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28 Mar 2021
Avocados are quite popular as a sweet treat in many Asian countries. Often, avocados are blended with sweetened condensed milk for a buttery, sweet milkshake-like treat. The coconut milk lends a wonderfully tropical flavour, balancing out the avocado beautifully. Ingredients 1 Hass avocado, diced ½ cup low-fat vanilla yogurt ½ cup whole milk Coconut Ice…
26 Mar 2021
A message posted on Facebook in Nigeria claims that avocado seed powder will treat high blood pressure, prevent cancer and reduce “excessive sugar”. “Get 4 seeds of English pear (Avocado pear), cut into pieces, dry under the sun and grind into powder,” it reads. “Put a teaspoon of this powder into your prepared palp and drink. Once…
6 Feb 2020
Medical experts have alerted to the rising incidence of gallbladder diseases in Nigeria. The doctors under the aegis of the Nigerian Chapter of European-African Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
23 Aug 2019
The skin is the largest external organ on the human body. That makes the skin deserving of special attention. However, things like cracks and dry patches - symptoms of dry skin can ruin your healthy skin. Rather than applying different creams and soap, you can make use of natural remedies for your dry skin.  Below are…
9 Aug 2019
According to reports, about 20 – 30 per cent of men suffer from premature ejaculation. Premature ejaculation (PE) occurs when the man ejaculates sooner than he or his partner would like during sex. Occasional PE is also known as rapid ejaculation, premature climax or early ejaculation. PE might not be a cause for worry. However,…
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1 Aug 2019
Avocado is one of the most unique fruits. The popularity of the avocado is down to its rich, creamy, velvety texture and mild flavour. It belongs to the family of Lauraceae; a group that also includes members such as cinnamon and laurel. There are dozens of varieties of avocado ranging in size, colour and texture. For those…
18 Jul 2019
Recent studies have demonstrated how extracts of avocado, bamboo, Moringa oleifera, lime, lemon, and alligator pepper provide ‘cure’ for viral infections including herpes simplex, dengue fever, hepatitis, polio, yellow fever, measles...
5 Apr 2019
The healthiest part of an avocado could be the pit that most people throw away, a new study suggests. Researchers from Penn State University found that an extract in avocado seeds reduced inflammation caused by white blood cells. The team says the findings are evidence that the extract could be turned into a food ingredient,…
5 Jul 2018
Some medicinal plants have been shown to reverse or improve deranged cardiovascular parameters particularly raised blood pressure and other complications associated with these diseases.
7 Jun 2018
The liver is an organ about the size of a football that sits just under the rib cage on the right side of the abdomen. The liver is essential for digesting food and ridding the body of toxic substances.Liver disease can be inherited (genetic) or caused by a variety of factors that damage the liver,…
1 May 2018
New research from the University of Adelaide has found that taking vitamin B6 could help people to recall their dreams. The study published online ahead of print in Perceptual and Motor Skills, included 100 participants from around Australia taking high-dose vitamin B6 supplements before going to bed for five consecutive days. Vitamin B6 occurs naturally…
24 Mar 2018
To stay in good health, it is important that women eat certain foods that are especially good for issues that affect them such as brittle bones (osteoporosis), pregnancy...


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Four years after its ban, there seems to be hope in sight for Hibiscus flower exporters to resume direct export to Mexico, following the renewal of economic ties between the two countries.
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Flooding caused by torrential rains in Sudan has killed at least 52 people and damaged or destroyed thousands of homes, state media reported Saturday.
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it is almost set for the Tinubu/Shettima presidential campaign for the 2023 general elections.
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Thirty-five persons kidnapped three weeks ago at Keke Millennium City under Cikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State have regained their freedom. The victims returned to Keke B community Saturday evening and were received by hundreds of people. A leader of a Joint Taskforce of the community Uwasu Yunusa confirmed their release. Our correspondent gathered that…