Living Well with Hemochromatosis: A Healthy Diet for Reducing Iron Intake, Managing Symptoms, and Feeling Great (Paperback)
A Dietitian-Approved, Customizable Food Plan to Combat Iron Overload Also known as "iron overload" or "bronze diabetes," hemochromatosis is one of the most common genetic disorders in the US. With no known cure and life-sapping symptoms, such as fatigue, joint pain, heart abnormalities, and skin discoloration, it can lead to very serious medical conditions and is without question a life-altering diagnosis. Living Well with Hemochromatosis is a friendly guide to taming your symptoms by taking total control of your diet. It offers an easy-to-understand overview of micronutrients, tips and tricks for identifying high-iron foods and limiting absorption, stories from others living with hemochromatosis, and simple and delicious recipes. From carnivores to vegans, this book offers something for all lifestyles. Recipes span from salads, side dishes, entrees, and smoothies, each with nutritional analysis.
About the Author
Anna Khesin is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Dietitian Nutritionist who is on a mission to awaken an appetite for healthy living in others. Her experience spans from the clinical, corporate, private, and community settings, leading to a keen interest in disease states in which nutrition plays an important role. In addition to her work as a high-risk nutritionist at a public health nutrition program for women, infants, and children in Brooklyn, NY, Anna counsels a wide array of patients in a private practice setting in Edgewater, NJ. She graduated from Queens College with a bachelor's degree in family and consumer sciences and completed her dietetic internship through Long Island University, Post campus. Anna lives in North Bergen, New Jersey.