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Pyroluria – the basics – part 1

Pyroluria is a metabolic disorder involving haemoglobin synthesis and is exacerbated when the body is under stress.  Haemoglobin is an iron containing protein in red blood cells which binds to and transports oxygen around the body.  In people with pyroluria, a by-product of haemoglobin synthesis called  HPL […]

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Improving Iron intake

What is iron? Iron is an essential mineral found in two forms: haem (meats & fish) and non haem (plant based foods). Iron plays an essential role in many functions in the body, most notably as part of haemoglobin carrying oxygen around the body.  It is also […]

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Chicken Casserole base

I like a recipe that is versatile and can be changed depending on what’s in season or what your taste buds fancy.  This is one such meal. It is based on a recipe from a fabulous cookbook, ‘In the Kitchen’ that I’ve borrowed on many occasions from […]

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Coconut Yoghurt

I love Coconut Yoghurt but at $12.99 for a little tub it’s out of my everyday price range. And I do like making my own foods so I was delighted to find a couple of simple recipes to try. Apologies for the ugly url’s – my website has done a little […]

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Eating Seasonally

‘Eat Seasonally’ is something I write on a lot of prescriptions. The rationale is clear – food that is locally in season is generally fresher, more nutritious and cheaper.  It also saves on ‘food miles’ (the distance travelled between place of production and consumption) and while the debate […]

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Meal planning

Meal Planning might seem like a retro throwback and sound more Brady Bunch than Modern Family but spending a little time getting meals organised for the week frees up valuable time later, particularly at dinner time when you’ve just come home from work, or picked up the […]

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