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BABY-LED WEANING: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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208 total views, 12 views today BY ANN MUNENE,NAIROBI,12TH MAY 2019-When you first start looking into giving your baby solids (or, let’s be real, hitting up Google for the right way to do it), odds are you read a lot about purees. And while soft, creamy mushes are still a popular way of introducing real food to babies, lately another tactic has been rising in popularity: baby-led weaning. But what is baby-led weaning? And how (and why) are parents taking this track when introducing solids to their children? Here’s what you need…

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10 Things Men Like in Women More Than Good Looks

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279 total views, 12 views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,11TH MAY 2019-While great relationships start with mutual attraction, in the long run the relationship is destined to fail if the couple lack compatibility. Curious to know what men truly look for when they want to enter a committed relationship? Here is a list of traits that are far more important than beauty.   1. A Sense of Adventure Men absolutely adore women who live life to the fullest. This includes a willingness to try new things and even take risks. Whether it’s going…

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10 Health Benefits of Bananas (SCIENTIFICALLY PROVEN)-Sponsored content

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674 total views, 12 views today BY GUEST WRITER ,NAIROBI,4TH APRIL 2019- Modern day life has its share of challenges most of which manifest inform of health complications.Do know that most lifestyle diseases can easily be eliminated by consumption of  a fruit? .Yes is the answer and a banana is the fruit in question.Read through this informative article about this miraculous fruit and you could just be the person your friend or family members have been waiting for to give them the good news. 1 – Are bananas fattening? Bananas are relatively…

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Lupita Nyong’o apologises for demonisation of disability in ‘Us’

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627 total views, 1 views today BY  ANN MUNENE,NAIROBI,2ND APRIL 2019-Lupita Nyong’o, Kenyan-Mexican actress, has apologised for attributing the voice of a demon-like character she played in the Jordan Peele directed film ‘Us’ to a larynx disorder. The 36-year-old actress said she never intended to demonise or mock the disorder. Lupita was heavily criticised when she told New York Times that Robert Kennedy Jnr, an American environmental attorney, who suffers from spasmodic dysphonia, inspired the character, ‘Red’ — an evil doppelganger character and the villain of the film. But in an interview with The View, the actress…

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How to deal with Depression

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768 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU/KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,17TH MARCH 2019-Today’s world has many pressures and issues that   people deal with or face on day to day basis that many times they find themselves depressed.Just like in many developing countries with alarming economic expectations from   the population,Kenya has not been left behind.From unemployment,marital problems,  insecurity,poverty ,disease among others, depression is real and inevitable. In the sprawling slums of Kibera Katwekera area we meet Martha Muthoni  who is a mother of four children struggling to raise her kids alone.She tells us…

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Its all congratulations as DP Ruto son Nick Ruto is admitted to the bar

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1,789 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,13TH FEB 2019-Congratulatory massages have been in plenty as deputy president William Ruto’s son Nick Ruto was being admitted to the Bar. Leaders and Kenyans went to social Media just to wish the new advocate all the best as he was officially given mandate to serve Kenyans in the ceremony led by chief justice David Maraga. His Father was the first to wish him the best of luck.”As you begin a career in the legal profession, may you stand true to your calling…

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Moses Kuria commends president Uhuru’s move to name Interior CS Fred Matiangi as patron of government projects

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3,072 total views, no views today  BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,23RD JAN 2019-Gatundu South lawmaker Moses Kuria on Wednesday commended president Uhuru Kenyatta’s move appoint Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi as supervisor of government projects. According to Kuria the move is the first constitutional change before a referendum. Kuria who has recently emerged as a key proponent of an expanded national executive with a Prime Minister and two deputies said on Tuesday Matiangi will assist President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto effectively run the government, amid reports that the move was a deliberate effort to…

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Is it Safe to Drink Little Alcohol While Pregnant?

