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Can caffeine really boost your health?

Although enduring a bad press in recent years, a growing body of scientific research suggests that caffeine could actually offer up some serious health benefits. Whether optimizing fat burning, lifting moods, or even improving exercise endurance, it seems that caffeine

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Chinese duck stir fry recipe

Chinese duck stir fry is full of vegetables, all of which count towards your ‘five a day’ and help contribute to your fibre intake. The different coloured vegetables help provide a range of antioxidants that help prevent heart disease and

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7 foods that can enhance the effects of exercise

When it comes to working out, food impacts upon your performance in different ways, and we all want to get the most from our hard work. We present you with seven foods that enhance your performance to make your workout

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SHREDDED TURKEY AND PONMO YAM POTTAGE

I have been dreaming of pottage for weeks and couldn’t resist the urge to eat yam anymore but I didn’t want the traditional palm oil pottage (asaro). I wanted something different with an entirely different taste yet very delicious. I

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MATSE’S PLANTAIN BREAD

I love plantain and I buy a lot of it. The sad part is that when it gets too ripe, it becomes quite useless to me. What do I do next? I toss it into the garbage bin. Waste of

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Focus on agriculture’ll reduce food imports —Utomi

Renowned economist and the president, Center for Values in Leadership, Professor Pat Utomi, has urged the Federal Government to pay greater attention to the agricultural sector in order to prevent rising food import bill. Utomi, who spoke in an exclusive

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FG, Netherlands collaborate to boost food production

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has expressed the willingness of Nigeria to partner the Netherland government in the area of machineries that can convert shafts from rice mills to briquettes for household use. The move

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Dollar scarcity: 40,000 jobs threatened, food prices soar

The difficulties in getting foreign exchange and the steep fall in the value of the naira are seriously affecting the manufacturing sector, with prices of locally made and imported food items heading northward, IFE ADEDAPO writes The scarcity of foreign

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10 ways to overcome emotional eating

For emotional eaters, losing weight isn’t quite as easy as “going on a diet” or deciding to only eat when you’re hungry. If you find yourself turning to food to help you cope with bad feelings, it is important to

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Top 10 healthy breakfast options

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so it’s essential that you make it a healthy one. We’ve compiled 10 healthy breakfast ideas to help you prepare a much needed nutritional kick-start to your day. Try smoked salmon

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