GLOBAL CRISIS: THE MICRO NUTRIENT DEFICIENCY

As African countries transition from low income economies into middle income ones there has been a rise in the number  of health challenges these economies are facing. Increasingly we are seeing a rising number of individuals with non communicable lifestyle conditions like heart attacks,cancer,diabetes and other respiratory diseases like asthma on the rise. Individuals living…

NUTRITION IN YOUR 3RD TRIMESTER

Finally it is week 28 and you have kicked into your third trimester. What do you eat….? Find out if you have been eating well during your first and second trimesters. First let us get to understand what happens during this time. Your body is storing fat to help in your body’s growth as well…

NUTRITION IN YOUR 2ND TRIMESTER

Amazing things happen to your body body in your second trimester which covers week 13-week 28. Read more on pre – pregnancy nutrition and your first trimester here and here. Your blood flow will increase by at least 50 % ,that is why you need extra iron. The 300 extra calories you need daily……that is…