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Health Talk Radio Africa

Health Talk Radio Africa with Dr. Mary Mugambi


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

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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... more

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... more

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... more

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... more

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,... more

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... more

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.... more

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... more

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... more

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