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1,016 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI 7TH OCT 2018-Is a little drinking during pregnancy okay? The truth is the only safe level of drinking during pregnancy is not drinking at all. No safe level of maternal alcohol intake has been established. That being said, current studies show that moderate drinking has little to no effect on having a baby born with alcohol-related birth defects. Moderate drinking would be two mixed drinks a day or two glasses of wine a day or two beers a day.  The baby does…

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4 special ways to love your spouse

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944 total views, 1 views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,21ST ,SEPT,2018-Love is a key factor in a blissful marriage. Marriage cannot be sweet if love is absent. Many want to love but don’t know how to demonstrate it. Wives are commanded to love their husbands. “That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed”. Titus 2:4 The Bible emphasizes the need for men to love their wives because women find it easier to love their husbands. In many places in…

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How to deal with Constipation in pregnancy

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848 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,14TH SEPT 2018-Constipation is actually one of the more common symptoms that  affect   pregnant women. Many women though may not have an idea on how to deal with this problem. We have some proofed steps that can help you solve the issue. Start  with  simple therapeutic steps  which is among  a few tricks   available. Behaviors and water intake, and also just a bowel program that can definitely have a great impact on the ability to have bowel movements is another. And, as we…

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Is Drinking Alcohol Shortening Your Life?

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471 total views, 3 views today BY  JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,8TH SEPT 2018-The latest research sheds light on how classifying low or moderate drinkers appropriately is crucial for effective study results. Learn how or if this affects your after-work glass of vino. Is a glass of wine with dinner part of your healthy eating strategy? (Duh. 8 Reasons Why Wine Is the Best Thing Ever!) Well, new research suggests it may not be the healthy habit you thought it was. The authors argue that studies done on alcohol and health have design flaws. For…

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9 ways to detox your body and remain healthy,stronger and younger for long

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6,435 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,16TH FEB 2018-Our bodies manufacture tonnes of toxic products on a daily basis ,which are ejected either through sweating,excretion or urination. Human body can ingest  poisons through various ways some of them which are known such as mining,industrial waste,or through foods and drinks we consume on a daily basis.Poisons can also get into our bodies through different medicines we take to treat disease such as antibiotics. When your body accumulates high amount of poisons the situation can result to adverse health problems.Some of…

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How to effectively budget with limited resources during Christmas

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2,650 total views, 1 views today BY EURIDICE NZIOKA,21ST DEC 2017-Christmas season comes as a joy  to many families across the world for it is time for getting together as well as Merry making.But not all have an opportunity to enjoy this season due to limited financial resources a move that makes what was to be a happy moment turn out to be dull. Here are ways that can help in planing on a lean budget and still enjoy the Christmas and new year festivities. Work out how much you want to…

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6 Foods That Balance Your Hormones Naturally For Younger-Looking Skin

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2,303 total views, no views today BY EURIDICE NZIOKA,NAIROBI,24TH NOV 2017-We are all always struggling to make healthy food decisions. We believe that filling our bellies with salads and healthy foods is the trick, but then, there are also the dilemmas of exciting our taste buds. We take great care to pick out the least bitter vegetables, finding the best protein-based meals that are low in calories and high in healthy fats. We often steer clear of nuts because of their high calorie content, and make mindful calculations to provide ourselves…

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Outcry as WhatsApp temporarily goes down

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2,139 total views, no views today BY EURIDICE NZIOKA,NAIROBI,3RD NOV 2017-There was outcry in the country on Friday  after social media  app WhatsApp on Friday temporarily went down . The problem did not only affect Kenya but the rest of the world as well. The situation which lasted for close to   a half an  hour   found many Kenyan users an aware with most of them unable to communicate  with their friends and family. The messaging service initially appeared fine, with chats and contacts able to load. However, it could not send…

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This is how to prepare Juicy Roasted Chicken!

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2,555 total views, no views today BY EURIDICE NZIOKA,NAIROBI,16TH SEPT 2017-Many people would rather walk straight into that restaurant and order that juicy looking chicken. What they don’t know is that they can bake their own in the comfort   of their homes using very simple and affordable ingredients. We will show you just how easy it is to bake yours and enjoy with your family and never again ever think of going out!. Here is how: Ingredients 1 (3 pound) whole chicken, giblets removed salt and black pepper to taste 1…

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Find out the best way to cook Broccoli!

