My Blood Type Is….Coffee!

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Did you know that drinking coffee can slow the absorption of iron by our body? As a “two cup a day” girl, and someone with haemochromatosis, this is overwhelmingly great news! Drinking coffee is a daily ritual for most Australians, and, here in Melbourne, we take our coffee very seriously. With the average Australian drinking…

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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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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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