Megaloblastic Anemia Diet
Sources of folic acid:
- Legumes, nuts, whole grain cereals, yeast
- Green vegetables, broccoli, asparagus, okra, cauliflower, and brussel sprouts.
- Oranges, carrots, and cantaloupe.
Sources of B-12
- Animal products:
- Meat, eggs, milk
- Vitamin supplements
Sources of thiamine
- Dried peas, beans, legumes, peanuts, and peanut butter
- Green leafy vegetables
- Protein-rich foods: meat
- Wheat germ, whole grain bread and cereal
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