Haemochromatosis – How You Can Raise Awareness

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This week I became a Volunteer Advocate with Haemochromatosis Australia, a role I take very seriously given the valuable work this not for profit organisation does to promote awareness in the community about haemochromatosis in the face of very little government funding. One of the key “take homes” for me arising from my inaugural Volunteer…

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Four Reasons To Add Turmeric To Your Diet

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Much has been written about the health benefits of turmeric, but did you also know turmeric can reduce oxidative stress and liver damage caused by haemochromatosis? Turmeric comes from the root of the Curcuma Longa plant (part of the ginger family) and, with its bright orange flesh, has long been used in eastern medicine as…

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Fluffy Greek Yoghurt Blueberry Pancakes

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Happy Father’s Day to all the wonderful dad’s out there, including mine! While my dad is more of a bacon and eggs type of guy, I think even he would have to try these fluffy, healthy-ish Greek yoghurt and blueberry pancakes – they are so delicious and the sweet vanilla aroma which encompasses the kitchen…

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Why You Should Try Chai

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Those of us with haemochromatosis are well aware of the virtues of drinking tannin rich black tea to inhibit iron absorption, but did you also know combining tea with chai spices can further enhance your overall health and wellbeing? I love nothing more than the meditative allure of sipping a strong cup of tea (black,…

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