Category Health & Nutrition

Why Eating Yoghurt Can Stop Bacteria That Causes Breast Cancer

One of the causes of breast cancer may be inflammation triggered by harmful bacteria, researchers suggest. Scientists advise consuming natural yogurt, which contains beneficial bacteria dampens inflammation. This is similar to the bacteria found in breastfeeding mothers. Their suggestion is

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How An Apple A Day May Keep Bothersome Menopausal Symptoms Away

A healthy diet rich in fruits and vegetables is known to benefit the human body in so many ways. Now a new study suggests that it may also play a role in lessening various menopausal symptoms. Study results were published

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Research Finding Answers Whether Low Carbohydrate Diets In Pregnancy Increase Or Lower Risk Of Birth Defects

There is a wave of options when it comes to health and nutrition. Many of those options often target eliminating or lowering intake of carbohydrate, and while that may benefit you in some way, adhering to a low carbohydrate diet

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New Study Shows The Link Between Red Meat Consumption And Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease Is ‘Robust’

A large study has linked red and processed meat with higher risk of heart disease and death. Eating two servings of red meat, processed meat or poultry — but not fish — per week was linked to a 3 to

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How Exclusive Breastfeeding For The First Three Months Of Life Impact Respiratory Allergies and Asthma – Study

In an Acta Paediatrica (a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal covering pediatrics) study, exclusive breastfeeding for the first 3 months yielded impressive outcomes with regard to respiratory allergies and asthma when children reached 6 years of age. Results from the study

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Pregnant Women Who Do This Are Less Likely To Have Pre-term Babies- Research

According to statistics, premature birth is the leading cause of death for children under 5 years old worldwide, accounting for close to one million deaths annually. Pre-term babies are at higher risk of a range of long-term conditions including visual

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NAFDAC Warns Nigerians ‘Maishayi’ Tea Is Often Laced With Intoxicating Drugs

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned Nigerians about the consumption of tea, popularly known as `Maishayi’ sold by Northern vendors. NAFDAC Director-General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, gave the warning in an interview with the

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Study Warns Against Eating Fried Chicken, Red Meat For This Reason

Whether or not red meat poses significant threat to heath and wellness has been subjected to various arguments but now, a large, carefully analyzed new study links red and processed meat consumption with higher risk of heart disease and death,

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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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Replacing Your Usual Snacks With Walnuts Can Improve Your Gut And Heart Health- Research

Researchers have found that eating walnuts daily as part of a healthy diet is associated with increases in certain bacteria that can help to promote health. The researchers also noted that changes in gut bacteria were associated with improvements in

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Former Actress, Dolly Unachukwu Shares Weight Loss Tips As She Makes The Big Reveal

Former Nollywood actress and mum-of-two, Dolly Unachukwu, has made the big reveal of the result of her weight loss journey by sharing before and after photos of herself. The 50-year-old took to her Instagram handle to share her progress photos

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Why Celebrity Mum, Oma Nnadi Is Cautioning Parents And Calling On NAFDAC To Prioritise The Safety Of Children

Celebrity mum, Oma Nnadi has issued a warning to parents and is also calling on the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration NAFDAC to do their job, and keep children safe. Oma raised the issue after she bought baby

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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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Five Reasons To Make Your Own Baby Food

It is easy to buy baby food with all the brands out there claiming to have the most nutrient packed formula for your child. Why make your own when you can just conveniently buy already made baby food? Right? The

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Research Review Discusses Wide Range Benefits Of Turmeric

Researchers in a new study review have identified Curcumin, a polyphenol extracted from turmeric as an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and antiviral agent. According to news-medical.net, Curcumin’s anticancer potential remains under investigation, but it has gained attention from scientists worldwide for its

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Experts Explain How Eating Peas, Beans Improves Heart Health

The pivotal role that nutrition plays in health not in doubt. At one end of the spectrum, it is common knowledge that eating a diet that is high in sugar, salt, and fat increases the risk of poorer health outcomes.

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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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Neuroscientist, Mark Mattson Spells Out The Gains Of Intermittent Fasting

In a review article published in the December 26, 2019 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Neuroscientist, Mark Mattson, concludes that intermittent fasting does helps to elongate life. Mattson, who had studied the health impact

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Researchers Explains How Obesity Raises Risk Of Dementia

Obesity is a complex disease involving an excessive amount of body fat. Obesity isn’t just a cosmetic concern. It is a medical problem that increases your risk of other diseases and health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood

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How To Fight Against Diabetes -Medical Experts

Diabetes is a condition that impairs the body’s ability to process blood glucose, otherwise known as blood sugar. Blood glucose is our main source of energy and it comes from the food we eat. diabetes can lead to a buildup

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Nigerian Moms, Nkechi Onu And Okon Cecilia Recount How They Nearly Lost Their Kids To Killer Scourge Called Measles

Measles is a highly contagious infectious disease caused by the measles virus. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), measles ranks top as the world greatest killer scourge of children globally. Measles affects about 20 million people a year, primarily

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Do You Know That Taking Too Much Of ‘Vitamin C’ May Cause Side Effects?

As we all know, Vitamin C is a very important nutrient that’s abundant in many fruits and vegetables. Getting enough of this vitamin is especially important for maintaining a healthy immune system. It also plays an important role in healing

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9 Pocket Friendly Holiday Meals and Treats For Your Family

The holidays are here again. It’s that time when family and friends are around each other a lot more and the general atmosphere is merry. With lights, beautiful decor, lots to drink and eat, and so much going on during

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