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Dr Mary Mugambi hosts Health Talk Radio Africa which tackles health & nutrition issues affecting African people, offering practical solutions.

Dr Mary Mugambi hosts Health Talk Radio Africa which tackles health & nutrition issues affecting African people, offering practical solutions.
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Kenya

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Dr Mary Mugambi hosts Health Talk Radio Africa which tackles health & nutrition issues affecting African people, offering practical solutions.

Twitter:

@nkmugambi67

Language:

English

Contact:

+254702169767


Episodes

“HELP, reduce my FGM complications.” - Getting help.

12/24/2018
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Have you ever wondered exactly what happens after the FGM cut? How is the girl or young woman affected? Can she ever enjoy sex? Where can she get help for all the physical complications she will suffer from? There are short term and long term complications from FGM. Reconstruction is now possible and can help an FGM victim feel whole again. In this frank, no holds barred discussion, with Dr Esho, a Sexologist, we tackle the taboo questions on what the FGM victim has to live with, sex after...

Duration:00:38:15

Building Strong Bones for Life

12/11/2018
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Few people think about their bones until they are well past 50 years of age. For one to have strong bones in old age, one must begin early, in childhood, by getting enough sun, eating a diet rich in calcium and vitamin D. After the skeleton stops growing in late teenage years, the young adult has to continue eating well in-order for his or her bones to reach their Peak Bone Mass. After 30, the bones begin to decline slowly, later gaining momentum. Find out how to avoid bone problems later in...

Duration:00:34:52

Living positively with HIV, Delaying Full Blown AIDS – Part 2

11/2/2018
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Have you ever wondered how many people living positively with HIV keep their food safe, avoid any food-borne illnesses, even though they are prone to these illnesses. Have you ever wondered how they deal with the numerous side effects of antiretroviral medication? What supplements do they take when needed? Find out what to do to maintain great health after a positive HIV test and how to delay the onset of full blown AIDS.

Duration:00:42:45

Living positively with HIV, Delaying AIDS - Part 1

11/2/2018
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Have you ever known someone for many years, then they surprise you by stating that they are “living positively with HIV?” Then you wonder, how they have kept their health in tip top shape? Exactly how do they make sure that every bite of food they eat is packed with the most nutrients? Find out what to do after a positive HIV test, how to pack nutrients into each plate of food, avoid the dreaded weight loss so common in HIV infected people and delay AIDS.

Duration:00:31:15

Pregnant teenagers abusing alcohol and drugs. The Ugly truth. Episode 2

9/14/2018
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A pregnant teenager can be a burden to the affected family and the community. A pregnant teenager who consumes alcohol and illicit drugs puts her growing foetus in danger. Infants exposed to drugs while in the womb suffer from many ailments. Their growth and development is interfered with. Once born, there are withdrawal symptoms, others die before one month. Those who survive can die of sudden infant death or continue to have behavioural problems as they grow. This podcast has important...

Duration:00:29:23

Teenage pregnancy, a constant problem, but 1st let us feed the teenager well.

8/31/2018
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Pregnant teenagers have little or no resources, have little education, no skills for employment and no access to health. A pregnant teenager becomes a burden to the affected family and the nation at large. All around Africa, the public ends up footing the health care bill for pregnant teenagers and their new-born infants. The bill is even higher when there are complications, which is often. To help the teenager, we need to feed them well so they can gain weight. How much weight does a...

Duration:00:35:57

Outsmart the silent killer of High Blood Pressure with simple steps - Episode 2

8/12/2018
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Many people don’t know they have blood pressure or ignore, it because it has no physical symptoms. Many people make terrible choices at breakfast and lunch. Learn how to outsmart the silent killer with few simple steps by rediscovering traditional African starchy vegetables as a substitute for poor breakfast choices. In addition, avoid the trap of fast food restaurants with a packed lunch, and minimal or no alcohol to bring down the blood pressure.

