Hemophilia Federation of America is a national nonprofit organization that assists, educates, and advocates for the bleeding disorders community.
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 […]
It can be hard to stay on track with diet and exercise when the temperatures plummet. It is a good idea to have a plan in place for indoor activities like climbing the stairs, chair yoga, or an exercise video. Keeping the refrigerator stocked with lean proteins, and nutrient dense vegetables will help with clean […]
Last week the CDC reported that 9 in 10 kids, 2 to 18 years old, don’t eat enough vegetables. And, many of the veggies they do eat are fried, white potatoes. It is so important for growing bodies to get the essential nutrients they need and even more important in an individual with a bleeding […]
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 […]
HFA’s Symposium provides an opportunity for children with bleeding disorders and their siblings to come together for fun and play. There is also opportunity for the FitFactor team to provide education and fun regarding healthy eating and physical activity. At this year’s Symposium each family of a 5-12 year old was given a complimentary copy […]
When the frigid temperatures or a bout of the flu or a cold has you down, pamper yourself with an easy but classic bowl of chicken noodle soup. This soup is low in sodium, but rich in vitamins and protein. Whole wheat noodles add an additional benefit of fiber. A bowl of this comfort food […]
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