Category Health & Nutrition

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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Nigerian Doctor, Harvey Olufunmilayo Lists Reasons Why Animal Hides And Skin (Ponmo) Consumption Is Dangerous To Your Child’s Health

A Nigerian doctor, who is known for giving medical advice on the popular microblogging platform, Twitter, Harvey Olufunmilayo has advised Nigerians against the consumption of animal hides popularly known as PONMO in local parlance. According to the doctor, ponmo is

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Breast Milk Shows New Opportunities For Reducing Heart Damage Caused In Premature Birth -Researchers

Researchers have found that feeding premature babies breast milk could reduce heart damage caused by an early birth. Babies born before full-term – 37 weeks – are thought to have weaker hearts due to smaller chambers that help pump the

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Man Warns on Twitter About The Dangers Of Being Obese After The Sudden Death of His Cousin

A Nigerian man @Henrriee took to social media to advice obese people and also narrate how his overweight cousin died after preparing for church on the morning of November 17, 2019. According to the man, the cousin who was only

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World Diabetes Day: Association Expresses Worry Over Potential Health Risk Of Eating Processed Foods

The Association of Nigerian Dietitians has urged mothers to prepare their own foods with necessary ingredients for their families to ensure healthy living. President of the association, Prof. Elizabeth Ngwu, gave the advice while speaking on the 2019 World Diabetes

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Paediatrician, Dr Adaugo Onyedinma Explains Why Viral Gastroenteritis Is More Pronounced In Children And How To Prevent It

Viral gastroenteritis is an intestinal infection marked by watery diarrhea, abdominal cramps, nausea or vomiting, and sometimes fever. The most common way to develop viral gastroenteritis — often called stomach flu —is through contact with an infected person or by

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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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Why Skipping Breakfast Is Bad For Your Health – Research

Unfortunately, the eating pattern of an average Nigerian has increasingly varied and become irregular apparently due to changes in lifestyles. Today, breakfast which scientists say is the best meal of the day is missed in favour of snacking throughout the

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5 Great Tips & Inspiration From Stacy Blair Who Has Lost More Than 200 Pounds

Stacy Blair who lives near Minneapolis, said she had an “aha” moment two years ago that motivated her to change her life, and ultimately lose more than 200 pounds. The 30-year-old told Good Morning America: “One morning I was getting

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10 Things Pregnant Mums Must Know

Pregnancy news is one of the most joyous news a couple could ever receive, and that’s particularly true for the woman. However, being pregnant is one thing, giving birth safely is another. According to medical researchers, it is unfortunate that some

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