip greens, walnuts, yarrow, yellow dock and more.

Anemia is when a person has a decrease in red cells leaving them feeling cold due to a lack of iron in the body, which regulates body temperature. Anemia is cause by diet or from a loss of blood (i.e., a hemorrhage or heavy menstruation). High Fructose Corn Syrup is a sweetener used in many foods, beverages, baked goods, and condiments; it has been known to increase your risk of having anemia, and other disorders. Read the labels on everything and see how much HFCS you consume a day. Are you iron deficient? For more on Anemia visit: Anemia Condition

Other Natural Remedies for Anemia… Alfalfa, comfrey, dandelion, kiwifruit, lemons, limes, passion fruit, tomatoes, alfalfa sprouts, lentils, and pine nuts.

Did you know Calcium absorption is reduce when taking iron and zinc supplements?

Sometimes too much Iron causes constipation.

Natural remedies for Constipation are…acai berry, almonds, apples, artichokes, asparagus, barley, bran, beans, blessed thistle, blueberries, broccoli, cabbage, cascara sagrada, cucumber, chickpeas, dates, figs, flaxseed, ginseng, lentils, mango, oats, passion fruit, pear, peas, prunes, psyllium, raspberries, rosemary oil, and strawberries.

For more on constipation visit: Constipation Condition

Today’s Positive Affirmation:

I know can do this!
I am Strong & Confident
Making wise beneficial decisions that create the life I want!
Self-control & discipline offer clear insight
I will muster up all the strength and determination
I have 2 B Successful!