Cereal Swahili Name Maize / Corn Mahindi Barley Shayiri Bullrush Millet Wimbi Millet Mtama Oats Oti / Shayiri Rice Mchele (husked) / Mpunga (unhusked) /… Read More »Swahili Names for Common Cereals & Legumes
It’s estimated that over 10 million of the Kenyan population suffer from poor nutrition and chronic food insecurity. One of the measures put in place… Read More »Food Fortification and Some of its Challenges in Kenya
Previously, we looked at some misconceptions surrounding the use of microwaves, specifically the cancer claim together with the often shared “phone test”. Today’s article is… Read More »Does Microwave Cooking affect the Nutritients in Food?
Plastics, thanks to their cheap availability, can be found almost everywhere nowadays. One such place is in our foods. From packaging, serving to even warming… Read More »Why You Should Avoid Plastics When it Comes to Food
Information on what is regarded healthy eating is both wide and varied — from traditional wisdom that has been passed down across generations, recommendations from… Read More »The Healthy Eating Plate Guide Revisited
Breakfast is usually the first meal of the day and as such is the most important. The word itself comes from the phrase “breaking the… Read More »Beyond Tea & Bread: Getting a Healthy Kenyan Breakfast
Cabbage is a quite popular vegetable, ranking up high alongside kales and spinach. They come in many varieties including green, white and red (purple) cabbages.… Read More »The Nutrition Value and Health Benefits of Cabbage