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Iron: An Essential Micronutrient

Lamb Curry with Potatoes (Iron + Vitamin C)  Photo by Cynthia Nelson

Hi Everyone, Last month, an article was published in Stabroek News (Friday, August 14) written by Guyana’s former Director of the Government Analyst Food & Drug Department, Marilyn Collins, titled – ‘Food Fortification & The Health of the Guyanese Population.’ In the article Ms Collins referenced the statistics of the most recent survey conducted in Guyana (in collaboration with the Pan American Health Organization PAHO) on iron deficiency anaemia.

Breadfruit Cou-cou

Bajan Eats Pt 4

Breadfruit Cou-cou Meal (Photo by Cynthia Nelson)

Hi Everyone, This is the last in the 4-part series of weekend Bajan eats. When one thinks of Cou-cou, the mind immediately focuses on cornmeal, the dish sometimes referred to as turn cornmeal (because of the constant turning/stirring that needs to take place to ensure that the cornmeal does not scorch or burn).