Obesity among young adults is on the rise. This cases may start as early as from childhood, teenage years or even at the onset of… Read More »Increase in Cancer Among Obese Young Adults and the Poor
Eating fruits is very essential to our bodies. They along vegetables are the main providers of vitamins and minerals. Consuming a variety of fruits supplies… Read More »Why You Shouldn’t Wait Too Long to Drink Your Fruit Juices
Food spoils occurs fastest when food is cooked. This is because the nutrients are exposed to more of the spoilage bacteria in this state. The… Read More »How Long Should Cooked Food be Refrigerated?
Purple Mangosteen is a tropical fruit native to South East Asia that has in recent times become the basis for a new weight loss supplement.… Read More »Does Purple Mangosteen Really Help in Weight Loss?
Consumption of roasted meat (locally known as nyama choma) is prevalent in our restaurants and bars (choma base). High consumption is seen during the weekend… Read More »High Intake of Roasted Meat May Increase Risk of Cancer
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It’s a common sight in the streets of most urban towns in the country to encounter vendors selling a variety of snacks on food carts.… Read More »On Why You Should Be Eating Less Processed Meats
Vitamin C is the one of antioxidants that we get from food that help our bodies prevent infection. Good sources of it include dark green… Read More »Fat and Vitamin C Interaction Increase Cancer Causing Agent
Red meat is the most consumed type of meat in the country. Of these, beef is most preferred and is readily available in most of… Read More »Unsafe Meat Preservative Used by Kenyan Butcheries
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are on the rise in middle and low income countries including Kenya. More commonly referred to as lifestyle diseases, a common sight… Read More »Supermarket Foods Contribute to Rise in Lifestyle Diseases