Want to know how you can tremendously boost your low platelet count? Would you like to boost your platelets from 40,000 to 90,000? Or maybe your platelets are slightly under around the 90,000 and 100 thousand and would like a little boost to increase them to the normal 150,000 or more. Well read on and find out how this goal is possible for many by just eating certain foods that will greatly improve your low platelets.
Is this goal really possible? Buy reading this article you will find that certain foods found in your local supermarket can let you achieve this goal. But first you really need to know which foods can make your problem worse by aggravating your ITP disorder.
So that you can understand how these foods may help you, you need to understand first the different mechanisms by which the body destroys or reduces your platelets.
1. They are destroyed by your spleen
2. Platelets are destroyed by your immune system
3. Platelets are not being produced in sufficient quantities in your bone marrow
4. Platelets are oxidized in the body by free radicals. Free radicals are abnormal toxic oxygen molecules
By stopping one of these mechanisms in your body you can greatly reduce the amount of platelets being destroyed and have more to spare for normal body functions. I am going to show you how to use your foods to interfere with mechanism number 4.
By shutting down the fourth mechanism mentioned you can boost your low platelet count in a few months. But you need to know about the bad foods first. These are the foods that will actually make your ITP blood disorder worse.
These are some of the major foods to avoid:
1. All types of greasy foods
2. Stay away from mayonnaise and hydrogenated fats such as margarine
3. Also stay away from all fried foods high in trans fats
4. Avoid excess protein
5. Avoid sugar and processed starches such as white flour
Increase your platelets with these foods
These foods are the ones you need to increase in your daily meals. Consume more foods while they are fresh. And I really mean fresh. You should eat a large portion of raw foods on a daily basis. At least 3-4 fruits and 2 large green salads. They are high in substances known as phytonutrients.
Super foods such as as berries, pomegranate, blueberries are great fruits that will boost your low platelet count levels. Probably not good to use these if you have extremely low platelets. But as long as your platelets are higher than 40,000 or 60,000 they are safe and beneficial. Always check yourself to see if your platelet levels are around this range. Eat on a daily basis 1 cup of blueberries.
At least one large salad a day, but two is much better. Drink green juices made of romaine, carrots, cabbage, some wheat grass and an apple. These should be mixed.
A small dose of gamma vitamin E is also helpful. Do not take a dose higher than 100 IU per day.
If you improve your health in general your low platelet count will increase and you will improve your ITP disorder.
Be patient and give it a few months.