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Last Updated : Jun 15,2020
Thalassemia is an inherited genetic disorder of the blood in which makes less or abnormal hemoglobin which is a part of red blood cells (RBC) of the body.
- हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Thalassemia recipes in Hindi)
These low levels of hemoglobin production can make you anemic and show symptoms of paleness, fatigue, tiredness along with weakness. The two main types of thalassemia are ‘alpha’ and ‘beta’. Each of these are further have three types – ‘minor’, ‘moderate’ or ‘major’.
If you are a thalassemia minor, usually no treatment is required. But for those who are moderate or major thalassemia patients, they need medical assistance and in severe cases blood transfusion throughout their life. Repeated blood transfusions may lead to high dosage of iron in your body, which can damage other body organs.
For thalassemia minor, there are not many diet changes to be followed. However moderate thalassemia with non-transfused patients are usually prescribed folate supplementation along with a moderately low-iron diet. And for those on blood transfusion therapy and chelation therapy (to bind excess iron in the body) are advised to follow a strict low iron diet. They are often advised to have a black tea after meals to reduce the iron absorption from meals.
Also remember to add enough calcium to your diet as the bones tend to weaken with the progression this disease.
Here are a few recipes to help you sail safely through this ailment.
Banana Raita by Tarla Dalal
banana raita recipe
| kele ka raita
| with amazing 8 images.
A perfect blend of sweet and spice, this banana raita
will change your view about the fruit. If you thought banana could be used to make only
Crunchy Cumin Seeds Cracker by Tarla Dalal
These crispy, low fat munchies are made with oats, maize flour and whole-wheat flour instead of refined maida. These are great to keep in your handbag so that you are prepared when hunger strikes. You can also serve them as an appetizer along with garlic tomato salsa.
Black Tea, Basic Black Tea by Tarla Dalal
black tea recipe
| how to make black tea
| Indian black tea
| homemade black tea
| quick, easy black tea
| with 10 amazing images.
To make bl ....
15 Oct 19
Karela Tikkis, Bitter Gourd Tikki Recipe by Tarla Dalal
karela tikki recipe
|bottle gourd tikki
| healthy Indian tikki
| karela tikki with garlic tomato chutney
| with 33 amazing images
Though unpleasantly bitter, karela tops the list of
16 Jan 20
Rice and Vegetable Chilla by Tarla Dalal
rice and vegetable chilla recipe
| rice and vegetable chilla made with buttermilk
Sometimes, the modification of some of the ingredients or the addition of veggies can give a very innovative spin to popular recipes.
Here, the addition ....
Honey Banana Shake by Tarla Dalal
This duo of bananas and yoghurt will provide for plenty of calcium and energy in your diet which is helpful throughout your 9 months of pregnancy. Be it early morning or mid afternoon, this refresher is sure to lift your spirits up.
Paneer and Vegetable Paratha by Tarla Dalal
paneer and vegetable paratha recipe
| mixed veg paratha with paneer
| healthy paneer vegetable paratha
| with 23 amazing images.
paneer and vegetable paratha
is a health ....
Banana Uttapa, Banana Uttapam by Tarla Dalal
Spongy and succulent uttapas, with the pleasant flavour and mild sweetness of bananas! This is a delicious snack that will be loved by all, especially kids.
Like most uttapas
, this one also uses a batter of rice and ....
Rice Panki ( Non- Fried Snacks ) by Tarla Dalal
Rice panki, all things traditional have a charm of their own. This extremely popular, traditional recipe, tastes yummy when served steaming hot. This can be made in many ways – without garlic, with more leafy vegetables etc. Feel free to exercise your will and choose what you like the best. The styl ....
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