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Healthy eating for kids

Enjoying good health now and in the future comes from good habits and food choices. Therefore, healthy eating and healthy habits instilled into children are essential. Children who are taught to eat healthy foods at an early age are more

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9 Reasons to Eat Cucumbers

9 Reasons to Eat Cucumbers 1. Protect Your Brain Cucumbers contain an anti-inflammatory flavonol called fisetin that appears to play an important role in brain health. In addition to improving your memory and protecting your nerve cells from age-related decline,1fisetin

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Foods that benefit various body parts

There’s no question that maintaining a nutritious diet can help keep your body healthy. But when it comes to which foods can specifically benefit which body parts, science remains surprisingly sketchy. For all the hype about the health benefits of,

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The benefits of food on our health

There are many beneficial effects that certain foods have on health, many having potential healing or medicinal properties. Emerging research is telling us that certain substances found in foods can help to protect us against disease. There are many ways

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‘Our food stuff safe for consumption’

Lassa Fever, which was first discovered in lassa town in Borno State in 1969, has killed scores of Nigerians in the last six months of its outbreak. It was gathered that despite the rise in the number of people that

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Food as medicine

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Health Forever Products Limited, Otunba Olajuwon Okubena writes on the role of food as ‘medicine’. Hippocrates lived about 2,500 years ago. The interpretation of his quote is that the ideal food should have, in addition

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Expert canvasses rice revolution for food security

African governments and policymakers have been urged to improve management practices and policies as a way of increasing rice production on the continent. A professor of development economics and an agricultural development expert in both Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, Keijiro

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How to Make Agidi or Eko

Nigerian Agidi or Eko is Nigeria’s Jello sort of. It is made with corn flour. The process is very similar to how to make Ogi but with a slight difference.   Agidi or Eko tastes so good with hot Akara

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How to Cook Okpa di Oku: Oji River Okpa and 9th Mile Okpa

Okpa di oku, Okpa di oku, Okpa! Okpa!! Okpa!!! If you are travelling to Enugu, Nigeria from Onitsha, Lagos etc, anywhere from the west of Enugu, these shouts from Okpa sellers will remind you that you are approaching Enugu. How

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How to Cook Garden Egg Sauce/Stew

Garden Egg Sauce may well be the best sauce for Boiled White Yam. It contains palm oil which boiled yam loves. It can also be prepared with vegetable oil but I do not recommend that. Keep reading for details. How

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