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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It is all about a positive attitude and mutual respect – Domestic Assistants/Employee relationship: an interview with Trizzer Kimani, Managing Director, Nani Employee Leasing Company

During the month of February 2018, one of the wellness focus areas for “Wacha niKwambie’’ blog was the relationship that we have with our domestic assistants. Here in my home country Kenya, the most commonly used professional terms for domestic assistants are; househelps, maids, auntie, domestic managers and nannies. The blog’s founder and lead writer, Elizabeth “Kwambie” Nyambane had the opportunity to interview the managing director of the pioneer in

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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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I will instill Discipline in my child!

The Cambridge online dictionary defines DISCIPLINE as follows; discipline noun (TRAINING) training that makes people more willing to obey or more able to control themselves, often in the form of rules, and punishments if these are broken, or the behaviour produced by this training: the ability to control yourself or other people, even in difficult situations: Maintaining classroom discipline (= control of the students) is the first task of every

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WHAT SCHOOL SHOULD MY CHILD ATTEND

Next to making the decision to have a child, as a parent or guardian the next probably most important decision is what schools the child will attend. Though different factors should be put into consideration from nursery school up to university level when making the decision there are some that are common right from preschool to college or university level: Teaching methods used and academic programs offered. While some schools

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I want my child to succeed in school

The following conversation happens in Masomo Bora Academy, a leading academy in Kisii County Kenya that offers education from primary to high school. Kwambie is excited to meet  Mr.  Elimu Juma the teacher in charge of discipline and academic affairs in the school. Kwambie’s son – The Champ has just embarked on his primary school education and she is keen that he gets the maximum from school. Kwambie: Happy New

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