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New Study Casts Doubt On The Health Benefits Of Eating Eggs

Eggs are a nutrient goldmine! They are a very good source of inexpensive, high-quality protein. However, a new study has cast doubt on these health benefits of eating egg. Researchers at the University of South Australia who studied a sample

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Taking One Cup Of This Brewed Drink A Day Could Increase Risk Of Stillbirth -Study 

Pregnant women have been urged to cut out caffeine, after a new study suggested just one cup of a caffeinated drink a day could increase the risk of stillbirth by more than a quarter. Guidance on the NHS website suggests

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‘I wasn’t even up to a year old when I became a victim’ -Polio Survivors Narrate Their Tales Of Woes: 

Polio or Poliomyelitis is a highly infectious viral disease that largely affects children under 5 years of age. The virus is transmitted by person-to-person spread mainly through the faecal-oral route or, less frequently, by a common vehicle (e.g. contaminated water

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World Diabetes Day: Health Expert Shares Simple Lifestyle Measures To Tame Diabetes

Health communications executive, NISA Premier, Abuja, Ayomide Otegbayo has shared useful tips on how to manage diabetes. November 14th of every year is World Diabetes Day  In commemoration of the Day, it is necessary to join the rest of the

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Why You Should Stop Taking Over-the-counter Vitamin D Drug Without Doctor’s Supervision Immediately 

Though Vitamin D could be bought over the counter at many pharmacies, taking the medication without the supervision of a physician is extremely dangerous, researchers revealed. The researchers also warn that vitamin D is not beneficial in all its forms because

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World Diabetes Day: WHO Announces New Global Strategy For Prevention & Management Of Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic, metabolic disease characterized by elevated levels of blood glucose (or blood sugar), which leads over time to serious damage to the heart, blood vessels, eyes, kidneys and nerves. The most common is type 2 diabetes, usually

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Men Who Add Nuts To Diet Can Significantly Improve Sperm Quality- Study

For men, a healthy lifestyle isn’t just good for their wellbeing but can also impact their ability to have children. A proper diet can affect the quality of a man’s sperm, for better or worse. Researchers in Spain say adding

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Cancer: What Experts Want You To Know About Preparing Your Rice The Right Way

Rice is eaten all over the world in all different ways. No matter if your rice is white or brown, it has one thing in common, and that’s arsenic, experts have explained. Now, researchers from the University of Sheffield say

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Why Radiologists Are Warning Of Imminent Second Wave Of COVID-19 Lockdown In Nigeria

Association of Radiologists in Nigeria has warned that the second wave of COVID-19 lockdown is imminent, News Agency of Nigeria reports. This is because of rising figures in COVID-19 cases in the past weeks. Dr. Ohikhoakhai Wellington, Federal Capital Territory

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Study Finds Interesting Link Between Educational Level & Nutritional Choices

Educational status appears to have a positive influence on a healthy diet, particularly in low-income countries, according to new research examining European nutritional data. Using national data on 27,334 individuals from 12 European countries, researchers at the University of Leeds,

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Nutritionist, Charles Nkwoala Warns Of The Implications Of Protein Deficiency For Children Under-five

A community nutritionist and nutrition educator, Mr. Charles Nkwoala, says children and women, especially pregnant and lactating women, are most affected by protein deficiency. According to Nkwoala, who is the National General Secretary of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria, in

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Why Most Black Mums Are Vitamin D Deficient During Pregnancy & Its Implications For The Child

A study showed that mothers’ vitamin D levels during pregnancy were associated with their children’s IQ, suggesting that higher vitamin D levels in pregnancy may lead to greater childhood IQ scores. The study publishedNovember 2, 2020 in The Journal of

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Diabetes Can Cause Irreversible Visual Loss -Eye Expert Warns | Recommends Ways To Avoid It

Diabetes, a non-communicable disease has become rampant in our society. It can now be likened to a plague and can cause serious health problems. Dr. Simi Ajana, eye expert has warned that diabetes can lead to irreversible visual loss known

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Take Advantage Of These Herbs & Vitamins That Can Help Outsmart Menopause Woes

For many women, Menopause can be one of the most difficult phases of life. As hormone levels drop, a succession of physical and emotional changes follow, and finding a new normal usually requires major lifestyle shifts. The article below tells

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Study Finds That Consuming These Two Things In The Morning Could Save Your Life

Living a healthy life implies you are focusing on two things: the physical activities you’re doing and the foods and drinks you’re consuming. For those living with diabetes, however, monitoring what you eat and drink is a constant task. And

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University Don, Adetunji Lawrence On Why Households In Nigeria Need To Ramp Up On Protein Consumption

A professor of Agricultural Economics at the Osun State University, Adetunji Lawrence, has advised Nigerians to consciously improve their intake of protein in their diets, warning that there are growing incidences of protein deficiency in many Nigerian households. Lawrence, in

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10 Unhealthy Lifestyle Choices That Can Make You Age Faster | Daniel Oyelami’s Story

Being well aware of skin aging triggers is definitely getting you closer and closer to the perfect complexion, however, there exists a few unhealthy habits that might be holding you back from achieving the epitome of youthful skin. Daniel Oyelami

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Women Issues: Research Finding Answers Whether Your Diet Can Prevent Or Treat Urinary Tract Infections

A urinary tract infections (UTIs) are infections in any part of your urinary system — your kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. Most infections involve the lower urinary tract — the bladder and the urethra. Women are at greater risk of

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Health & Nutrition: Firm Warns Nigerians Against Use Of Unbranded Cooking Oil

The Category and Brand Manager, PZ Wilmar, Ms. Toyin Popoola-Dania, has warned Nigerians against using unbranded cooking oil. Ms Popoola-Dania, in a statement on Tuesday, said unbranded cooking oil were unsuitable for consumption. She added that the firm had unveiled

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Dietician, Taylor Wolfram Shares Nutrition Tips For Healthy Teeth In Adults & Babies

Daily brushing with fluoride toothpaste and flossing are essential to a healthy smile, but did you know nutrition has an effect on your dental health, too? In an article for eatright.org, registered dietician, Taylor Wolfram gives easy to follow ideas

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Why Habitual Tea Drinkers Live Longer- Study

Drinking tea at least three times a week is linked with a longer and healthier life, according to a new study published January in European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). “Habitual tea

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Wellness: Why Egg Should Form Part Of Your Daily Menu

The Poultry Association of Nigeria has called on Nigerians, government, and other relevant agencies to promote egg consumption daily to ensure a healthy living. National President of the association, Mr. Ezekiel Mam, made the call in an interview with the News

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Study Explains How Drinking Tea Helps To Improve Brain Health

A recent study led by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) revealed that regular tea drinkers have better organised brain regions — and this is associated with healthy cognitive function — compared to non-tea drinkers. The research team

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Medical Expert Gives An Insight Into Diabetes In Women

Diabetes is a disease in which blood sugar (glucose) levels in your body are too high. Diabetes can cause serious health problems. For example, when someone begins to experience frequent urination, increased thirst and increased hunger, all is certainly not

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Babies Of Diabetic Mothers Stands A High Risk Of Developing These Health Issues | Consultant Cardiologist, Dr. Eugene Nwosu

A consultant Cardiologist has stated that babies born by diabetic mothers risk developing diabetes and a weakened immune system that is capable of making them susceptible to infections and other health challenges as they grow. The expert, Dr. Eugene Nwosu

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