Category Health & Nutrition

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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Making Every Calorie Count: 10 Kinds Of Food You Need To Eat When Pregnant

Congratulations! That’s the first word to say to you. The next word is that eating correctly when you are pregnant is one of the most important steps to ‘building’ a healthy baby. Your body provides your foetus with everything it

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How Your Junk Food Habit Could Affect Your Grand-Children Study Reveals

Damaging effects of a high-fat diet can be passed down 3 generations, researchers at University of Zurich posited. Women who eat diets high in fat and junk foods risk damaging the health of 3 future generations of their family, according

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Healthy Food To Eat Just Before You Hit Your Bed

On health grounds, we have been told that eating before bed causes weight gain because ones metabolism slows down when one is asleep but another school of thought has explained otherwise. According to FoodEatSafe, the myth that food eaten before

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NAFDAC Warns of the Deadly Effect of Consuming Rotten Tomatoes

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Friday warned Nigerians against the consumption of rotten tomatoes to forestall cancer. A Deputy Director with the agency, Mrs. Christiana Essenwa gave the warning in an interview with

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New Study Reveals How Eating Fish Affects A Child’s IQ And Sleeping Habit

According to research, fish contains a good number of nutrients that are important for your child’s development. Most experts agree that the key nutrients are two omega-3 fatty acids – DHA and EPA – that are difficult to find in

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We Love New Study that Reveals The Impact of Your Diet On Mental Health/Depression

Experts, in a new study, have revealed the relationship between your diet and your mental health. Eating a Mediterranean diet with plenty of fish, fruit, vegetables and nuts lowers a person’s risk of depression. A review of dozens of studies

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Are You A Cereal Offender? See Manufacturers’ Recommended Portions For You

Every morning, millions of us pour a bowl of cereal and eat it without a second thought; because it’s the norm in many homes. But, unless you get out the kitchen scales along with your milk and cereal, chances are

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8 Reasons Not To Give Your Child Fizzy Drinks

Ogbugoh Terundu Joy There are the soft drinks we grab all so often to go with their meals and favourite snacks. There are  flavored, carbonated, sweet and our children just love them! But there are very good reasons why you

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High Level of Weed Killer Chemicals Found In Dozens Of Children’s Cereals | See Brands

Reports making rounds online have shown that high levels of Monsanto’s best-selling weedkiller ingredient is contained in children’s cereals, including Cheerios, Lucky Charms and Quaker Old Fashioned Oats. According to Fox 32 News, this revelation comes just days after a jury

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Wow! Check Out The Many Benefits Of Eating Pumpkin ‘Ugu’ Leaves You Didn’t Know About

Talk about that seemingly not too prized food item that is capable of achieving much more than it is credited for, and you will not be far from right if you named “Ugu” leaves. Medical researchers and nutritionists have said

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New Research: This Effect Of Omega-3 On Pregnancy Is Worthy Of Note

Omega-3 fatty acids are found almost exclusively in fish and seafood and its best sources are oily fish such as sardines and mackerel. Diet during pregnancy can be a tricky thing to navigate, especially when it comes to fish. There’s

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Enlightening: Beyond Sweetness, Why You Should Eat Oranges Everyday

An associate professor and a researcher from the University of Sydney, Bamini Gopinath has revealed that taking an orange a day could keep away bad eyesight. Medical costs most times, cannot be qualified as ‘child’s play’ as such. Therefore, when

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Important Reason Why WHO Recommends Less Than Five Grammes of Salt as Daily Consumption for Adults

The World Health Organisation, WHO has recommended that every adult should consume less than five grammes of salt which is equivalent to less than one teaspoon daily to maintain a healthy life. WHO, on its Twitter Handle @WHOAFRO, on Saturday,

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