Category Health & Nutrition

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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Pregnancy Diet: What You Should Be Eating During Your Second Trimester

Many pregnant mums know how crucial diet is for their wellbeing and that of the unborn child but not many of these mums know exactly what diet would help them optimise their health and that of their baby’s. If you

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The Role Of Onion And Garlic Consumption In The Prevention Of Breast Cancer- Research

In the first population-based study to examine the association between onion and garlic consumption and breast cancer in Puerto Rico, researchers found that women who ate sofrito more than once per day had a 67 percent decreased breast cancer risk.

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Diabetologist Instructs Parents On Making This Diet Adjustment To Prevent Type 2 Diabetes In Children

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the way your body metabolizes sugar (glucose) -an important source of fuel for your body. With type 2 diabetes, your body either resists the effects of insulin, a hormone that regulates

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Arthritis, Cancer : Nutritionist, Paul Okoh Harps On Efficacy Of Parsley Leaf In Cure & Prevention

A Nutritionist based in Abuja has analysed the immense benefits Nigerians can reap from parsley leaf in the treatment of arthritis, cancer prevention and other ailments. Paul Okoh disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in

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Drinking Tea Improves Brain Health, Study Suggests

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 made this discovery

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Celebrity Mum, Jada Pinkett Shares How She & Hubby, Will Smith Swiftly Intervened After Son, Jaden, Who Adopted The Vegan Lifestyle Began Wasting Away

Celebrity mum-of-two, actress and television host, Jada Pinkett Smith has revealed that she and her Hollywood actor husband, Will Smith were forced to intervene when their son Jaden turned grey after embracing a new approach to healthy eating. Jaden, 21,

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NAFDAC Enlightens Nigerians On The Dangers Of Consuming Non-Iodine Salt