Category Food

Chinese Supermarket Where Perishables Have 2089, 2073, 2037 Expiry Dates, Shut Down By FG

In its efforts to prevent the outbreak of any disease in Nigeria, the Nigerian Government has shut down Panda, a Chinese Supermarket where imported seafood and other animals with ridiculous expiry dates from China are sold. The supermarket said to

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World’s Fattest Boy, Arya Permana Shows Off Incredible Weight Loss

A 13-year-old boy who was once dubbed “the world’s fattest boy” has made huge progress in his weight loss journey.  Arya Permana, 13, who hails from West Java in Indonesia, has lost a whopping 17 stone and the transformation is

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Nigerian Oncologist Explains Why Low-Fat Diet Is A Myth And What You Should Be Eating Instead To Cut Obesity Risk

A Professor of Surgery and Surgical Oncologist at the Abia State University Teaching Hospital, Aba, Charles Adisa, has advised Nigerians to eat healthy meals and engage in physical activities to prevent obesity. The professor said the low-fat diet ‘craze’ is

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14 Amazing Benefits Of Natural Honey

If you make a list of must-haves in your home, honey most definitely should come in. I cannot count how many times honey came in handy for me at home especially after myself or a  family got scalded by hot

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Drinking Four Cups Of Coffee Daily Could Help Reduce Obesity – Research

For those who have made drinking coffee a regular habit, research has shown that they may be doing themselves a lot of good, especially, if they hope to keep excess body fat at bay. According to research,  four cups of

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5 Reasons Why You Should Reduce Your Bread Consumption -Health Experts

Bread is one of the most consumed foods in Nigeria. There are many meals that you can make with bread such as breakfast meals, bread and akara sandwich and many more. However, scientific reasons have made us believe that eating

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NAFDAC Enlightens Nigerians On The Dangers Of Consuming Non-Iodine Salt

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has issued out a warning to Nigerians about consuming non-iodized salt. Dr Abubakar Jimoh, the Director of Public Affairs of the agency says it has grave consequences to human

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Fruit Juice Will Remedy Deficiency In Vitamins, Minerals – Dietician

A dietician with the Lagos State Government, Mr. Olusola Malomo, has said that regular consumption of fruit juice can put an end to micronutrient deficiency. Speaking at a healthy-living dialogue organised by CHI Limited, Malomo noted that the shortage of

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NAFDAC Once Again Warns On Consumption Of Animal Hides And Skin (Ponmo) As Food

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) is once more ALERTing the general public and in particular consumers of animal hides popularly known as PONMO in local parlance on the activities of some unscrupulous businessmen and

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Family Recipe: Unripe Plantain Moi-Moi With Sauce

The Nigerian Moi-Moi will never go out of vogue for food and tradition lovers. Almost every tribe in Nigeria makes Moi-Moi as an indigenous delicacy. Like with everything else, food is evolving and our famous Moi-Moi has a new twist.

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Family Recipe: How To Make Afang Soup

The Nigerian Afang Soup is native to the Efik people of Akwa Ibom and Cross River states of Nigeria but a great relish to people from other people groups throughout the country. It is also a very nutritious soup prepared

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11 Foods Your Baby May Not Be Ready For

It is convenient to just feed babies some of the regulars on the family menu but is it the best? At infancy, a baby’s ability to chew, swallow and digest food is greatly underdeveloped. Baby is simply not ready. To

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6 Amazing Health Benefits Of The African Garden Egg

The African Garden eggs are in season again, making for the perfect time to remind you to take advantage of these seasonal vegetables. They are a type of eggplant grown predominantly in tropical Africa, widely available, very affordable, highly nutritious

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9 Made Simple Categories Of Must-Eat Nutrients For Your Child

Parents want their child to have a great start in life and one way to achieving that is by giving these little ones nutrient packed foods. If you are not sure your child is getting his daily dose of balanced

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Children’s Recipe: Mixed Vegetable Noodles

Noodles are pretty much staple food in many Nigerian homes. We can’t tell why but we just know kids love love it. Many mums choose noodles because it is easy to cook and less time consuming, plus it can be

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Oncology Professor, Adeniyi Akinpelu Makes A Case For Nigerian Staple ‘Eba’ In The Prevention Of Colon Cancer

Head of Radiation Oncology, University College Hospital UCH, Ibadan, Oyo State, Professor Adeniyi  Adenipekun is advocating increased intake in foods rich in fibre, such as eba to prevent colon cancer. Eba is a staple Nigerian food made from dried grated

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5 Yummy Lunchbox Ideas For Your Child

Children need to consume a variety of healthy foods in order to grow properly. With a typical school day being what it is, long and drawn out, it is all-the-more important that our little scholars get the right foods to

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Mums, See 7 Health Benefits Of Hibiscus Tea (Zobo)

Popular Nigerian beverage, hibiscus tea, commonly called ‘Zobo’ is a favourite across homes and tribes. Although many people enjoy the drink, not many know of its potential health benefits. The health benefits include its ability to treat high blood pressure,

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Ways To Give Your Child A Treat This Holidays Without Breaking The Bank

The holidays are here again, the kids are around a lot more and the general atmosphere is merry. With the holidays, come a lot of pressure on parents to keep it fun and memorable, particularly for the kids. READ ALSO: 5

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Consumer Protection Council (CPC) Cautions Nigerians As Poisoned Beans Flood Markets

A few days ago, the video of beans sellers lacing their product with an insecticide went viral. (Read Here) Well, the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) on Friday has cautioned Nigerians about the availability of poisoned beans sold in the markets which

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Men Caught Spraying Beans With Insecticide ‘Sniper’ To Be Sold To Unsuspecting Customers

Kudos to every ‘1-minute news reporter’ who make good use of their smart phones to alert the public on the inhumanity of man against man. An Instagram user with handle @farmtour2016 has raised an alarm after he spotted some men

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Nigerian Man, Chidi Okoye Raises Alarm After Spotting Some Women Do This To Bitterleaf Meant For Public Consumption | Photos

Do you buy already washed vegetables? A Nigerian man, Chidi Okoye has raised an alarm with a note of warning after he witnessed some women wash bitter-leaf meant for consumption with dirty water. When food becomes contaminated, it has the

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One Dead, Four Hospitalized After Housemaid, Taibat Poisoned a Family’s Pot Of Soup | Video

In a viral video on social media, a young housemaid identified as Taibat allegedly poisoned a family’s pot of soup which has left one dead and four others fighting for their lives. Taibat added insecticide into freshly made vegetable soup prepared

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ALERT! NAFDAC Cautions Against The Consumption Of These Two Brands Of Canned Sardine

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted the general public against consumption of TL Tan Lung and TLC brands of canned sardine from China, Vanguard reports. The Director-General of The National Agency for Food

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Harvard Professor, Dr. Karin Michels Reveals Why Coconut Oil Is Poisonous

Coconut oil has often been portrayed as a healthy alternative to other oils, but recent study has opined that it is more harmful than other oils, especially those that remain solid even at room temperature. Speaking at Harvard University, Dr Karin

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