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Feb
4
Mon
2019
World Cancer Day
Feb 4 all-day
Mar
14
Thu
2019
World Kidney Day
Mar 14 all-day
Mar
24
Sun
2019
World TB Day
Mar 24 all-day
Apr
7
Sun
2019
World Health Day
Apr 7 all-day
May
30
Thu
2019
Multiple Sclerosis Day
May 30 all-day
Jul
28
Sun
2019
World Hepatitis Day
Jul 28 all-day
Aug
1
Thu
2019
Breastfeeding Week
Aug 1 – Aug 7 all-day

The advantages of breastfeeding are numerous.  Breast milk is ultimately the best source of nutrition for a new baby.  Many components in breast milk help protect your baby against infection and disease. Breastfeeding babies get carbohydrates, protein, fat, vitamins, minerals, digestive enzymes, and hormones from their mother’s milk.  When a breastfeeding mom isn’t getting the needed nutrients from her diet, her body will provide them from its own stores.

In addition to taking lots of water which is the main ingredient in your breast milk, try to make these healthy foods a regular part of your diet.

  1. Avocados

When one is breastfeeding, they may constantly feel hungry. Avocados are nearly 80 percent fat and help maintain a feeling of fullness in addition to providing your body with heart-healthy fats. Avocados are also a good source of B vitamins, vitamin K, folate, potassium, vitamin C, and vitamin E.

  1. Chia seeds

Chia seeds are not only a rich source of fiber, protein, calci­um, and magnesium but also have a high omega-3 fatty acid content. Due to their high fiber and protein content as well as their favorable fatty acid concentration, chia seeds help you feel more satisfied and fuller longer after a meal. Chia oil is also an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids and has a neutral and pleasant flavor.

  1. Beans and legumes

Beans and legumes are good sources of protein, vitamins, minerals, and phytoestrogens. Eating a variety of beans and legumes is good not only for your general health, but also for helping to ensure that you have a healthy milk supply. For instance, soybeans have the highest phytoestrogen content of all beans.

  1. Nuts

Nuts are high in essential minerals such as iron, calcium, and zinc as well as vitamin K and B vitamins. They are also a healthy source of essential fatty acids and protein.

  1. Whole grains

Grains are important sources of many nutrients, including fiber, B vitamins (thiamin, riboflavin, niacin and folate) and minerals (iron, magnesium and selenium). They include millet, whole wheat, rye and oats are good choices to incorporate into your diet.

TALK TO US!

Are you or someone you know planning on travelling for medical treatment in India, Dubai, Israel, Thailand, Turkey (or any other country overseas) of a chronic condition e.g. cancer, knee or hip replacement, liver or kidney transplant; wellness checkup, weight loss surgery, or to improve your form, shape or appearance through cosmetic procedures or reconstructive surgery?

We can help you get there faster, easier and better prepared.

Contact us on (+254) 0711 104 458, e-mail ask@beyondborders254.com or click here https://www.beyondborders254.com/contact-us-2/  and we will call you back with more information.

Sep
10
Tue
2019
Suicide Prevention Day
Sep 10 all-day
Sep
13
Fri
2019
World Sepsis Day
Sep 13 all-day
Sep
14
Sat
2019
World First Aid Day
Sep 14 all-day
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