Category Health & Food

I need me some good manners: an Introduction to Etiquette

The Cambridge English Dictionary describes the word Etiquette as “the set of rules or customs that control accepted behaviour in particular social groups or social situations.” Etiquette varies across cultures, geographical locations and generations. For example what was considered good manners to ones great grandparents may not augur well with one today. What may be considered the expected norm in a given country may differ when one moves to a

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“Relax. Re-center. Rejuvenate.” Signs that you need to take a break and the importance of taking a break from your daily routine from time to time

The first five months of the year have been an exhilarating ride for me  both from a personal, professional and blogging front. Apart from the day to day routine of coordinating a home, and having my son transition into primary school other things begged for my attention. You see I belong to the sandwich generation we are smack in the middle of  taking care of younger and elderly dependents and

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Arorwet & Other Herbs – Menstrual and Digestive Herbs for Women

One cannot negate the sacred wisdom of our ancestors and how God gave us healing herbs, roots and trees. I have been on Arorwet for the past one and a half months and I have noticed reduced menstrual cramping, increased energy levels as well as reduction of my waist girth, commonly referred to as “pot”. Arorwet is manufactured by one of my friends from Alliance Girls’ High School, Kenya, a

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Wacha niKwambie Blog announced as Nominee and Voting Opens for the 2018 BAKE Awards

Dear esteemed readers of Wacha niKwambie blog, Since 2012, the BAKE Awards has recognized and awarded exceptional Kenyan bloggers in different categories every year. It is organized by the Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE).Wacha niKwambie blog is a proud member of Bloggers Association of Kenya. This year we are proud to be one of the five nominees in category 19 Best Lifestyle Blog. Thank you to all the readers, contributors

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ONE LAST WORD ON PHYSICAL EXERCISE

Physical exercise is very important irrespective of your age or gender. For the average adult it is recommended 75 minutes of vigorous activity per week and 150 minutes of moderate intensity activity per week. For one to be fully exercised so to speak, exercise should encompass the following four types of exercise; Aerobic exercise This is exercise that makes one breath harder, gets the heart rate up and targets the

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HEALTHY EATING LIFESTYLE: A KENYAN PERSPECTIVE – An Interview with Kepha Nyanumba, Consultant Nutritionist AAR Healthcare, Kenya

March 2018 is an exciting time in Wacha niKwambie blog. This month the blog is navigating the waters of Good Nutrition – Healthy Eating that is. This month the Wacha niKwambie blog is excited to have a one on one with Mr. Kepha  Nyanumba a registered Nutrition Consultant and a writer with over eleven years   experience in Food Nutrition and Dietetics  (FND). Elizabeth “Kwambie”: Thank you Kepha for giving the Wacha

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BENEFITS OF EXERCISE

Whether you consider yourself old or young or anything in between. Whether you are naturally fit or not. Whether man, woman, boy or girl- exercise is good for you. Exercise is great for our bodies and quality of life. Consider the following benefits of exercise; 1. Consistency in exercise combats health conditions and disease. 2. Helps in managing weight due to the calories burnt. 3.Improves mood and may give a

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FOODS THAT BOOST HEALTH IN TARGET BODY AREAS

Foods taken in their right proportions and portions are necessary for good health. However, there are certain foods that have superior nutritional benefits over others for targeted use in the human body. The following is a snap shot of the same: Foods that are rich in boosting body immunity citrus fruits e.g. oranges, lemons, lime, tangerines. Also garlic, ginger, brocolli, yoghurt, almonds, turmeric, green tea, papaya/pawpaw, kiwi, poultry e.g. chicken,

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FROM FLAB AT 40 TO FAB AT 40…….My journey to being a fitter me.

Last year began a vigorous campaign in my life, seven months – dabbed from flab@40tofab@40 to take charge of my life and get my healthier body back by my 40th birthday. Don’t get me wrong I have always loved my body shape, my chubbilicious self as I used to say then. I just needed to be fitter as being overweight predisposes one to many lifestyle diseases. My biggest asset –

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WHY I SHOULD LOVE MY BODY AND DIFFERENT BODY SHAPES FOR WOMEN

This past week my beloved Wellness and Inspiration blog, “ Wacha niKwambie” focussed on why we should love our bodies and dressing according to body shape for ladies. Beginning a month of focus in the blog dubbed, October 2017 – My body, my dress, my choice – a focus on dressing according to body shape and mandatory physical wellness checks for ladies and gents. However, one thing worth noting is

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