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A nation struggling to carry its own weight: The obesity crisis

Close to a third of the adult population is overweight or obese, a study indicates. A majority of those who are overweight are women at 38 per cent.
By Dominic Omondi Jan. 19, 2022
Parents and pregnant women in China, Vietnam and the UK are exposed to “aggressive” formula milk marketing campaigns that breach global rules.
By Reuters Feb. 23, 2022
The Ministry of Health is working on a food safety bill that seeks to empower counties to conduct random tests on food in the market.
By Antony Gitonga Mar. 3, 2022
Kenya has a stunted growth rate of 26 per cent meaning the affected children have complications in both physical and intellectual development.
By Omelo Juliet Mar. 4, 2022
With no money, no food, and hungry children but alcohol at her disposal, Hascar made the tough decision: She gives her children alcohol instead of seeing them sleep on empty stomachs.
By Beldeen Waliaula Apr. 18, 2022
Malnutrition is attributed to poor feeding practices, lack of household food security, morbidity and declining livelihoods, some blamed on climate change.
By Mercy Kahenda Apr. 18, 2022
Drought in Marsabit County in northern Kenya has increased malnutrition to acute levels.
By Beldeen Waliaula Apr. 29, 2022
Breast milk is not only nutritious food, but also natural prophylactic medicine- dealing with the primary level of disease prevention, which is the most effective.
By Dennis Okeyo Jul. 31, 2022
The number of children at risk of malnutrition in the counties of Baringo, Kajiado, Kitui, Mandera, Marsabit, Samburu, Tana River, Tharaka Nithi and Wajir is increasing.
By Julius Chepkwony Aug. 23, 2022
Tea can be part of a healthy diet and people who drink tea may even be a little more likely to live longer than those who don’t, research says.
By Associated Press Aug. 30, 2022
Abdulswamad described staying fit and living a healthy lifestyle an addiction which simply becomes part of you.
By Diana Anyango and Standard Reporter Sep. 2, 2022
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