Duration:00:23:58

Outsmart the Silent Killer of High Blood Pressure - Episode 1

8/5/2018
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Blood pressure, alias, the silent killer, kills millions of people around the world – silently. Many people don’t know they have blood pressure or ignore it because one cannot feel anything. To tame the silent killer, one needs to follow a low salt diet, which many think is a life sentence to a bland tasteless food. That is not true. Learn to recognize the hidden salt traps at the supermarket, a simple way to cook without salt and rediscover the joy of herbs and spices. In addition, learn...

Duration:00:42:35

Cancer Episode 1: Fight the treatment side effects with food

7/27/2018
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After a cancer diagnosis, treatment usually includes surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Each treatment causes different side effects to different people, even on the same person. Each side effect can be tackled with different food, cooking methods and timing of meals. In this 2 part series, find out how to deal with different treatment side effects.

Duration:00:38:54

Cancer Episode 2: Win the battle against treatment side effects plate by plate.

7/27/2018
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After a cancer diagnosis, treatment usually includes surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Each treatment causes different side effects to different people,even on the same person. Each side effect can be tackled with different foods, cooking methods and timing of meals. In this 2 part series, find out how to deal with different treatment effects using food.

Duration:00:28:02

Increase the weight of a thin or malnourished child, the healthy way

7/4/2018
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The negative effects of hunger on a child lasts a lifetime.The cost of hunger rans into milllions. The , effects of hunger are not just stunted and wasted children, but include underperformance in school, repetion of classes and even a reduced national workforce.This program gives suggestions on how to prevent the effects of malnutrition from the kitchen table. Learn how to increase nutrients in everyday foods, so that no matter how little a child is able to eat, it is as nutritious as...

Duration:00:35:47

Worms cause anaemia and low weight in children. How to protect your child

6/11/2018
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Intestinal worms are so common in children in Sub-Sahara Africa. Worms cause anaemia and low body weight. Worms’ eggs hatch with 24 hours after an infected person defects on the ground. After the eggs hatch, they develop into larvae which pierce the skin on the child’s foot, travel to the lungs, up to the throat, where they are swallowed. The larvae then hook themselves to the small intestine. That is when the child’s health problems begin. Find out how to prevent worms from infecting your...

Duration:00:38:26

Africa's elderly face malnutrition, poor health and isolation. What do we do?

6/4/2018
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Africa's elderly are facing health problems brought on by poverty or low income, limited access to health facilities. Due to poor eating habits, they eventually develop diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiovasular disease among many health ailments. gets tips on how to cope with ageing changes in taste and smell, declining energy levels, bone density, eating problems due to tooth loss, digestion problems, constipation and dehydration.

Duration:00:40:43

Children also get constipated

6/3/2018
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Just like adults, infants and children get constipated. This is totally preventable and treatable. The approach to dealing with constipation caused by poor diet is similar in both infants and the older children. Listen to this podcast and get practical solutions to prevent constipation for good.

Duration:00:41:30

Basic Truth About Dietary Supplements

5/18/2018
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Dietary supplements should be taken with caution. Find out who should take a multivitamin-mineral supplement. Find out how to select the best one for yourself, how to avoid toxicity levels, recognize the first signs of trouble, how to recognize a genuine brand from a fake one and the marketing gimicks.

Duration:00:29:04

Honey, Nature's wonder

5/11/2018
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Honey. It is a natural sweetner, has medicinal properties and a crucial cooking ingredient. It has many health benifits. Find out the some of the health benifits and uses of honey.

Duration:00:34:10

Small changes overhaul poor eating habits

5/11/2018
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With very little money, one can over haul a poor diet and terrible eating habits to get their health back.

Duration:00:35:27

Return of Rickets

5/11/2018
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The African continent experiences sunshine year round . Yet rickets are back with a vengence. The problem is totally preventable. Find out the reasons why rickets are back among children and adults, and what the practical solutions are.

Duration:00:38:00

Obesity in Children

5/11/2018
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The people of Africa suffer from malnutrition, there is both under nutrition and overnutrition. In the urban areas, there is a growing number of obese children. The numbers are increasing at an alarming rate. Find out why this new phenomenon is taking root, and what we can do about it.

Duration:00:33:45