MINISTRY OF HEALTH GUIDELINES ON COVID-19 MANAGEMENT

Considering that the covid-19 disease has now been classified as a pandemic we are taking precautionary measures. All Kenyans should observe the following:  Read More>>


MAINTAIN A HEALTHY DIET DURING COVID 19 PANDEMIC

The covid-19 pandemic has caused a lot of changes in our daily lives. However, it is possible to maintain a healthy lifestyle during this difficult time. All Kenyans should follow the Ministry of Health guidelines on covid-19 management to protect against covid-19 infection and transmission. Physical distancing and good hygiene are the best protection for yourself and others against covid-19.   Read More>>


HEALTHY SNACKING DURING COVID 19 PANDEMIC

When snacking cannot be avoided, select healthy snacks and consume in moderation to avoid excessive eating that leads to overweight and obesity

Being at home for too long can lead to excessive snacking, which could lead to overweight and obesity. All snacks should be healthy and consumed in small portions.
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PRESERVE FOODS AND AVOID FOOD WASTAGE DURING COVID 19

Households can maintain healthy eating during covid-19 pandemic by ensuring constant availability of nutritious foods. This can be achieved by prolonging the shelf life of perishable foods. This enables households maintain social distancing by reducing the frequency of market visits. Preserving foods also avoids food loss and saves money spent on food.
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ENERGY CONSERVATION AND TIME SAVING TECHNIQUES

These are techniques that help households save on fuel and time spent on cooking and fetching firewood/fuel. Reducing frequency of fetching firewood/fuel helps households maintain a social distance during the covid-19 pandemic. The techniques also reduce women workload thus allocating more time for childcare. The techniques also save on cost of fuel. The money spared can be used to purchase diverse foods leading to improved diet diversity and enhanced body immunity to protect and fight against disease.  Read More>>


SIMPLE TECHNOLOGIES FOR PRODUCING NUTRITIOUS FOODS DURING COVID 19 PANDEMIC

Households can maintain healthy eating during covid-19 by ensuring constant availability of nutritious foods at household level. This can be achieved through subsistent production of fast maturing nutritious foods using space and water efficient technologies. Own production reduces the need to frequency the market and hence enhances social distancing.  Read More>>


DRYING FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND MEATS DURING COVID 19 PANDEMIC

During rainy season, there are plenty of local vegetables in the markets and on our farms. The dark green local vegetables such as cowpeas leaves, pumpkin leaves, stinging nettle (thabai), managu, mitoo, terere and sukuma – wiki, are rich in vitamins and minerals that are important for boosting our body immunity to protect and fight against infection.
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