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2,987 total views, no views today BY EURIDICE NZIOKA,NAIROBI,18TH AUG 2017-Broccoli is one of the best type of vegetables with immense benefits to the body.Nutritionists world over have recommended that one should use it as part of their main dishes two to three time a week  due to its values on the body. But despite these values many people still shy away from this magical  vegetable variety   owing to many reasons one of them not knowing how to prepare  and cook it. We will show you the simple but easy way…

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The last opinion polls indicate Odinga and Uhuru are neck to neck

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2,185 total views, 2 views today BY EURIDICE NZIOKA,NAIROBI,1ST AUG 2017-The last two opinion polls from different research firms released  on Tuesday 1st AUG just a week to the elections indicate that  National Super Alliance (NASA) presidential candidate, Raila Odinga, and  Jubilee’s Uhuru Kenyatta  are neck to neck .However  the infotrak poll  puts Odinga  a head of Uhuru with  49 per cent of  popularity while Jubilee Party’s President Uhuru Kenyatta would garner 48 per cent of the votes if elections were held today. On the other hand Tunza Coalition presidential candidate Abduba…

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Basic facts about Cholera and how to stay safe!

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2,223 total views, 2 views today BY UPESINEWS REPORTER,NAIROBI,26TH JUNE,2017-The risk for cholera is very low for people visiting areas with epidemic cholera. When simple precautions are observed, contracting the disease is unlikely. All people (visitors or residents) in areas where cholera is occurring or has occurred should be aware of the basic cholera facts and observe five basic cholera prevention recommendations. 1. Drink and use safe water Bottled water with unbroken seals and canned/bottled carbonated beverages are safe to drink and use. Use safe water to brush your teeth, wash and…

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Want to get over a break up?,This is how.

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2,464 total views, no views today BY UPESINEWS LIFESTYLE TEAM,NAIROBI,24TH JUNE,2017-Every successful marriages in today’s    world  have their genesis in relationships. However it  is never easy for a relationship to overcome the hurdles that come along whenever two people of the  adults of opposite sex decide to walk together. In fact   many  relationship coaches say over 80 percent of first time and even second time called secondary phase of dating do not end up in marriages,most of them crumble and end. One of the outstanding  feature of a relationship…

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Want to keep ovarian cancer at bay,this is how.

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2,174 total views, 1 views today BY  UPESINEWS TEAM,NAIROBI,17TH JUNE 2017-One of the most feared modern diseases that affect Women  in today’s world is  ovarian cancer.This is because  chances of one recovering and leading a normal productive life including getting children is almost nil once one contracts it. Few cases of patients who have gotten the disease and  received total healing after treatment are few even though the number varies from one country to the other depending on how advanced medically the country is. Ovarian cancer vaccine But  what are are just…

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Find out the simple,safe and sure way to keep your Skin healthy and smooth and avoid wrinkles

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1,803 total views, 1 views today BY UPESINEWS LIFESTYLE TEAM,23RD DEC 2016-In a world where many environmental changes  come with numerous health hazards which greatly harm the skin,it is advisable that one takes time to look after their skin to ensure it is healthy,smooth and without wrinkles. In modern  times where one hardly have time to look  at their skin and take care of it,it easy easy to settle for anything don’t despair there is an easy way out.You can still pamper yourself by acing the basics. Good skin care and healthy…

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The inspiring way today’s woman can conquer her dressing room ‘demons’

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1,899 total views, no views today POSTED DEC 9,2016-Raise your hand if you can relate: You’re in the dressing room and everything feels wrong. The clothes that looked so great on the rack don’t flatter your body and the harsh, fluorescent lights accentuate every roll, wrinkle and bump. Before you know it, you’re stuck in a vicious cycle of negative thoughts about your appearance. Many  modern women face  a similar dressing room experience  daily .The big question is how do you turn the frustrating moment into something positive.? UPESI NEWS LIFESTYLE…

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Vogue says cleavage is now out of fashion and women are having none of it

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2,519 total views, no views today Vogue is taking the term “fashion bible” far too literally. The British version of the magazine has featured an article in its December issue on the “debate” (was there one?) about the end of cleavage. “Whatever happened to the cleavage?” they asked under the story by Kathleen Baird-Murray with the headline, “Desperately Seeking Cleavage”. They also went to the public with a Twitter poll asking, “is cleavage over?” But perhaps Vogue is forgetting that, unlike the fashion trends that they are so famed for reporting on, breasts – big, medium or small…

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