Category Health & Nutrition

Consultant Nutritionist, Olusola Malomo Shares Lifestyle Tips To Boost Immunity Against COVID-19

A consultant nutritionist, Dr Olusola Malomo, has recommended some lifestyle tips to boost immunity against COVID-19. Malomo, who is also the Publicity Secretary of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria, gave the advice at a healthy living dialogue organised by CHI

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Fish Intake Linked To Improved Brain Health -Study

Fish is an excellent source of nutrition for everyone and according to researchers, improved memory is just one of many brain-boosting benefits associated with eating more fish. Your brain function often declines with aging. While mild mental decline is normal,

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Do You Know That Lack Of Exclusive Breastfeeding For Babies Could Lead To Future Diabetes?

A medical expert has revealed that lack of exclusive breastfeeding in the baby’s first six months can expose them to the risk of type 1 diabetes mellitus later in life. Dr Bala Abawa told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

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19-Year-Old Woman, Geneva Ottavianvo, Who Developed Anorexia After Her ‘Toxic’ Ex-boyfriend Told Her He Was Into Thigh-gaps, Shares Her Story

A 19 year old girl student known as Geneva Ottavianvo, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, developed anorexia after her controlling boyfriend told her he was attracted to thigh gaps, making her skip meals so she can drastically slim down. Geneva in a

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9 Amazing Things That Can Happen To Your Body If You Start Eating 2 Eggs Per Day

Eggs are a nutrient goldmine! They are a very good source of inexpensive, high-quality protein. More than half the protein of an egg is found in the egg white, which also includes vitamin B2 and lower amounts of fat than

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Study Looks At The Effect Of Fatty Food On Women’s Ability To Focus

Fatty food may feel like a friend during these troubled times, but new research suggests that eating just one meal high in saturated fat can hinder our ability to concentrate — not great news for people whose diets have gone

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40-Year-Old Courtney Smith Who Lost 105 Pounds Shares Great Keto-friendly Recipes You Should Try

Courtney Smith, 40, credits a diagnosis of pre-diabetes with changing the course of her life. Smith of Houston, was motivated by the diagnosis two years ago to overhaul her lifestyle. She has since lost 105 pounds. Smith told “Good Morning

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Wellness: 10 Types Of Teas Every Women Should Try

Herbal teas come in a variety of delicious flavors and are naturally free of sugar and calories. Many herbal teas also offer health-promoting effects, and modern science has begun to validate some of their traditional uses. Whether you’re a tea

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Consuming Berries, Apples & Green Tea Significantly Lower Risk Of Dementia – Study

Older adults with low intake of foods and drinks containing flavonoids, such as berries, apples, and tea, were more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias over 20 years, compared with people who consumed more of those items, according

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Nigerian Health Practitioner, Dr. Bobby Egemba Lists Out Some Rules For Eating

Twitter-famous Nigerian physician, Dr. Bobby Egemba, popularly known as ‘Aproko Doctor’ on the app has shared a number of rules for staying healthy. The award-winning physician who often shares insights on topical health issues via his Twitter handle @Aprokodoctor highlighted

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Healthy Living: Why Sprouted Potatoes May Be Unsafe To Eat

Potatoes can begin to sprout, when left in storage for too long, creating debate as to whether eating them is safe. On one hand, some consider sprouted potatoes perfectly safe to eat, as long as you remove the sprouts. On

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American Talk Show Host, Adrienne Bailon Shares On How Self-love Fueled Her Amazing Weight Loss Journey

Spending more time at home as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on worldwide, healthy habits may be a lot more difficult to adhere to. However, with a little discipline, it is possible! Only ask Adrienne Bailon. The singer and The Real

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Does Consuming Fruit During Pregnancy Improve Cognition In Babies?

You may have heard of a 2016 study linking cognitive enhancement in babies with eating more fruit during pregnancy. But how strong is that link? That’s the question scientists at the University of Alberta asked as they set out to

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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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