Halloween is near and may it be spooky!!
Iron’s fun-C schmancy deal
Is the best-delivered vitamin C also the best iron supplement companion? Hell, NO!
Getting the bang for my iron
We want the best we can get for our money. Then why wouldn’t we ask for the most we can get out of our iron supplement?
The truth behind iron-rating
At some point I found myself searching for the right iron supplement. It wasn’t a matter of finding the “best” product on the market. I didn’t need the best iron on the market, I needed the right iron supplement for myself at that point in time.
First, do no harm!
Anemia is a constant erosion. Would you build your house on sand?
Anemia and cancer: a tango takes two
“Is there any relationship between anemia and cancer?”
The iron, the spinach, and Popeye the Sailor
It turns out that Popeye the Sailor was designed to gain his strength from spinach because 150 years ago the German chemist Eric von Wolf miscalculated the actual amount of iron in a spinach serving! His miscalculation led to the belief that spinach provided 35mg of iron per serving, an amount unequaled by any other … Continue reading The iron, the spinach, and Popeye the Sailor
Daring to share
You’d think that having one iron deficient child, will be a good lesson to prevent the second child from running into the same nutritional deficiency problem. Yeah, right! It took me several years to figure out how my youngest one became iron deficient despite feeding him right and giving him children’s multivitamins with iron.
Could ADHD be iron deficiency anemia?
Too many mothers think their children suffer from ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). Some decide to medicate their children with amphetamine or other stimulants. As a mother, I lived through the slashing feedback of various experienced teachers. They thought my kids, too, had to be evaluated for ADHD and I felt vulnerable in making my … Continue reading Could ADHD be iron deficiency anemia?