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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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If an infant is bottle fed, chances are high he/she maybe put to bed with a bottle to make him/her fall asleep fast. Putting an infant to bed with a bottle will lead to decayed baby teeth. The contents of the bottle are usually milk, infant formula, a... more

After giving birth, HIV+ mothers must face breast versus bottle feeding dilemma. Can an HIV+ mother safely give her infant breast milk? With right techniques, an HIV+ mother can safely feed her infant breast milk. There is also a place... more

Where does your child go to relief themselves? Poor sanitation leads to poor child growth. A child's growth is directly related to access to clean toilets, water and adequate disposal of human waste. Despite feeding well, a child's growth can... more

Quack nutritionists or imposters are in radio, advertisement, television, social media, even people close to you. Quacks are well camouflaged, convincing, destructive and profit driven. A quack sees your hunger for information, products... more

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

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