Why Afternoon Tea Is Good For You

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I’ve been thinking a lot about rituals lately.  It tends to happen when I have a visit to my home town looming and I cannot help but get sentimental about how much that local community means to me. I’ve just returned from a weekend back “home” and have had such a lovely few days. Saturday involved…

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5 Ways To Incorporate More Vegetables Into Your Diet

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 We all know we should eat more vegetables, but what does this really mean for those of us diagnosed with haemochromatosis?  With new diets seemingly presenting themselves weekly, and conflicting studies just as quickly supporting or discrediting the new kid on the block,  the benefits of eating a broad variety of vegetables daily continues to…

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Hasty Tasty Chicken Dinner 3 Ways

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Who doesn’t love chicken! Chicken is absolutely one of my favourite foods for its versatility, and of course it’s the perfect lean muscle building protein for those of us with haemochromatosis, with an average breast (100g) containing around 0.7mg iron (noting the daily intake for most adults should be between 10-15mg dependent on gender and age).…

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Haemochromatosis Awareness Week 2015

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Each year in August, Haemochromatosis Australia coordinates Haemochromatosis Awareness Week. The week is an opportunity to focus attention on haemochromatosis and the risk of inherited iron overload through the media, displays and other activities. This year the week will be observed from 10 – 16 August. In Melbourne, Haemochromatosis Australia will host a free public…

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