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This section introduces one to different recipes, ideas and diet tips for sickle cell warriors. We are what we eat after all.

Pink Pancakes

Check out this delicious and easy recipe from Jessica Seinfeld, courtesy of our resident warrior mom.

SC Diet Tip: Go Easy on the Fries…

Fried foods are detrimental to the insides of a sickle cell warrior. Read on to find out why.

Recipe: Curried Lentils with Sweet Potatoes and Swiss Chard

Lentils, sweet potatoes and swiss chard are on the list of foods that people with sickle cell should love. Here is my favorite lentils...

7 Foods SC Patients Need

Here is a list of 7 food groups that you should incorporate into your sickle cell diet.

Embrace Your Crockpot on Days You are Sick

What do you do for food when you are in a pain crisis? April suggests a crockpot as a viable solution, that will feed you and your family all day!

Mediterranean Carrot and Sweet Potato Stew

With sickle cell, carrots and potatoes are supposed to be our staples. Here is a recipe that uses them all flawlessly combined with some protein thrown in.

The Okinawan and Mediterannean Diet

Making the right food choices does have a huge impact on your health, especially with sickle cell. Find out why the world's poorest people are living healthier and longer lives.

Tips on Improving Your Diet, pt II

In the 2nd part of this series, April shares insights on how to enhance your diet, lifestyle and health.

Heart’s Truth Facebook Live 2/26

Join The Heart Truth’s Facebook Live at noon EST on Tuesday, February 26 to see how heart healthy cooking can be fun, especially when you do...

Changing Your Diet to Improve Sickle Cell

April Farrell-Hasty explains her health, die and sickle cell epiphany in part one of this 2 part series and how she overcame the struggles of sickle cell through changing her lifestyle and diet.
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