Category: Infant & Toddler Nutrition

Improving Your Toddler’s Nutrition: A Quick Chat with a Senior Nutrition Officer

I had a quick chat with the Senior Nutrition Officer at the General Hospital, Ifako Ijaiye in Lagos, Mrs. Tope Sikiru. She is also the […]

6 Reasons Your Infants May Not be Getting Enough Nutrients

Did you know that only about 10% of Nigerian children are fed according to the recommended infant and young child feeding practices? Did you also […]

Plantain Mosa (Plantain Fritters) Using Unripe Plantain Flour

I have here a Plantain Mosa/Plantain Fritters recipe using unripe plantain flour as a replacement for white flour in the recipe. In most Mosa recipes, […]

Akara-Ojojo Snack: Finger Food for your Family

This finger food creation – Akara-Ojojo Snack –  was accidental. I was going to make some Akara on a Saturday morning using  processed beans flour […]

3 Simple Ways to Eat Your Banana and Pawpaw Fruits

Banana and Pawpaw are tropical fruits grown in Nigeria. Banana is well known for its high potassium content. It is also rich in Vitamin C, […]

World Breastfeeding Week 2017 Message

August 1-7 is the week dedicated to celebrating the world breastfeeding week. On the first, I was at Amuwo Odofin Maternal and Child Centre to […]

Ewedu – Jew’s Mallow or Jute Leaves

Ewedu, Jew’s Mallow soup, is often eaten with Amala and tomato/pepper stew (Omi Obe). Other variants of this would be to add the Gbegiri soup. […]

The Best State in Nigeria

There are countries and cities where life expectancy is the highest in the world. People in Japan, Singapore, Australia, and Switzerland are likely to live […]

Raise a Glass and Nourish a Child in Nigeria #WorldMilkDay

There are many days in the year when the world marks important issues that affect millions of people for the purpose of creating awareness about […]

9 Iron-Rich Foods for Infants and Toddlers in Nigeria

Iron is an important mineral for everyone – infants, toddlers, teenagers and adults especially women of reproductive age. This is because it has the important […]

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