Hemophilia Federation of America is a national nonprofit organization that assists, educates, and advocates for the bleeding disorders community.
With summer just around the corner, we’ll soon be able to pull out those grills for our favorite outdoor meals. Whether you’ve got a taste for meat, fish, seafood, tofu or vegetables, grilling is one of the healthier cooking methods. Cooking food on a grill allows excess fat to drip away from the food, without […]
In an effort to make healthier food choices easier to understand, the U.S. Department of Agriculture created a simple and familiar visual, that would be easy to remember and use, a place setting. MyPlate is a reminder to find your healthy eating style and build it throughout your lifetime. Everything you eat and drink matters. The […]
Last week, the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture released the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans is a trusted resource for evidence-based nutrition recommendations and serves to provide the general public, as well as policy makers and health professionals with the information they need to help the public make informed choices […]
The holidays are upon us, and staying healthy during this season can be challenging. While this is true for the general population, it is especially important for individuals with hemophilia or other bleeding disorders. We understand the importance that activity and a healthy diet play in maintaining an ideal weight and decreasing the number of bleeding episodes […]
Show Us Your #HFAStrong Kids! The holidays are upon us once again! Tis the season for recipe cards coming out of the cabinets, eating, regular trips to the grocery store, eating, healthy New Years resolutions and yes, eating! Do you have a budding chef or nutrition expert in your home? Do they like to see themselves […]
The crisp fall air means its time to pull out the slow cooker and whip up those comfort foods that leave us feeling warm and toasty. It is important to keep in mind healthy eating when reaching for the comfort food recipes which can often be high in fat and sodium. A healthy diet includes the […]
One of the best ways to get kids to eat healthy is to start young and teach them how. Make healthy eating a lifelong habit from the start. Eating nutritious meals and snacks is so important to people with bleeding disorders. A variety of vitamins and minerals help support strong muscles and bones, and eating a […]
Proper nutrition, combined with safe and effective exercise, is especially important to maintain good health in people with hemophilia. It is so important to get the essential nutrients we need and even more important in an individual with a bleeding disorder. Developing strong bones and muscles can help reduce the number of bleeds an individual experiences and […]
For most of us the resolution is the same: Lose weight and get in shape. However the path to accomplishing these goals might look totally different for each of us. The most important thing is taking the first steps. Starting with small changes will help you to see progress. This in turn, will keep you […]
The summer markets are in full swing and healthy, fresh produce is in abundance just in time for National Farmers Market Week to be celebrated August 3rd through August 9th, 2014. Thousands of farmers markets across the country offer consumers fresh, affordable, convenient, and healthful products sold directly from the farm. More and more farmers […]
The financial strain of dealing with a bleeding disorder can be felt on many levels. It is not always easy to pay the medical bills and make ends meet. Summer time can be even harder for some families who are trying to eat healthy but are having a hard time putting food on the table. […]
It is hard to overstate the importance eating healthy. The food we put into our bodies has a direct impact on how we look, feel, and our health. For individuals with hemophilia or other bleeding disorders, eating healthy and maintaining a proper weight is especially important because it helps to protect their joints. Eating healthy is easy for some […]
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