WHO drafts new guidelines saturated fat
By - dietcareghana editor

WHO drafts new health guidelines on saturated fat

  The World Health Organisation (WHO) launched an open  public consultation draft guidelines for intake of saturated fat and trans fat. The objective of these guidelines is to provide recommendations on the intake of saturated fatty acids and trans-fatty acids to reduce the risk of CVDs in adults and children. The online public consultation was opened : 04 May to 01

Healthy Ramadan : Staying Healthy
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A healthy Ramadan : Eating right and Staying Healthy

The holy month of Ramadan is the ninth month on the Islamic calendar and a significant month in which Muslims globally observe the obligatory month-long fasting, as decreed by Allah in Qur’an Sural al-Baqarah 2:183-185. The command by Allah to fast, its significance and the goal of fasting are enshrined in three verses of Surah Al Baqarah (183-185), hence the overwhelming seriousness

ICD 2020 - Capetown
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ICD 2020 : XVIII International Congress of Dietetics Slated for Cape Town, South Africa

  XVIII International Congress of Dietetics. Cape Town, South Africa The Association for Dietetics in South Africa (ADSA) is proud to host ICD 2020 and promises to offer an unforgettable experience in the beautiful city of Cape Town. The 17th International Congress of Dietetics was held in Granada, Spain. It is the first ICDA Congress that will be held on the

By - Prince Yalley Abban , RD

Diabetes UK New Nutrition Guidelines Supports Individual Approach

Are you looking for evidenced based science of nutrition linked to the prevention and management of diabetes? Diabetes UK has launched a new nutrition guidelines to support Individual approach of diabetes management. The overarching aim of this guideline is to provide evidence based nutrition recommendations for healthcare professionals to support adults with diabetes and those at risk of Type 2

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Detox Diets: Truth or Fiction? Do You Really Need It? This Will Help You Decide!

Detox Diets : Truth or Fiction   When consumers hear the word “diet,” they probably think weight loss. The dictionary’s primary definition of diet is what you usually eat, your usual intake of food and drink. When consumers hear “detox,” they think detox diet, a term that has come to signify something curative.   Can what you eat or drink

A dietitian's new year wish
By - Prince Yalley Abban , RD

A Dietitian’s New Year Wish For 2018

We all begin the new year with vim and vigour , thus invigorated to make a resolution about how we want to lose weight , eat healthy or keep fit. I this article I would try my best to detail what most if not all dietitians wish for the public and most especially their clients in 2018. In no definite

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The 2016 Global Nutrition Report has been launched

Kenya on Tuesday joined four other countries to simultaneously launch the Global Nutrition report 2016. The Global Nutrition Report (GNR) is an annual independent review of the state of the world’s nutrition status. Besides Kenya, this year’s report was launched in South Africa, Sweden, the USA and India. Kenya was picked alongside the other four countries to launch the GNR

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