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Plant power: The 10 veggies with the most protein

Protein is an essential nutrient your body uses to build and repair tissues. Although animal foods are usually highest in protein, some plants also contain decent amounts. Here are 10 healthy vegetables that contain a fair amount of protein. 1.

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Reasons you should be adding garlic to your diet

“Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.” Those were words from the father of Western Medicine, the ancient Greek physician, Hippocrates. I remember living amongst Indians as a child in the Eric Moore Area of Surulere, in

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Foods that have healing powers

If there were certain foods that could help restore your body and mind, would you eat them? While you wouldn’t necessarily think of your shopping list as a prescription, in actuality, many of the foods you consume have the power

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Anti-inflammatory foods we all need to be eating

When your body is hurt, it rushes white blood cells to the scene to help fight against “invading microbes or to heal damaged tissue.” As this happens, the area begins to swell and a state of inflammation occurs, sometimes causing

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Foods that help you sleep

Some nights, sleep comes quickly and easily and before you even realize it, you’re drifting off to dreamland. Other nights, well, sleep is far more elusive. Whether you’re sweating the little details of an upcoming event, stressing over a big

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Food for better hair

Hair is a major part of a woman’s identity. Whether we choose to straighten it, curl it, dye it or rock it au naturel, feeling good about our hair can take our confidence level from zero to 10 with a

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Oven Grilled Tilapia Fish

Grilled fish is so easy to prepare if you get your recipe right. I wanted to recreate the type of fish I ate at those local corner joints, which is why pepper soup spice is in the list of ingredients. It

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How to Cook Edikang Ikong Soup ( Edikaikong Soup )

Edikang Ikong / Edikaikong soup is a nutritious Nigerian soup recipe made with a generous amount of fresh leafy vegetables, dried fish and assorted meat. It is actually one of the native soups of  the south-eastern states(Efiks) of Nigeria(Cross River

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Apple, Pear & Rosemary Juice

Herbs in your juice? Trust us, it’s so delicious! Plus you get an added boost of antiviral, antibacterial, potent antioxidant power that takes the health benefits to a whole other level. INGREDIENTS 1 apple, cored and cubed 1 pear, cored

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Foods that will give you bad skin

When it comes to acne, we know it’s caused by things we face in our everyday lives. Sweat, dirty pillowcases, and rogue hair product are just a few of the culprits of random breakouts. And wrinkles, of course, are an

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