<strong>What Is Cholesterol?</strong>
Many people ask the question, what is cholesterol? It is an oil-based substance found in blood (though it does not mix with the blood, which is water-based) and in all cells of the body. It travels around the body in lipoproteins categorized as LDL and HDL. Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) is unhealthy or “bad” cholesterol. High-density […]
FIVE CHALLENGES OF DIABETES IN KENYA
Diabetes is a global epidemic affecting an estimated 382 million people worldwide.
10 TIPS TO STAYING HEALTHY DURING THE KENYAN WINTER
Keeping well hydrated during cold months ensures that the barriers used to protect your body from colds and flu are fully functional and completely intact.
Tips to Improve Your Blood Circulation
Would you believe that if we were to connect every capillary, artery, and vein in one adult, such that we link them in one continuous length; they would cover a distance of 100000 KM? That is enough to wrap around planet earth 2.5 times! Your blood covers a great distance while circulating to every part […]
5 Health & Fitness Books You Should Add to Your Reading List
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers. Everyone, if I could have your attention for a while, please? Thank you. Today, let’s go the bookish way. Let’s talk about health and fitness books that have invaluable information between […]
5 Ways to Boost Your Immune System During Lockdown
Now more than ever, it is important to keep a strong and healthy immune system As the world moves through this global pandemic, we are faced with a host of complexities from job losses and pay cuts to closed economies. This in turn has brought about more stress for many. With many countries implementing lockdowns, […]
World Health Day: The Dangers of Self-Diagnosis
Self-diagnosis is the process of playing doctor and identifying medical conditions in yourself. You analyze your symptoms, diagnose, and decide what the problem is without consulting a licensed medical practitioner. Does this sound like something you’ve done? The 7th of April is designated as World Health Day. Each year, this day draws attention to specific […]