Day: June 28, 2021

LET’S TALK NUTRITION – YOUTH INCLUSION IN NUTRITION: THE SUN MOVEMENT STORY AND THE NIGERIAN EXPERIENCE.

Hello Everyone! I guess you all are doing well today. On today’s topic, I will be taking us through the journey of the SUN (Scaling Up Nutrition) movement which is the major reason why I get to bring you amazing nutrition tips (The SUN movement actually deserves an accolade from […]

LET’S TALK NUTRITION – ADOLESCENTS & ANEMIA

Hey Hey! So, today’s discussion is centered on adolescents and anemia. Young people make up a greater percentage of Nigeria’s population (almost 70% according to ‘The Conversation’). It is important to educate them about nutrition issues.You may be wondering why I chose to write about anemia and that’s because there […]

LET’S TALK NUTRITION: Building a Healthy Nutrition Environment for Adolescents

Nutrition remains a key contributor to curbing infant and maternal mortality and morbidity, high cognitive development, decreased severity of diseases which adversely affects productivity in Nigeria. The country’s current childhood under-nutrition indicator puts stunting at 37%, wasting at 7% and underweight at 23% (NDHS, 2018) with about 2.6 million children […]

LET’S TALK NUTRITION: Preventing Overweight & Obesity in Adolescents

Heyyyy!!! This edition of my blogpost is on Obesity. Am sure you might be wondering why obesity? Well, it’s because obesity, a form of malnutrition is gradually becoming a public concern globally and Nigeria is not exempted. Let’s not forget that malnutrition occurs when a person does not have the […]

LET’S TALK NUTRITION – Promoting Adequate Nutrition & Physical Activity Among Adolescents

Hi, I’m back again but this time with something that I had to seriously make a part of my routine. It is very essential for the well-being of the body. Today’s blog is in two parts; adequate nutrition and the second part is physical activity. Both issues can never be […]