7 Jan 2022
TH1 cytokines orchestrate an abnormal immune response to the implantation of the fertilised egg. Rather than suppressing your killer cells, they stimulate their activity. It can lead to defects and the loss of the fetus.
22 Oct 2019
Nigeria’s leading evaporated milk brand, Hollandia Evap Milk, has launched a new marketing communication campaign. Aimed at inspiring and enabling consumers to achieve their daily goals
13 Jun 2019
This series will be reviewing emerging lifestyles vis-a-vis common eating habits as well as essential but often ignored or completely misunderstood measures we could adopt to remain healthy. I will start this discussion, which I intend to make as interactive as possible, with my thoughts on fasting (an exercise that has become a major practice…
26 Apr 2019
Contamination of rice with arsenic is a major problem in some regions of the world with high rice consumption. Now, researchers reporting in the ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology have found a way to reduce inorganic arsenic in rice by modifying processing methods at traditional, small-scale parboiling plants in Bangladesh. The new method has…
5 Apr 2019
Nigeria ranks 42nd out of 195 countries with the highest rate of diet-related deaths, with low intake of whole grains being the leading dietary risk factor for mortality and disease in Nigeria, United States (US), India, Brazil, Pakistan, Russia, Egypt, Germany, Iran, and Turkey.
14 Oct 2016
More than half of women over 60 take calcium supplements — many without the oversight of a physician — because they believe it will reduce their risk of osteoporosis, researchers estimate.