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  • 5-Essential Vitamins and Minerals for Sickle Cell Anaemia

    5 Essential Vitamins and Minerals for Sickle Cell Anaemia

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr September 2, 2021

    Have you been searching the Internet for the essential vitamins and minerals you need to maintain your health and lower your risk of developing another sickle crisis? Look no further. I’ve got you! The five essential vitamins and minerals people with sickle cell anaemia need include vitamin A, vitamin D, magnesium, selenium, and zinc. And while they’re not a vitamin or mineral, omega-3 fats are also crucial.  Don’t rush to…

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  • Does diet impact sickle cell | Featured

    Does diet affect sickle cell?

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr March 14, 2021

    Have you often wondered if diet affects sickle cell disease? If so, the short answer is yes – diet affects sickle cell disease. That said, research into diet and sickle cell disease is limited. But current evidence shows that diet affects your growth, development, immunity and the severity of sickle cell crisis episodes. In this blog post, I share the evidence for diet’s beneficial role in sickle cell disease, the…

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