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You’re a fool if you don’t put milk in your tea first

Jul 27, 2017

It’s time to stand up and be proud of who we are. We don’t need to hide in the shadows anymore. We don’t need to whisper in corners.   Have I made tea with the milk going in last in my lifetime? Of course I have. I’ve done it this week, I’ll do it again, but it will always happen when I’m being a lazy bastard.   If you put your milk in last, you – to be frank –…

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Why You Should Never Skip Breakfast

Jun 9, 2017

Have you ever heard the saying ‘Breakfast is the most important meal of the day’? For most of us, this was something that we may have thought our mothers made up to keep us from going hungry or eating that piece of cake before school. But, the truth is that mom was right! Over the years, scientific research has proven that there are a number of health-related benefits associated with eating a healthy, well-balanced breakfast before you head out the…

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Health Warning Taking Vitamin C with Fanta or Sprite is dangerous

Mar 25, 2017

    Taking Vitamin C with Fanta or Sprite is dangerous   The court also told NAFDAC to force the Nigeria Bottling Company (NBC) Plc to place a written warning on the drinks.       A court in Lagos State has warned Nigerians to avoid taking Vitamin C with Fanta and Sprite soft drinks. The Igbosere High Court also told the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to force the Nigeria Bottling Company (NBC) Plc to…

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Doctor warns against consumption of fishes with high mercury content

Mar 24, 2017

A medical practitioner, Dr Arikawe Adeolu, on Friday warned the public against consumption of fishes with high mercury content, saying it can cause neurological damage to the body.   Adeolu, who works with the Federal Medical Centre, Jabi, Abuja, gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.   According to him, consuming fish with high mercury content puts the individual at risk of having mercury toxicity, which causes some form of neurological damage.…

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14 Foods To Help You When You’re Stressed Out

Feb 17, 2017

Eating foods that are super-rich in Vitamin C goes a long way in helping your body recover after a very going through stress. The following foods are rich in Vitamin C, the foods and Vitamin C content are explained below; 1. TOMATOES Conventionally grown tomatoes are good for your health, but research suggests that the organic varieties are even better. Why? They have a higher level of disease-fighting polyphenols and vitamin C. Dip ’em in hummus as a snack or…

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Stay Healthy: 8 Reasons You Should not Rush Your Meal

Feb 16, 2017

Below are 8 reasons you shouldn’t rush your meal: 1. Weight reduction An expanding variety of researches verify that simply by eating slowly, you’ll take in less calories– actually, sufficient to lose 20 extra pounds a year without eating anything different. The factor is that it takes around 20 mins for our minds to sign up that we’re ok. If we consume quickly, we could proceed consuming past the factor where we’re full. If we consume gradually, we have time…

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NIGERIANS: SEE THE BENEFITS OF EATING SALAD EVERYDAY

Nov 10, 2016

Traditionally salads were known to be prepared of only raw vegetables like cucumber, tomatoes, cabbage and onion which are cut into slices and sprinkled with a pinch of salt and lemon. They were either served as the smallest portion among the other food items in the meal plate or totally ignored. Hey folks, if you have also been doing the same, it’s now time to change. But, let me first tell you the importance of having salads which will definitely…

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Health Benefits Of Onions [Must Read]

Nov 4, 2016

Never mind the tears they bring on–onions are an ace ally in your fight against disease. A prized member of the lily family, onions lavish you with health benefits while adding oodles of taste to your food. Not to mention you can buy a bundle from the grocery store for mere pennies. Here’s a quick glimpse at their incredible health benefits: 1. The phytochemicals in onions along with their vitamin C help improve immunity. 2. Onions contain chromium, which assists…

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Do You Like Zobo? Checkout 4 Amazing Health Benefits You Can Get From Zobo (Hibiscus Drink)

Oct 15, 2016

Zobo is a well-loved drink taken by Nigerians. It is an ancient drink made from the the dried sepal of the hibiscus plant flower. This drink is not only taken by Nigerians, it is loved by people from different nations. Hibiscus plant is native to West Africa; the drink made from it is refreshing and unique. In Nigeria, this drink is popularly known as Zobo. It has different names all over the world. There are so many wonderful facts about…

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YOU MIGHT BE AT RISK. Important facts about diabetes.

