It is a common knowledge that the human body cannot function properly without the right amount of blood. A healthy adult’s blood volume should range between 4.5 to 5.5 liters. The World Health Organization’s studies show how crucial it is for the body to have a healthy supply of blood at all times. It aids in maintaining an ideal internal temperature and acting as a protective barrier against a wide variety of illnesses.
If one does not have enough blood, they are more likely to get sick. But numerous meals, especially green vegetables, can aid the body in producing more blood. Here is a list of them:
1. Spinach or water lettuce.
Water leaves are a type of leafy green vegetable that matures early in the growing season and is packed with nutrients. Significant quantities of beta carotene, vitamin C, vitamin A, and carotenoids are found in these foods as well.
One of Nigeria’s most underappreciated vegetables is water leaf. The “water leaf” gets its name from the large amount of moisture it can store. Furthermore, eating foods that are high in fresh water content, particularly vegetables, significantly increases blood volume in the body.
2. The bitter leaf
The taste of bitter leaf is often described as “extremely bitter.” However, this does not mean that it is any less healthy than it otherwise might be. Many people use this plant to better their health, and one of its benefits is increased blood flow.
This popular leaf’s antimicrobial and antifungal properties have also been established. Juicing them improves their flavor and makes them more nutritious. It also works well as a soup and stew seasoning.
3. Pumpkin leaves.
The Nigerians and the rest of Africa both love and appreciate this vegetable. The sufficient vitamin content aids in improving blood flow and circulation throughout the body.
You can also strengthen your immune system and ward off illness by eating pumpkin (or uga) leaves. You can turn it into a juice, or even better, a vegetable sauce.
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Amazingly, all of these green vegetables can be used to make anything from soups and sauces to porridge and salads, and even desserts. And also, they are very affordable and easy to find around stores and markets