Chlorophyll is simply what makes green vegetables green. Chlorophyll is rich in magnesium, iron, protein, calcium and many other nutrients. It helps to replenish the amount of red blood cells in the body and improves oxygen circulation in the blood.
Vitamin C is great for strengthening the immune system and we know that is great for people with sickle cell. But it also helps in the production of red blood cells.
Beet Root Powder
Beets have been known to increase oxygen levels in the blood and are rich in Folic Acid. Studies have also shown that they can assist in the creation of new red blood cells.
B vitamins are very important and needed on a daily basis. Taken in conjunction with Folic Acid studies have shown that they help control Homocysteine levels. Which is crucial because improper Homocysteine levels can lead to stroke. Which we know sickle cell patients are at greater risk of having. Some studies have also shown that vitamin B6 can assist in the prevention of red blood cells sickling.
Vitamin D- Vitamin D3 promotes healthy respiratory, bone and immune function. People with sickle cell are more likely to be Vitamin D deficient and that can possibly lead to more pain crises.