As most parents know, many children can be picky eaters and getting them to eat their fruits and vegetables has challenged parents for many decades. Especially for those youngsters diagnosed with SCD (Sickle Cell Disease), it is often associated with low calcium intake, vitamin D deficiency and a poor appetite,
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.
Hello fellow warriors! This recipe was inspired by a bean salad, which consisted of kidney beans, corn, and chickpeas. I was thinking of how to have a delicious, Thiocyanate filled, healthy meal, and I came up with this. The first time I made it, it came out amazing! It’s pretty
When I became vegetarian 28 years ago it wasn’t something I really thought about. However, it was the best decision I ever made. I had been very ill for a long time. I joked that I personally built the new wing on the hospital. I got out of the hospital
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!
Check out this delicious and easy recipe from Jessica Seinfeld, courtesy of our resident warrior mom.
How can you get your little one to eat more veggies? Here is a great recipe that might be beneficial.
A healthy, simple, thiocyanate filled recipe, which is a great and tasty way to start the day.
Ever wondered what else you can do to improve your health, avoid sickle cell episodes, and generally feel better? Here are some basic tips to get you started–from one warrior to another.
Elle Jenae shares a favorite family recipe that is healthy, delicious, and packed with nutrients for her growing family. Join the ZFamily at dinner table and bon appetite!
With sickle cell, you have to learn to live a life of balance. Our Health & Wellness expert April gives some advice how to achieve balance through daily rituals.
TBoz talks about sickle cell on the Doctor’s Show on TV, and gives suggestions on how to improve your sickle life via diet.
Pain meds can lead to constipation. Keep your bowels running smoothly with a few tips from other warriors just like you.
Did you know that food could prevent a crisis? Read this throwback article that introduced me to the benefits of thiocyanate and its anti-sickling properties.
I made this last night, and it was delicious! It’s healthy, rich in thiocyanate, and perfect for cold winter evenings