No nutritional value in ponmo consumption, says expert
MEDICAL Consultant, Ultra Modern Clinic, Government House, Awka, Dr. Sunny Ekwunife, has dismissed claims that consumption of cow-skin or animal skin ponmo is healthy.
Ekwunife told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday in Awka that animal skin does not have any proven medical value, but rather it is unhealthy.
“There is no truth in believing that cow skin (ponmo) is good for the elderly. How can a damaged motor tire that has chemical components added to it while producing, add anything good to a cow skin which undergoes a process of roasting with its flame add to the human body?” he asked.
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