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Stop The Pain Before It Starts!

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.

Recipe: Tuna Croquettes with Rice and Veggies

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!

Creating Daily Rituals

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.

T-Boz and Sickle Cell on the Doctors show

TBoz talks about sickle cell on the Doctor's Show on TV, and gives suggestions on how to improve your sickle life via diet.

Constipation and Sickle Cell

Pain meds can lead to constipation. Keep your bowels running smoothly with a few tips from other warriors just like you.

Diet For Sickle Cell Anemia

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.

Recipe: Lentil Chili…Yum!

I made this last night, and it was delicious! It's healthy, rich in thiocyanate, and perfect for cold winter evenings

Kale Chips: The New Potato Chips

For those of you with salty cravings (like me), this is one of the best snacks that you don't have to feel guilty about later. Bye potato chips, hello kale!

Pesto Potato Salad with Green Beans

This is one of my favorite potato salad recipes. The pesto adds a nice unexpected flavor....a surprise for your tastebuds!

Roasted Beets—Yum!

As you are well aware, Beets are one of the foods rich in thiocyanate, a protein that helps prevents cells from clumping together. Beets aren't my favorite thing to eat, but this recipe has me going back for seconds.
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