Category Health & Nutrition

Culinary Pro Shares Top Safety Tips To Handle Raw Poultry

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a warning after a new study revealed that rinsing raw poultry puts people at risk for spreading germs that cause foodborne illness. The USDA study found that “of the participants

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Nigerian Skewered Meat, ‘Kilishi’ Is The Street Food To Dread These Days | See Why

Nigerian beef snack, ‘Kilishi’ is loved by many but there’s a serious cause for concern for everyone who cares about their health as well as understands how much damage or good what we consume can do to our health. Some

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Animal Scientist, Taiwo Adeoye Details How Eggs Consumption Can Boost Libido And Fertility

A lot of factors that we can’t control like our age and genetics can go a long way to affect how fertile we are in our lives, but there are certain foods that can help boost or increase fertility and

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Neurologist Advises On How Homemade Food & Minimal Salt Intake Can Prevent Kidney Diseases

With rising cases of kidney failure globally, a neurologist, Dr. Theophilus Umezuidike, has warned Nigerians against the consumption of too much salt and refined carbohydrates. In an interview with a Punch correspondent, Umezuidike also warned Nigerians against frequent consumption of

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Breast Cancer: Substituting Poultry For Red Meat Reduces The Risk | Details

A new study have suggested that red meat consumption may increase the risk of breast cancer, whereas poultry consumption may be protective against breast cancer risk. The finding of the study was published in the The International Journal of Cancer.

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LASSA FEVER UPDATE: Gombe State Records Five Cases

The outbreak of deadly Lassa fever seems to be taggering and new cases keep coming up. The need to help one another and stop the disease from spreading should be our priority. According to Punch, Gombe State Epidemiologist, Dr. Bile

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Public Health Expert, Dr. Tom Frieden Issues Guidelines To Avoid Hypertension, Stroke

An American infectious disease and public health expert, on Wednesday urged Nigerians to reduce their risk of heart disease and stroke through healthy living. Dr. Tom Frieden, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja said

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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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BE ALERT! Six Containers Of Poisonous Tomato Paste Arrive Nigeria – Nigerian Customs

The Nigeria Customs Service has alerted the general public over the six containers of poisonous tomato paste that have arrived at the country’s seaport from Iran for onward clearance into local markets. The agency revealed that the tomato paste is

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NAFDAC Takes Action Against Poisonous Hides (Ponmo) In Lagos Markets

Growing concerns over the proliferation of Lagos markets with poisonous cow skin, popularly called ponmo has caught the attention and necessitated the intervention of  the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC. The regulatory agency has moved

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Pre-eclampsia Risk During Pregnancy Lowered With High-Fibre Diet- Study

There is scientific evidence backing the lowered risk of pre-eclampsia during pregnancy if pregnant mums can adhere to a healthy meal plan c0ntaining high fibre according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre, the

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See Why Five Out Of Every 10 Jigawa Children Are In Danger Of Poor Brain Development – UNICEF Reports

The United Nations Children Education Funds, UNICEF, has released a scary report saying five (5) out of every ten (10) children in Jigawa State are in a danger of poor brain and internal organs development. This was stated by Bhanu

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Health Scare: Why You Should Limit Your Intake Of Sugary Drinks Now

In Nigeria, sugary (soft) drinks, are our very popular and some packaged fruit juices or drinks that are especially appealing to both adults and children. Well, a new study released on Thursday, finds possible link between sugary drinks and cancer.

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Experts Warn Of The Health Implications Of Unwholesome Meat Processing In Nigeria

Health experts have drawn the attention of the public to the unwholesome meat in markets across the country. The experts are worried that this may be linked to growing cases of zoonotic diseases in the country. It was gathered that

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Ramadan Fasting: Is It Safe For Pregnant Women & Breastfeeding Moms To Participate?

Pregnancy is a physiological condition that its concurrence with fasting introduces some controversies about condition of mother and fetus. However, study reveals that Pregnant women who fast during Ramadan could be putting the health of their unborn baby at risk. Fasting

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BE ALERT: Lassa Fever Re-emerges, Kebbi State Confirms 6 Cases, One Death

The deadly Lassa fever disease has re-emerged in the country, causing the death of one person from six cases and sparking fear in Kebbi State. The Kebbi State Government on Sunday confirmed this in the state. Doctor Assad Hassan, Epidemiologist

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Eating These Snacks During Pregnancy Could Help Your Child Become Smarter

If you want a smart child, a recent study has suggested that eating these snacks during pregnancy can help with this. Scientists from the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) discovered that women who ate three 30g servings of these

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From Lime to Lemonde: Life Journey Of Iyanu Tinubu, Living With Sickle Cell Will Inspire You To Look Beyond Your Present Condition

If anything is worth sharing, it’s this! What an amazing young woman! Iyanu Tinubu, a Nigerian teenager has become an inspiration to many sickle cell patients after sharing her painful journey so far. In an Instagram post, the teenager spoke about

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Do You Frequently Urinate At Night? This Is What It May Mean To Your Health

If you’re waking up at night to urinate, you may be experiencing a symptom called nocturia. Nocturia is a condition in which people wake up during the night because they need to urinate. This condition may be a sign of

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Can Pineapple Really Make You Taste Sweeter Down There?

A lot of women obsess with information on how to keep their vaginas healthy which is a good thing. Many more women are seeking natural options to make their sensitive part smell and even taste sweeter which is still a

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DIABETES VICTORY: Type 2 Diabetes Can Be Reversed By Low Calorie Diet, Research Finds

A new research has suggested that when people consume 850 calories a day for three months, keeping the weight off can arrest type-2 diabetes for at least two years. The findings have been described as “exciting” by the lead scientist.

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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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Motherhood: 5 Habits That Foster Your Belly Fat

Ogbugoh Terundu Joy Excess belly fat is bad for your clothes and dangerous to your health. It poses risk of diseases such as type 2 diabetes, cancer and even heart disease. Nobody likes belly fat. People spend their lives dreading

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