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Murugi holds a Masters of Public Health in Nutrition from the University of Minnesota. She is a Registered Dietitian and a Licensed Nutritionist in the State of Minnesota. She is a nutrition instructor at Century and Inver Hills Community Colleges and teaches nutrition classes in the community.

Childhood Obesity: Are we at risk?

According to the American Obesity Association, approximately one in every three children in the United States ages 6 to 11 and adolescents ages 12-19 are either overweight or obese. As…

The Age-defying Lifestyle

The people of Okinawa, Japan enjoy one of the world's longest life and health expectancy with very low rates of mortality from the many chronic diseases that come with aging…

Weight Loss the Right Way: Some Ideas

In the last issue we explored the different schemes and gimmicks people are seeking to lose weight. In this issue we shall look at the best way to lose and…

The Story of Weight Loss, Fad Diets and Quick Fixes

The Story of Weight Loss, Fad Diets and Quick Fixes

Part one of a two-part series on dieting and weight loss

Planning For a Healthy Diet

Planning For a Healthy Diet

Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist Murugi Mutiga lays out the five main characteristics of a healthy diet

Nutrition and Fitness

Nutrition and Fitness

Murugi Mutiga, Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist offers helpful advice on how to stay healthy.

Featured in the new Lifestyle section.