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Yam could liberate Africa from excessive rice consumption – Expert

A Geneticist at the University of Ibadan, Dr Morufat Balogun, on Sunday said Nigeria produced 70 per cent of the yam grown annually and globally.   Balogun, who is also a researcher at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA),

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Roast Chicken and Vegetables

It’s the Christmas season! Happy Holidays people :D Let’s try a new recipe “Roast Chicken and Vegetables” that your family & guests will keep smiling and talking about long after this festive season!   Roast Chicken and Vegetables Ingredients –

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“We May Introduce Non-alcoholic Beer” Says Nigerian Breweries Plc

Nigerian Breweries Plc (NB Plc) has stated that it would not hesitate to introduce non-alcoholic beer beverages whenever consumer insights dictate that direction. Unlike in some developed economies, none of the breweries in Nigeria is yet to put a non-alcoholic

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What Is Owambe

Owambe is a party, Nigerian style.   An owambe usually marks a milestone: a celebration of life, achievement, love, baby naming, wedding, 50th birthday, or even a funeral. Though there are people who throw owambe just for the hell of

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Medicinal Benefits of Tangerine

Tangerine is a specific variant of Mandarin oranges (Citrus Reticulate) which is reddish orange in colour. It belongs to the family of Rutaceae and is cultivated mainly in the tropical forests of Africa and Asia. It is a fibrous fruit

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Good Care For Your Knives

Knives are the most used tools in any kitchen. Most of food preparation involves peeling, chopping, cutting, and slicing whole food ingredients like vegetables, fruits, and meats.   Though there are handy tools you can use to your knives sharp,

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Six Reasons To Juice Fruits

Juicing fruit is one of the greatest things you can do for your body, beauty and mind. Freshly made fruit and vegetable juices deliver a deliciously invigorating infusion of “liquid nutrition” to your cells ? giving you a boost of

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After-Meal Exercise May Reduce Heart Disease Risk

A high-fat meal may not be quite as bad for your body if you exercise shortly afterward, a small study from Japan suggests. The results show that walking and doing light resistance training one hour after eating a high-fat meal

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Fruits Can Reduce Menstrual Cramps

For the average woman, the monthly period is a bore. And the feeling is worse when it is accompanied with pains, otherwise known as menstrual cramps. Menstrual cramps medically called dysmenorrheal?are usually felt in the lower abdomen or back; and

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Egusi Soup

The Nigerian Egusi soup, prepared with melon seeds, is native to the southern part of Nigeria – Igbos and Yorubas. Egusi soup is also one of the most popular soups for all Nigerians and non-Nigerians that like Nigerian fufu recipes.

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