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Health Talk Radio Africa with Dr. Mary Mugambi

  • Male fertility: improve your chances at conception

    27 FEB 2023 · Male fertility is a taboo topic around Africa. Men also feel the ticking biological clock but are unable to talk about it. Male fertility can be lowered by tobacco, alcohol, over the counter drugs, recreational drugs and heat from different sources. Numerous ways for men to improve their fertility and succeed at conception are available. Small changes in diet, exercise, lifestyle can mean the difference between fatherhood and childlessness.
    14 min. 49 sec.
  • Moringa. A versatile super food and medicine

    18 FEB 2023 · Moringa, is rich in vitamins A, B, C, riboflavin, nicotinic acid, folic acid, beta carotene, pyridoxine, iron, calcium, phosphorus, copper and protein. For centuries Moringa has been used to fight infections, stomach ulcers, allergies, fevers and as a pain killer. Moringa is effective antibacterial agent against bacteria such as staphylococcus aureas and vibrio cholera. All parts of the Moringa plant are edible. Fresh leaves can be cooked as vegetables. Dried leaf powder can be added to sauces, curries, casseroles, plated food and make herbal tea. Dried Moringa flowers make great herbal tea. When added to food, Moringa greatly increases the nutritional value of the food. Moringa is indeed a super food and medicine    
    13 min. 18 sec.
  • Hibiscus. A secret pharmacists do not want you to know.

    3 FEB 2023 · Hibiscus, a beautiful flower has been used for centuries for its numerous health benefits. The powerful phytochemicals such as flavonoids and carotenoids have medicinal properties. Hibiscus reduces inflammation, blood pressure, high blood glucose, anaemia, cholesterol and many more. Powerful antioxidants also reduce damage in body cells. A daily dose is all that is needed.
    17 min. 50 sec.
  • Cancer fighting nutrients from roadside fruit vegetable vendor

    21 GEN 2023 · The roadside fruit and vegetable stall has numerous cancer fighting nutrients. The more bright red, orange, purple, green, yellow and white coloured fruits and vegetables s on your plate, the more anti-cancer nutrients you get. Anti-cancer nutrients such as lycopene, beta carotene, Anthocyanins, polyphenols, flavonoids are easily recognizable in common fruits and vegetables. To get the optimum benefit, one has to follow the guideline of “5-a day.”
    13 min. 35 sec.
  • Water IS Life, Drink Enough

    14 GEN 2023 · Water is life. But getting the required amount can be difficult for many people. They get bored of bland tasting water. Young and old, everyone needs water. How much water do you really need? Once you get water, South of the Sahara, always assume it is not clean. How do you handle the water before drinking or cooking? Drinking plain water can be boring. There are endless ways to get water to taste great and not bland. One just has to be creative. Infusing herbs, spices and even adding pieces of fruit into water, entices one to take the next sip of water.Water is life. But getting the required amount can be difficult for many people. They get bored of bland tasting water. Young and old, everyone needs water. How much water do you really need? Once you get water, South of the Sahara, always assume it is not clean. How do you handle the water before drinking or cooking? Drinking plain water can be boring. There are endless ways to get water to taste great and not bland. One just has to be creative. Infusing herbs, spices and even adding pieces of fruit into water to entice one to take the next sip of water.
    14 min. 41 sec.
  • Baobab, World’s Most Nutritious Fruit.

    6 GEN 2023 · Foreign multinationals are uprooting mature baobab trees in Eastern Africa transplanting in their own countries. Why? The baobab is green gold. Baobab fruit is the most nutritious in the world with highest concentration of antioxidants and vitamins. The health benefits are many. The leaves are edible and equally nutritious. The bark and roots all of great commercial value. Baobab flowers, fruits and leaves have great medicinal value and have been used in traditional medicine for hundreds of years. The tree is fireproof, can withstand wild fire and deep freezing weather. Best part, they can live for thousands of years. This is green gold for many generations. The multinational companies have discovered they can make a tidy profit from Africa’s giant trees.
    21 min. 59 sec.
  • GEOPHAGIA – EATING SOIL

    28 AGO 2021 · Why do people crave and eat soil or clay. Pregnant women say they eat soil because it reduces nausea, it is rich in iron which they need. Others say the soil smells and taste delicious. The more they eat the soil, the more they crave it. Eating soil or clay, can cause problems such as anaemia and intestinal obstruction. Soil does not contain any iron neither does it reduce nausea in pregnancy. The soil that is been eaten many be a source of intestinal worms. Despite these, many people will continue to eat soil. Even the local open air markets throughout the African continent sell stones and clay chips to people. Africa has a big market for clay chips. There is a solution to get rid of the craving for soil or clay. A local African solution that is low cost and readily available. A delicate recipe of millet, amaranth seeds and dried termites completely gets rid of the craving. If termites are not available, a mixture of millet and amaranth seeds will do. Other insects can be substituted for termites. This is an essential podcast for anyone craving soil or clay.
    33 min. 29 sec.
  • Nutritionists create your own jobs, society needs you.

    14 AGO 2021 · Africa needs nutritionists, but where are they? Why do so many nutrition and dietetic students end up doing jobs they did not train in? Why do so many nutritionists and dietitians stay jobless for many years? Yet others find or create their own jobs and go on to have successful, fulfilling careers. Nutrition quacks give the public wrong information, promising quick fixes to health problems as they convince people to buy into their products. Quacks laugh all the way to the bank. The African continent is gasping for nutritionists and dietitians. Nutritionists and dietitians are in great demand to deal with malnutrition, food insecurity, non-communicable diseases, sports nutrition, school-feeding programs, health education, wellness programs, advocacy, food industry, mass media and even national policy making. But they are conspicuously missing. Thousands of nutrition graduates are seeking formal employment, waiting for a salary. Yet the field is wide open for them to easily create their own jobs. Opportunities are many. World renowned Professor of human nutrition, discusses how nutritionists and dietitians can create their own well paid jobs. An inspiring and revealing podcast.
    36 min. 52 sec.
  • Psychological Help for the Teenage Mother after baby arrives

    11 LUG 2021 · Across the African continent teenage pregnancies have skyrocketed. After the teenage mother gives birth, what is next? In the African continent, she is usually stigmatised, isolated and terrified. The community judges her daily. Few give help. In this podcast we explore what is next for teenage mothers. How do we help them psychologically? In a candid discussion with renowned psychologist, Dr Josephine Kinya, we discuss how to help the teenage mother from five different angles: the African community, parents of the teenage mother, religious institutions, the school setting and the teen mother herself. A unique and thought provoking podcast.
    1 h 1 min. 54 sec.
  • Sexual assault, help the child recover

    4 LUG 2021 · In African communities sex, rape, sodomy and incest are very taboo topics. How does a child recover from rape, sodomy or incest when these topics are discussed in whispers behind closed doors, as the problem festers. As the CORVID pandemic ranges on, there is an epidemic of child defilement across the African continent and around the world. After the sexual assault, the psychological wound is far deeper and painful than the physical one. How can you psychologically help a child who has been defiled? Is it possible for a child to completely heal after rape, sodomy or incest? Yes, if help is given early. Find out how by listening to this part 2 discussion with Dr Josephine Kinya on how to heal the trauma caused from rape, sodomy or incest.
    32 min. 38 sec.
Dr Mary Mugambi hosts Health Talk Radio Africa which tackles health & nutrition issues affecting African people, offering practical solutions.
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