How to preserve nutrients when cooking vegetables

How to preserve nutrients when cooking vegetables

Cooking at high temperatures or for prolonged periods can deplete the nutritional value of your food. Learn how to preserve the nutrients in your vegetables when cooking to maximise their health benefits. Apart from the pleasure it provides, we eat…

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Our first appointment with the haematology consultant

Our first appointment with the haematology consultant

On Tuesday last week, we had our first appointment with the haematology consultant to discuss my son’s care going forward. The meeting went very smoothly, and it was beneficial in quelling most of my worries. Our appointment was scheduled for…

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How I’m Strengthening my Infant Son’s Immunity

How I’m Strengthening my Infant Son’…

Infants with sickle cell anaemia are very prone to infections. In this post, I share how I plan to strengthen his immunity.  It has been a month since I received Noah’s initial diagnosis and a week since I got the…

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The sickle cell diagnosis

The sickle cell diagnosis

“It’s strange how the worst day of your life often starts just like any other. You might even complain very quietly to yourself about its ordinariness. You might wait for something more interesting to happen, something to improve your routine,…

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An Update: 3 Months Post My Fully Plant-Based (Vegan) Diet

An Update: 3 Months Post My Fully Plant-Based (…

It’s been over three months since I stopped eating an entirely plant-based/vegan diet. Where does the time go? Many of you have been asking about my health since changing my diet. It has been a steep learning curve, but I’m…

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