August 2015

Healthy nutrition for teenagers and the elderly in a nutshell

Teenagers…… Need a healthy balanced diet because of growth and anticipated physical changes. Teenagers are advised to eat a variety of foods and cut down on foods that are high in fat, salt and sugar. Key nutrients for teenage diet are: Iron that helps form blood and can be obtained from red meet, green leafy vegetables. Sufficient iron ensures high energy levels and especially critical for girls who lose it

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Random muse on Passion and Attitude

In my final interview with a very senior executive to be a Relationship Manager for the Health Sector in the bank, I was asked whether I had any prior experience working in a bank, I mentioned explicitly that the farthest I had ever attempted to go into the intricacies of banking was when making bankers’ cheques for my MBA tuition, but I had solid contacts in the Health Sector which

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As she said, “Kwamboka – this juice is nutritious!’ – a tribute to Mummy

The writer at three months with her beloved mother – Mummy I like to imagine that my mother’s love for my healthy diet began long before I made entry into this planet. I can imagine her nourishing her pregnant self as my unformed body grew in her womb with a balanced diet of fruits and vegetables, starchy food, foods rich in protein and dairy foods. I imagine her steadily gaining

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“Thank you for your readership.”

      “Your readership is appreciated!” Kwambie Nyambane, August, 2015. Footnote The birds-of-paradise are members of the family Paradisaeidae of the order Passeriformes. The majority of species are found in New Guinea and its satellites, with a few in the Maluku Islands and eastern Australia. The family has 41 species in 14genera.[1] The members of this family are perhaps best known for the plumage of the males of the sexually dimorphic species (the majority), in particular the highly elongated and elaborate feathers extending from

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A journey through our kitchen – what men and women need to stock in their pantries

This month of August begins a  journey through Physical Wellness with a focus on Good Diet. If you are like me, sometimes you ask yourself whether you are optimizing your diet if not for yourself then for the good health of your family. This new month  we navigate through a healthy diet. A healthy diet helps one maintain a healthy weight, keeps one looking their best, helps support ones mood,

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A journey through our kitchen – what men and women need to stock in their pantries

This month of August begins a  journey through Physical Wellness with a focus on Good Diet. If you are like me, sometimes you ask yourself whether you are optimizing your diet if not for yourself then for the good health of your family. This new month  we navigate through a healthy diet. A healthy diet helps one maintain a healthy weight, keeps one looking their best, helps support ones mood,

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Selfie – Kwambie, skin and complexion check, start of focus on good nutrition month

Lets’s do this Kwambie, 1st August 2015.                                         Nairobi, Kenya, Africa.