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Anonymous asked in HealthDiseases & ConditionsOther - Diseases · 1 decade ago

Polysythemia vera sufferers, What diet should he take?

Im suffering from High blood count red cell, Can any body tell me what to eat and not eat please.

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  • ilse72
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago
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    You want to avoid iron rich foods and beer. Some iron rich foods include:

    clams, oysters, mussels

    pork, chicken or beef liver

    beef

    shrimp

    sardines

    turkey

    cereal

    beans, lentils

    baked potato with skin

    pasta

    asparagus

    anchovies

    raisins, dates

    egg yolks

    See this site for a complete list:

    http://www.mcgill.ca/studenthealth/information/nut... (I'm an R.N.)

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