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Healthy Eating Hacks on a Budget in Kenya

Healthy Eating Hacks on a Budget in Kenya

When you ask people about their unhealthy eating habits, many confess the desire for proper nutrition but quickly complain that it is impossible on a budget. With little income supposed to feed a family, it is easy to choose junk food or avoid certain nutrients. This is a bad and untrue suggestion because healthy eating […]

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Tactics of Buying Fresh Food at the Market


All of us have been sent to the market to get some fresh vegetables and if we were honest there are times when our parents or spouses have scoffed at our choices. I always had a problem whenever my mother sent me on market duty as I had no clue on how to pick the […]

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5 Tips to Reduce the Cancer Risk Associated with Nyama Choma


Nyama Choma is a favorite for Kenyans and being the holiday season, we will certainly be firing up a charcoal jiko to facilitate its preparation. Roasting meat in this way has been an age old tradition for Kenyans who can’t resist the smell and taste of their favorite meat. Techniques may vary from one region […]

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5 Tips to Make Your Christmas Feast Healthy


It’s the festive season when all of us find a reason to go for greasy steaks, burgers, fries and any junk food we can lay our hands on. Unfortunately all that splurging only serves your taste buds leaving your entire body in utter chaos. Cholesterol, sodium and chemical preservatives used in fast foods clog arteries […]

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Kenya’s top 10 favourite fruits.


Last week we asked you, our loyal Facebook fans ( to tell us what your favourite fruit is. Well, a big thank you to those who tirelessly commented on our page. It seems that Kenyans are really great fruit lovers. We have compiled a list of the top 10 fruits that were the favourites among […]

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Holiday Eating – Some Tips on How to Survive


How prepared are you to survive the holiday season? For most of us, Christmas is a time for celebrations, parties and festivities that all involve eating and drinking. During this time of the year healthy eating flies out of the window. Even those who are usually moderate and careful eaters are tempted to join the […]

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Best Fruits and Vegetables for Weight Loss

Scottish Strawberries

Slimming superfoods are nutritional powerhouses that help build bones, prevent chronic diseases, improve your eyesight, and even keep your mind sharp. Who would ever want to eat anything else? Are you trying to lose weight? Now you can have your fruit and vegetables and your weight loss too. Most fruit contains excessive amount of natural […]

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How to Have a Healthy Heart – Start Today


Diet, sleep and fitness – this is how simple it is to begin right now to strengthen and protect your heart. Of course there are a few other issues, but you really can prevent heart disease by following a heart-healthy lifestyle. It is known that heart disease is a killer. It is one of the […]

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Pack a Healthy Lunch Box and Save Money


We are most tempted at our workplace to eat junk food. This is why it is important to pack a lunch box and save money while keeping healthy. You know how tempting it is to buy a sandwich or a pie or some cake from the vendor; how easy it is to pop into your […]

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Ten Best Foods that Burn Fat


  Imagine if we could live on mostly foods that burn fat? We would all have lovely slim bodies like Ajuma Nasenyana. But that is not realistic for most of us who always feel that we need to lose a little weight. And it is true that some fat burning foods are expensive and others […]

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Top 5 Healthcare Concerns to Kenyans

min of health

In lieu of the recent news reports of Kenyan doctors striking, we (My Health Kenya) decided to launch a healthcare-themed […]

How to maintain happiness in 10 easy steps

There are hundreds if not thousands of quotes about happiness but no matter how many words of wisdom our ancestors […]

How to help your child deal with teenage stress

Like anyone else, teenagers are faced with stressful situations all the time. Adolescence and self- discovery are just some of […]

Signs of Mental Illness

Mental illnesses are common but people are either too detached from reality or burying their heads in the sand to […]

What to do When Feeling Suicidal

Mental Health

Most people feel like committing suicide at one point in their lives but the difference is in how they deal […]

How to budget for Christmas


We all want to spoil our loved ones and buy gifts for Christmas, but our pockets sometimes wouldn’t allow this […]