Iron deficiency anaemia is caused due to lack of iron. It is a common condition but most parents don’t know that their children are suffering from this condition.
There are many causes of iron deficiency in children such as inadequate nutrition, not eating iron-rich foods, and being fussy eaters. Iron deficiency develops gradually over a period.
Doctors usually prescribe iron supplements for children suffering from this condition. But supplements alone are not enough. Multivitamins and changes in diet are also required.
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Iron helps red blood cells carry oxygen to the body and plays a key role in brain and muscle function. A lack of iron in the blood can lead to iron-deficiency anaemia.
Eat a balanced, healthy diet that includes good sources of iron to prevent any deficiencies. Combine vegetarian sources of iron with vitamin C in the same meal.
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Absorption of iron and folic acid can be affected by the foods you eat, so certain foods should be avoided when you are afflicted with anaemia.
Anaemia is not always a result of Iron deficiency. It is important to know that Anaemia can also be due to deficiency of Folic acid, vitamin B12 or protein. Give your children the foods that are rich in these nutrients.