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The Six Major Food Groups & Their Importance

Food groups and there various importance to a healthy balanced diet were taught to us years ago in primary school. In the present day how often do we try to factor the food groups’ basics into our meal plans?  

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Eating Enough Vegetables Helps Fight Cancer – – Expert

A food technologist, Mr Ochuko Erinkainwe, says most cancer cases can be prevented by eating enough vegetables, noting that it remains the only natural food that helps to fight the disease. Erinkainwe spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

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Storage of food in plastic containers has been linked to hypertension

Do you store food in plastic containers? I do too, but there has been a report that food in plastic containers have been linked to hypertension. We can not prove how this report is, but below is what the reports are

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Picking Out A Good Watermelon

People often say that buying a good watermelon is hit or miss, but it doesn’t have to be if you look for a few things when you’re picking out your melon.   Delicious, Red and Juicy!! That’s how a watermelon

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How Healthy is Your Diet? Take a Diet Quiz Now

If asked, many of us will say we maintain a healthy diet. How true is that though? I wonder. I came across this fun quiz that can help us test our individual knowledge on what healthy diet really is. Please

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Microwave: Things You Shouldn’t Heat Up with Microwave

Microwave makes life convenient, but they should be used sparingly, firstly because of the radiation they emit and secondly because they can be dangerous. Here are some items that you should never put in the microwave. Eggs: Even if you’re

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Tomatoes ‘important in prostate cancer prevention’

Eating tomatoes may lower the risk of prostate cancer, research suggests. Men who consume more than 10 portions of tomatoes each week reduce their risk by about 20 per cent, according to a UK study. Prostate cancer is the second

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The Best Time To Eat Fruits

Just because fruits are healthy for you, does not mean you eat them randomly. The best times to eat fruits are as follows:   • Empty Stomach Eating fruits on an empty stomach is an excellent way to detoxify your system. This is also

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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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