Eat fish to boost your muscle growth

Fish on display at a market   When it comes to the “best” bodybuilding foods, chicken and beef are usually ranked ahead of fish. Besides canned tuna, the protein found in fish isn’’t as highly regarded as other types of meat. But we think seafood should get its due, considering it not only helps build […]

UNICEF: 1.4m IDPs in danger of cholera outbreak

The UNICEF has warned that the health and wellbeing of 1.4 million Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), including 350,000 children under the age of five, living in cholera ‘hotspots’ in North-east of the country could be in danger. UNICEF in a statement yesterday by the Chief of Communication, Ms Doune Porter, said the outbreak occurs as […]

What to know about gastroenteritis

It is an intestinal infection marked by watery diarrhoea, abdominal cramps, nausea or vomiting, and sometimes fever. The most common way to develop viral gastroenteritis — often called stomach flu — is through contact with an infected person or by ingesting contaminated food or water. If you’re otherwise healthy, you’ll likely recover without complications. But […]

How to handle teeth grinding in children

A woman recently approached me with a question concerning her son who is fond of grinding the teeth especially at night. This was first noticed by the older children who sleep in the same room with the boy. The mother also noticed this after  a few sleepless nights she had been monitoring him. Teeth grinding, […]