Vegetarian diet lowers risk of developing urinary tract infections by 16%
Can a vegetarian diet help stave off urinary tract infections (UTIs)? Studying Taiwanese Buddhists has revealed a link between plant-based foods and a lower risk of UTIs
268 LGAs lack fibre connectivity
About 268 local government areas (LGAs) in Nigeria, are currently without any form of fibre connectivity, thereby making telephony services in the area, next to nothing.
‘Why more Nigerians may die of diet-related diseases’
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.
Classification of heart-healthy nutrients
Before I write on the nutrients in the 25 heart-healthy foods, I intend to first of all classify these nutrients. The heart is such an important organ in the body that no effort should be spared in understanding what nutrients are required to keep the heart functioning optimally, always. The heart is one organ in…
Diet rich in fibre, vegetables relieves depression, researchers find
A healthful diet can "significantly reduce" symptoms of depression. That's the definitive conclusion from a meta-analysis of existing randomized, clinical trials. Researchers have long suspected that a poor diet can lead to poor mental health. Although the underpinnings of mental health problems are complex, some scientists have suggested that "diet is as important to psychiatry…
How regular fibre intake delays brain ageing
Fibre is a key element of a healthful diet. New research breaks down the mechanism by which it can delay age-related brain inflammation. Fibre can be found in fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, beans, pulses, and whole-grain foods. If all the studies that urge people to consume a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains…
How to naturally lose weight fast
While there are endless diets, supplements, and meal replacement plans claiming to ensure rapid weight loss, most lack any scientific evidence. There are, however, some strategies backed by science that do have an impact on weight management. These strategies include exercising, keeping track of calorie intake, intermittent fasting, and reducing the number of carbohydrates in…