The Health Benefits of Donating Blood


Donating blood is as healthy for your body as it is for your mind.

surprising health benefits that comes with donation of blood:

1. Burns calories:

Donating one standard-size bottle of blood burns 650Kcal, according to lifehack.com. But don’t even for a second think that you can go overboard with this and make it your new weight-loss plan! It’s safe to donate blood only once every three months. So, take it easy.

2. Helps prevent cancer:

High levels of iron in the blood have been associated with formation of cancer cells. when you donate blood, you end up lowering the content of iron in your blood, which is healthy for the body-only as long as the iron content in the blood does not go lower than the permissible limit.

3. Keeps your heart healthy:

Iron levels of the body should remain in check, especially in men, it leads to a healthier heart (Cardiology hospital in Ghaziabad) . the body needs iron for proper functioning , excessive iron build up can result in excessive oxidative damage. Oxidative damage is the major culprit in accelerated ageing, heart attacks and strokes.

4. Prevents hemochromatosis:

Hemochromatosis is a disease that arises due to excess absorption of iron by the body.Regular blood donation helps in reducing iron overload in the body.