Oct 14, 2016

Diabetes is a metabolism disorder. Metabolism refers to the way our body use digested food for energy and growth. Most of what we eat is broken down into glucose. Glouucose is a form of sugar in the blood. It is the principal source of fuel for our bodies. Therefore diabetes mellitus is a disease in which a person has high blood sugar (hyperglycemia)   CAUSES OF DIABETES Diabetes is caused by the following 1. Insulin production is inadequate 2. Body cells…

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Boil Bananas Before Bed,You Will Not Believe What Happens to Your Sleep

Oct 4, 2016

Using only a couple items that are likely already in your kitchen, you can whip together a banana tea in no time! This organic, banana-infused sleep remedy works wonders and tastes so good. How does it work? Bananas, especially the peels, are loaded with potassium and magnesium. While magnesium helps prevent sleep disturbances, both magnesium and potassium work together to help relax muscles. In fact, magnesium is one of the best minerals for relaxation! Keep in mind, this recipe calls for 100% organic…

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Amazing Health Benefits Of Watermelon

Sep 27, 2016

We don’t always have to take drugs, if only we knew the importance of the fruits we have around us and we use them accordingly. They are natural healers, and unlike most drugs, they taste good. Some foods are fun to eat, and watermelon is definitely one of them. That triangular wedge of bright red/white/green, sweet juiciness forbids us to take life too seriously and shouts, “SUMMER!!!” As if that weren’t enough, watermelon is packed full of nutrition, hydrates and…

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Unbelievable Fact!! Starving Yourself To Loose Weight Will Only Make You Gain More Weight

Sep 21, 2016

Contrary to popular belief, starving yourself will not help you loose weight. Rather, it will do the opposite and cause you to gain weight. Obesity is a crutch on many people’s lives as it comes with a bunch of psychological negatives like low self-esteem, depression, and self-hate. When you starve your body, your natural instincts kick in. The body needs to survive. So the fewer calories you consume, the more your metabolism slows down. Your body will release a hormone…

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Benefits of eating fruits on Empty stomach!.

Sep 14, 2016

.🍋 *Eating Fruit on Empty Stomach* This will open your eyes ! Read to the end and then send it on to all on your e-list. I just did ! Dr Stephen Mak treats terminal ill cancer patients by an “un-orthodox” way and many patients recovered. Before he used solar energy to clear the illnesses of his patients, he believes on natural healing in the body against illnesses. See his article below. It is one of the strategies to heal…

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You Need To SEE These Amazing Health Benefits Of Plantain

Sep 6, 2016

We all consume plantain in a variety of ways which ranges from the plantain chips being sold in traffic to the locally made dodo which is fried in our respective homes and in other forms as well. They are known to posses nutritional value like vitamin A, potassium, thiamin and so on. AAUXCLUSIVE in this piece brings to you 7 amazing  nutritional benefit of plantain. They are a very reliable sources of starch and energy; They contain an adequate amount of dietary-fiber which…

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Health Benefits Of Bitter Kola

Jul 25, 2016

Bitter kola is about 3-5 cm in length. It has an ellipsoid shape. A brown to deep brown peel covers it. This peel is removed before it is eaten. It leaves a bitter taste in the mouth when it is eaten. It is this bitterness that its name is derived. The fruit seeds, and nuts of the plant have been used for centuries to treat a variety of health ailments. Research has shown and proved that chewing Bitter Kola treats…

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Health Benefits Of Corn

Jun 25, 2016

Corn or maize is one of the most popular cereals in the world and forms the staple food in many countries, aside from containing varying amounts of water, corn is mainly composed of carbohydrates, and has small amounts of protein and fat. Corn not only provides the necessary calories for healthy, daily metabolism, but is also a rich source of vitamins A, B, E and many minerals. Its high fiber content ensures that it plays a significant role in the prevention of digestive ailments like…

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You Think Fresh Fish Is Better Than Frozen Fish, See This

