Fermented foods – African edition

Fermented foods – African edition

Last week was #AfricaDay2021 (Tuesday 25th May) and I thought it was a perfect opportunity to talk about African foods (even though I talk about it everyday in my household, to my clients from African backgrounds and most times on social media). This post is inspired by a conversation I had on Clubhouse App a [...]

Healthy Swaps – West African Edition

Healthy Swaps – West African Edition

I was invited to host a healthy eating webinar yesterday for young adults from West African backgrounds (mainly Nigeria and Ghana). I really enjoy talking nutrition and relating it to cultural and traditional foods and I always feel honoured whenever I get asked to speak at these type of events! I’ve been doing this for [...]

Healthy Eating Tips for African and African Caribbean Individuals.

Healthy Eating Tips for African and African Caribbean Individuals.

Most individuals of African Caribbean descent are particularly at higher risk of chronic diseases such as stroke, type 2 diabetes and heart disease than individuals from other ethnic backgrounds. Even though there are many factors that contribute to the development of diseases, what we know is that diet can play a significant role in the [...]