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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Ten New Facts About Haemochromatosis

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This week was Haemochromatosis Awareness Week in Australia – a time to raise awareness of haemochromatosis for those yet to be diagnosed and to focus attention on ongoing research for those of us who are living with this disease.  And what a successful week it was!  Despite haemochromatosis affecting almost one in every 200 people,…

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Do You Have an Angry Liver?

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The liver is one of the hardest working organs in our body,  playing a vital role in converting the food we eat into essential nutrients, aiding the digestive system, neutralising harmful toxins and helping to boost immunity.  When our liver is not working as it should, however, toxins in the body can be pushed back…

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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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