Category Health & Nutrition

It is Not a Miracle: Remarkable Transformation of Severely Malnourished Baby Goes Viral

The United Nations Children’s Education Fund, UNICEF, on Monday shared a side by side photo showing the incredible transformation of a once severely malnourished child. According to UNICEF, after months of intensive nutritional treatment, Joemar, whose skin was hanging from his bones, began to

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Shed Some Pounds Using These Surefire Tricks

Ireyimika Oyegbami Maintaining a healthy weight can often be a struggle, but there are numerous tricks which you can play on yourself to help keep weight gain in check. Whether you’re looking to shed some weight, or simply establish a

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See NAFDAC Warning Against Consuming Fruits Ripened With Calcium Carbide

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned the public to shun consumption of fruits ripened with calcium carbide. The agency gave the warning on Monday in Abuja in a statement signed by its management,

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‘Nigerians should increase their intake of sugar’- National Sugar Development Council

At a time when the world is trying to regulate sugar consumption, The Executive Secretary of National Sugar Development Council (NSDC), Dr. Lateef Busari, has disclosed that the sugar intake in Nigeria is very low, compared with other countries in

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10 Tips From a Fitness Trainer to Diminish Cellulite (Part One)

Jincy Kelly In the US, 90% of women suffer from cellulite while 64% suffer from being overweight. The mention of the word cellulite, sends a lot of women into an anxious tizzy. Cellulite is a quizzical, unwelcome phenomenon that arrives

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5 Ways To Slice Onions Without Crying

Mark Wealth Someone described onions as bad lovers because they make people cry. That was an amusing food for thought. So what is it that makes tears flow freely when you’re slicing onions? Is it possible to slice onions without

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Family Recipe: How To Prepare Spaghetti Bolognese

Ineh Olisah Treat your kids to a healthy meal of spaghetti bolognese this weekend. Nutritious and very easy to prepare, this meal will make your children smack their lips and keep coming for more. You will need… olive oil brown

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Did You Know Breastfeeding Prevents Cancer & Diabetes in Mothers? | Dr. Stanley Nanama

The world breastfeeding week is marked annually from Aug. 1 to 7 to raise awareness on the benefits of breastfeeding to the child among others. Quiet a number of experts emphasized on things pertaining to breastfeeding a child and having

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Lassa Fever Re-emerges | One Confirmed Dead in Plateau State

The deadly Lassa fever disease has re-emerged in Plateau State, causing the death of one person and sparking fear in the area. The Plateau State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Kamshak Kudeng, confirmed the outbreak of the fever in an interview

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Three Siblings Caught Selling Beans Preserved with Insecticide in Lagos

Three siblings, Faith Ogbona, Chidioke Ogbona and Sunday Ogbona, who are beans traders on Adenekan Street, Alagbado, Lagos State, have been arrested by the police for allegedly selling beans preserved with an insecticide called “Sniper” to members of the public. According

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2 Simple Tricks To Prevent Kids & Adults From Becoming Overweight

With child obesity rising at alarming rate, a study that reveals simple tricks to prevent kids from becoming overweight is welcomed. An experiment conducted over the course of a year has revealed that children who were told to eat more

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Health Minister Warns Nigerian’s About The Consumption Of Isi Ewu, Suya, Kilishi

Nigeria’s incumbent health minister, Prof. Adewole urged Nigerians to abstain from the consumption of our traditional meat based meal such as Isi ewu, Kilishi, Suya, Ngwo Ngwo and others. He made this claim at First Annual Black Tie event organized

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Health Alert! See What Eating One Egg A Day Can Save You From According To Experts

Experts have revealed that it is a myth that eggs are bad for your heart. Rather, they found eggs may reduce inflammation that can trigger disease. Scientists looked at the diet of around 300,000 adults, they found a daily egg cut

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6 Amazing Benefits of Drinking Coconut Water

Refreshing, low in calories and cholesterol free, coconut water contains easily digestible carbohydrates, fatty acids and electrolytes, has high hydrating properties like water, and offers a tasty and healthier alternative to fizzy drinks. Find 6 of the several ways this

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Men with Low Sperm Count Should Eat More Goat Meat- Zoologist Says

Here is good news to all men with low sperm count – here is your remedy. Professor of Applied Zoology, Stephen Oluwagbemiga, has adviced that that people with low sperm count should eat more goat meat and foods that contain different nutrients

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”Please Stop Eating ‘moin-moin’ Cooked In Cellophane” Minister Warns

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, has reportedly warned Nigerians to desist from eating ‘moin-moin’ (bean cake) cooked in nylon. The minister then advised the use of the leaf ‘ewe’ for cooking moin-moin. See the post below… Photo credit: Kayode Akintemi

WEIGHT LOSS: How to Tell You’re on a Healthy Diet

Dr. Toyin Bode-Abass A healthful diet is one that is adequate, balanced, controls calories, is moderate and comprises of variety. Your diet should contain foods that suit your personality, lifestyle, family, culture/tradition and of course your budget. Ultimately, a healthful

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Check Out These Amazing Health Benefits of Eating Okra

Okra, also called Okro is a staple used for various recipes in this clime. Check out this quite informative piece we found on its many health benefits to the body by CE‘s Arjun Walia. Okra, is a widely used vegetable

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Smoothies: One Fun Way To Get Kids To Eat Veggies And Fruits

 By Assa Adenusi The big question is, “how do you get your kids to eat more fruits and vegetables?” Fruits are available in our country with 2 to 3 or more fruits in season throughout the year. I love fruits

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Top 10 Tips to Control Your Cholesterol Level

Jeff Fischer Cholesterol is a waxy steroid of fat produced in the liver or intestines which is then transported in the bloods of all mammals. It is used to produce hormones, cell membranes, bile acids and vitamin D. However, high levels

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NUTRITION: 10 Ways to Boost Your Fibre Intake

Shereen Lehman Fibre is an important part of a healthy balanced diet, and it helps prevent heart disease, diabetes, excessive weight gain, some cancers, and improve digestive health. The problem however is that most people don’t get enough fiber in their diet,

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Foods You Should Refrigerate & Those Better Left At Room Temperature

How do you preserve your groceries? There are 3 options here namely; at room temperature, in the fridge or in the freezer. Find out which grocery is best preserved in one of these places. Surprisingly, most fruits and vegetables are better

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6 Most Common Vitamins Your Baby Needs

These are some of the most common supplemental vitamins for babies, and when you might need to use them as compiled by the New Kids Centre. 1. Vitamin D This can be a tricky one, because it can be tough

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5 Signs Your Child Has Tongue-tie

Normally, the tongue is loosely attached to the base of the mouth with a piece of skin called the lingual frenulum. In babies with tongue-tie, this piece of skin is unusually short and tight, restricting the tongue’s movement. This prevents

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4 Ways to Encourage Healthy Snacking In Children

By Eyinade Eweje For most parents, getting children to opt less for processed or prepackaged snacks and settle for healthier options such as fruits is often a challenge. Try these tips: 1. Stock your refrigerator with more fresh fruits and vegetables such as

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