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Lupus Canada Contest Giveaway!

You have the chance to win a Lupus Canada swag package! All you have to do is follow us on facebook, “like” our page, tag three friends or more in the comments section and share the post! The winner will be announced on August 20, 2016.

Don’t forget to check out this month’s Let’s Talk […]

August 1st, 2016|Lupus News|0 Comments

Recipe Corner August

Smoked trout and summer bean salad
by Nicolaus Balla, Cortney Burns from Fine Cooking, Issue 13

INGREDIENTS
12 oz. (2-3/4 cups) green beans (or an assortment of string beans), string removed if tough, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1/2 cup sunflower seed or grapeseed oil, preferably unfiltered
4 cups cooked cranberry or cannellini beans (fresh, dried, or canned)
2 small or 1 […]

August 1st, 2016|Lupus News|0 Comments

Make your home lupus-friendly

In the heat of the summer you will want to stay in to avoid the sun’s rays. If you find yourself inside more often than not, it might be a good idea to make your home Lupus-friendly with features that make daily activities easier on your body.

Brace and replace! Little things can become big obstacles […]

August 1st, 2016|Lupus News|0 Comments

Dealing with Hair Loss

Losing hair is a difficult experience. Hair may drift off one strand or a handful at a time. Hair loss may occur because of Lupus itself, stress, or medication. If you find your hair is particularly fragile, try some of these suggestions to get a fresh look.

Make hats and scarves can be stylish additions to […]

July 1st, 2016|Lupus News|0 Comments

Cooling Summer Recipes July 2016

The meal recipes used by Lupus Canada have been reviewed and approved by Heather Penney, Registered Dietitian.

Chilled summer borscht

This cold, creamy beet soup is a great way to cool down and lighten up on an especially hot summer day. Beets contain betatines which may contribute to a healthy heart.

INGREDIENTS
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 medium red onion, […]

July 1st, 2016|Lupus News|0 Comments

Sun Safety

Summer fairs and festivals are abounding! Whether you pick a picnic in the park or choose to pick berries in the bushes, remember that you must not flirt too dangerously with the sun. People with Lupus have photosensitivity, or increased sensitivity to the sun, and need to adjust accordingly to avoid painful Lupus flares.

Here are […]

July 1st, 2016|Lupus News|0 Comments

June Recipe

Ingredients

200g green beans, trimmed, cut into 3cm pieces
olive oil cooking spray
500g beef scotch fillet steaks
2 x 400g cans cannellini beans, drained, rinsed
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
250g grape tomatoes, halved
50g reduced-fat feta cheese, crumbled
1/2 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons olive oil
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June 1st, 2016|Lupus News|0 Comments

Have you considered acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a component of traditional Chinese medicine that is associated with a trained acupuncturist sticking thin needles into the body at specific pressure points to relieve pain. In reality, the treatment can mean stimulation of acupuncture points throughout the body in various ways such as heat, herbs, magnets, and manual pressure. It is based […]

June 1st, 2016|Lupus News|0 Comments

Before it gets too hot…

June offers warm temperatures without the nuisance of humidity and bugs. Before the summer gets too sticky and hot, enjoy these outdoors activities to keep active and stay healthy! Always remember to take care of your sensitive skin. The sun may cause lupus flares, so wear a wide-rimmed hat, long sleeves and pants, and a […]

June 1st, 2016|Lupus News|0 Comments

My Lupus Story by Christine Harrietha

This is for everyone living with lupus – whether you were diagnosed fourteen years ago, today or you find out tomorrow. This is for everyone who feels like it won’t get better. This is for everyone who feels like lupus controls his or her life. And this is my story.

Lupus at thirteen years old was […]

June 1st, 2016|My Lupus Story|1 Comment