Jun 19, 2016

Fresh Fish vs Frozen Fish: Which Is The Healthier Option? — People have always asked which is better between fresh fish and frozen fish. There is this general belief that fresh foods are always healthier than their preserved form. This is also true for sea foods like fish. A lot of people I asked this question before writing this article believed that fresh fish is always healthier than frozen fish. I am going to discuss in this post, why fresh…

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13 Reasons Why You Should Eat Cucumber

Jun 15, 2016

Cucumbers can help to avoid nutrient deficiencies, they are rich in vitamin K, B vitamins, copper, potassium, vitamin C, and manganese. Cucumbers contain unique polyphenols and other compounds that may help reduce your risk of chronic diseases and much, much more. The high water content in cucumber helps to ward off dehydration and combat the heat while their refreshing and mild taste appeals to even the pickiest eaters. Freshen Your Breath: Placing a cucumber slice on the roof of your mouth may help…

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7 Foods That Help You Get Sharper Brain / Memory(CONTINUED)..

May 25, 2016

5. Eat one egg in a day. Studies have suggested lecithin or choline supplementation might lead to improved visual memory in the elderly and reverse abnormal neuropsychological development in children. Further researches into that suggestion later showed that consuming choline, a vitamin B group nutrient found in foodstuffs like eggs and chicken or beef liver, soy and wheat germ, helps improve long-term memory and attention-holding capacity.   Eggs are one of the best sources of choline, an important nutrient used…

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How To Cook Sweet, Garnished ‘Ogbono’ Soup

May 25, 2016

Ogbono soup (Draw Soup) is a tasty Nigerian soup made from ground ogbono seeds, it is very easy to prepare. Ingredient Palm oil — 3/4 cup Ground ogbono seed — 1/2 cup Onion, chopped — 1 Red bell peppers, minced — 2 or 3 Eta rodo Meat, cut into cubes — 1 1/2 pounds Assorted Meat : Sharki, pomo, intestine – Optional Stock fish Crayfish Greens, chopped– 1 bunch Okra, cut into rounds — 1 cup Periwrinkle (optional) Salt and…

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Foods That Make Your Butt Bigger Naturally

May 24, 2016

          Five Foods That Will Help Make Your Butt Bigger the group of foods that will help in this regard are: Protein: Below are the examples of food that are protein-rich and must be considered for a bigger buttocks 1.Kidney beans 2.Soya nuts 3.Cottage cheese 4.Eggs 5.Chicken breasts (skinless preferrably) 6.Salmon fish 7.Tuna fish 8.Turkey Complex Carbohydrates; 1.Oats 2.Brown bread (whole grain bread, eat moderately) 3.Sweet Potatoes 4.Brown rice Fats and oils; When we say fats, we…

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7 Foods That Boost Your Memory & Brain Function

May 24, 2016

1. Sardines, Salmon, Tuna, Mackerel and Trout These are all fishes and I trust everyone reading this knows that. Adding fish to our diet has been found to help in the boosting brainpower. Eating fish may also lower your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. The component of the fish that does this job is what we know as omega-3 fatty acids. A lot of researches have shown that these omega-3 fatty acids are particularly beneficial for brain health. Fish is…

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7 Reasons why FG should not ban tomato paste importation

May 24, 2016

  – The scarcity of tomatoes in Nigeria has become a major issue   – Many have taken to the use of tomato paste as an alternative to fresh tomatoes   – The Association of Stakeholders in Edible Consumer Products in Nigeria has a message for the federal government   The Association of Stakeholders in Edible Consumer Products in Nigeria has advised the federal government not to ban the importation of tomato paste into the country.   In a statement…

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How To Make Nigerian “Beans And Plantain Porridge

May 21, 2016

Beans are a huge part of the food culture in Nigeria. It is so diverse you can derive so many things from beans like akara, moin moin, gbegiri, danwake, ewa agoyin etc. It’s a known fact that many people don’t really like just beans, and that is how beans and plantain porridge came into existence. Parents would mix beans with plantain to make their children eat beans so they maximize the richness of food. Beans and plantain is a tasty…

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