Eating for Health: Dietary Choices that Impact Bleeding

Ever wonder if certain foods trigger nosebleeds? Lisa Mannik, Registered Dietitian in the division of respirology at St. Michael’s Hospital HHT Centre in Toronto, Canada, identifies common foods that can increase the bleeding risk in HHT patients. She also discusses food sources of iron and identifies dietary factors that enhance or inhibit iron absorption, as well as dietary strategies to help manage the side-effects of oral iron supplements. The presentation is followed by a live Q&A session.