Most chronic diseases experienced in adulthood originated from the kind of nutritional habit in the first 1,000 days of their life. The period was a unique window of opportunity to prevent these diseases. The first 1,000 days of life, from pregnancy to a child’s second birthday, if not properly taken care of, is irreversible and could lead to the development of chronic diseases later in life.
The rich are majorly prone to eating foods that cause high blood pressure and high cholesterol every day. Obesity, related to diet, is one major issue why affluent Nigerians are dying.
A quick lesson to learn from this is to do a proper check up if you have prolonged cough – where there is little or no improvement after treating it for more than 2 weeks with a cough syrup or Antibiotic.