Quinoa Mixed with Chickpeas and Spinach Recipe

Looking for a simple recipe to up your iron intake, but don’t want to sacrifice time or taste?  Pack this quick cook dish − quinoa mixed with chickpeas and spinach − in your lunch and have your coworkers salivating! Added bonus? Quinoa, a tiny but powerful super grain, has twice as much fiber as many [...]

Gingerbread Smoothie

If you thought gingerbread was just a holiday classic, think again! This delicious treat can be enjoyed throughout the year to bring you a little extra iron whenever you need it most! Find the recipe here: http://bit.ly/1N7sC68 Want more tips and tricks? Click here: http://theironmaiden.ca/tips-tricks/

Let’s Talk Kids…

Children are our future, and we want to give them the best possible shot to be all they can be. However, you’d be surprised to find out that a good number of our young people are actually iron deficient! Based on small recent studies, it’s estimated that almost 12-64% of them are iron deficient! Is [...]

Iron Intake on Summer Weekends

Summer is here! Like me, I’m sure you’re ready to say goodbye to winter and finally enjoy the hot weather.  As we head into summer weekends, here are some ideas on ways to enjoy the food, fun and sun while making sure you and your family are keeping up your iron intake. Enhance Absorption with [...]

Iron Deficiency: 5 Things You Should Do

When it comes to iron deficiency – everything from diagnosis to treatment – there are a few things that you should definitely do. So, without further ado, let’s get to the 5 Dos that can help you take control of this all-too-common (yet preventable) health issue.   When it comes to iron deficiency: DO: Know [...]