Nutrition for Pregnant Women

What a woman eats and drinks during pregnancy is her baby’s main source of nourishment. So, Nkateko Amin Consultant Dieticians recommend that a mother-to-be choose a variety of healthy foods and beverages to provide the important nutrients a baby needs for growth and development. A pregnant woman needs more calcium, folic acid, iron and protein than…

Feeding options for children

One of the most important choices you need to make as a new mum is how you will feed your baby. It’s a good idea to have a think about this well ahead of time, so you’ll be ready once your baby is born. What are the options? Experts recommend that babies are exclusively breastfed…

Sport and exercise

Sport and exercise or physical activity can improve your health and reduce the risk of developing several diseases like type 2 diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease. Physical activity and exercise can have immediate and long-term health benefits. Most importantly, regular activity can improve your quality of life. A minimum of 30 minutes a day can…