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Iron: are you getting enough?

Posted in Food, Nutrition
on December 19, 2017

You may wonder why I’m asking you that question. There are two reasons.

One is that I am a huge food nerd and I love to talk about it. The other reason is that, according to the WHO, iron deficiency is the most common deficiency in the world.

Iron deficiency can cause anaemia, which affects around 2 billion people (over 30% of the world’s population!), so it’s definitely worth considering whether or not you get enough iron.

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Dairy Free Diary Part 3: What Happened to My Skin?

Posted in Nutrition, Physical Health, Skincare
on August 27, 2017

In part 1 of this series (read here), I told you I was reducing my dairy intake because I was hoping it would help clear up my skin. In part 2 (read here), I talked about some of the things I ate during the two weeks, and how I kind of struggled for ideas, and I wasn’t happy that I was getting the right nutrition for me.

Now for the crucial bit – the results! Was there any benefit to me giving up my beloved cheese for two weeks?

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