Tag: Healthy living

Child Nutrition Part 2: Here Are Some Nutrients Children Are Commonly Missing

Children need a balanced diet to grow healthy, but many times parents struggle with serving their children the type of nutritious meals they need. Here are some nutrients children are commonly missing. Lack of these can lead to various healthy challenges. Commonly Overlooked Nutrients Many people, especially doctors and other in the medical field, would…

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Elevated Stress Levels Directly Impact Others, Especially Our Children

Have you ever noticed that when someone is in a bad mood, it can cause your positive mood to skyrocket downhill rather quickly? Recent studies done by the Association for Psychological Science are showing that our mood does in fact affect those around us, especially our children. According to the study, babies who are exposed…

5 Lesser Known Facts About Malaria

Most people have heard of Malaria, a parasitic infection caused by a bite from an infected mosquito, but there are a few facts about this ailment that are not general knowledge. See how much you know about the most common parasitic infection in the world by reading our five fast facts now! 1. Before 1897,…

Today is World Health Day

The theme for World Health Day 2016 is “Beat Diabetes” – this is a worthy goal given that Diabetes is estimated to affect over 400 million people worldwide (approximately 9% of the world’s population). The prevalence of Diabetes has been rising more rapidly in low and middle-income countries such as Nigeria, and if this trend…

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World Tuberculosis Day Awareness

Top TEN Questions About Tuberculosis:   What Is Tuberculosis? Tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by the Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria. It primarily causes disease in the lungs, but can affect other body parts such as the spine. Most people with Tuberculosis do not have symptoms and are not infectious (Latent Tuberculosis), however approximately 10% of…

JCIN Ikeja Kick Lassa Fever Out Online Campaign

  Determined to bring joy and sensitize Nigerians and Africa in Diaspora about the deadly disease, “LASSA FEVER”, Junior Chamber International Nigeria, Ikeja THE LEGACY BUILDER, will on Friday January 29th, Join hands with renowned Nigerians and world health authorities to educate on good health and well being. The interactive segment is scheduled on Twitter…

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