Anemia is an invisible disease. Although it affects four out of ten Peruvian children under three years, very few of them experience any symptoms. Among high-risk groups are also pregnant women and adolescent girls, especially since the onset of menstruation. Today, for example, 22.7% of Peruvian women of childbearing age and 29% of pregnant women suffer from this disease, according to the Ministry of Health and the Observatory of Anemia.
Thus, anemia has become a public health problem with consequences on the quality of life of people and even in the economy of the country. The new strategies of the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Social Inclusion Progress has been made in prevention, but it is imperative to remember that since households can fight this disease, fulfilling discards, promoting breastfeeding and maintaining a diet balanced and nutritious.
Food is key in this task, so the classic cookbook "What cook today?" Nicolini, an icon in Peruvian cuisine since its launch in the 70s, is back with a special edition to prevent and combat anemia. The publication will include 25 delicious recipes inspired by the original recipe and rich in iron inputs, reviewed by specialists from the Ministry of Health.
As in the classic version, this edition will have several alternatives entries such as the avocado stuffed with anchovies, or delicious breaded chicken gizzards with bramble coliflor-, soups, lunch boxes and seconds like the chili horse mackerel, quinoa atamalada the stuffed potato with sangrecita and guisos- different options, plus cooking tips and nutritional advice.
The best? The cookbook will be distributed free with the newspaper El Comercio in Lima Metropolitana; and national level, with the Daily Mail (in regional editions of Tumbes, Piura, Lambayeque, Chimbote, La Libertad, Ica, Huancayo, Ayacucho, Huancavelica, Huanuco, Arequipa, Tacna, Puno and Juliaca).
Do not forget: the November 17 Claim your cookbook and discover some of their classic dishes, which can now help fight anemia every taste.