Spectre of no-deal Brexit returns to haunt virus-hit UK
The prospect of a no-deal Brexit looms again in Britain, stoking fears of a painful double whammy for an economy already on its knees due to the deadly coronavirus outbreak. Concern is mounting as Britain and the European Union meet again in London this week, with hopes fading of an immediate breakthrough and an approaching…
Dietary recommendations of fats and oils
Depending on the type of fats and oils, they can either be implicated in the development of a disease or one that can prevent diseases that may be caused by another kind of fat. For instance, fats and oils have a very significant role to play concerning the health of the arteries, the heart, and…
Fatty fish without environmental pollutants protect against type 2 diabetes
If the fatty fish we eat were free of environmental pollutants, it would reduce our risk of developing type 2 diabetes. However, the pollutants in the fish have the opposite effect
How to lower stroke, anxiety disorders risk
People who eat a vegetarian diet rich in nuts, vegetables and soy may have a lower risk of stroke than people who eat a diet that includes meat and fish, according to a study published
Concerns over rise in gallbladder diseases
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
How women empowerment can improve productivity
Despite a critical role women play in agriculture and their efforts to contribute to feeding about 200 million Nigerians with wholesome foods, they are faced with a number of difficulties that hinder productivity and sustainability.
How healthy diet prevents kidney disease, by research
Following a healthy diet may reduce your risk of suffering kidney disease, research suggests. Scientists at Bond University in Australia analysed the dietary habits of more than 630,000 people over a decade.
Beware! Unwholesome tilapia in Lagos markets
Lovers of fish have been warned of fake and unwholesome Tilapia fish, flooding the markets daily, with attendant serious health risks to consumers. Tilapia is a mild-flavored, lean fish, one of the most popular specie to eat...
‘We have empowered more youths, women in fish production’
The Federal College of Fisheries and Marine Technology, Lagos, has trained about 150 youths and women in fish production and value addition. Provost of the college, Dr Abiodun Sule, who spoke at the closing ceremony of the week-long capacity building in Lagos, in which about 150 participants from Edo, Ogun, Delta, Lagos and Oyo states…