3 Worst Foods For The Brain
Your brain is the most important organ in your body. It keeps your heart beating, lungs breathing and all the systems in your body functioning. That’s why it’s essential to keep your brain working in perfect condition with a healthy diet. Some foods have negative effects on the brain, impacting your memory and mood and…
COVID-19: Why Nigerians should avoid imported frozen foods now
As part of moves to permanently flatten the curve of the coronavirus pandemic in the country, health experts have cautioned Nigerians on the consumption of imported frozen foods for now. The warning is coming on the heels of a circular issued by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), recently, on a planned importation or smuggling in…
Food union denies leadership crisis as aggrieved members form faction
The National Union of Foods, Beverages and Tobacco Employees (NUFBTE), has refuted reports by some former members that it has a leadership crisis. The aggrieved members, who pulled out to form a faction, alleged that the leadership of the union was restrained by a court injunction from extending tenure of the president, Lateef Oyelekan,…
Addressing effects of GMOs
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), Genetically Modified (GM) organisms/foods are those derived from organisms whose genetic material has been modified
TG Arla Foods donates N150 million to COVID-19 intervention fund
In line with its commitment to the health and well-being of Nigerians, especially during this challenging period of the COVID-19, TG Arla Foods Nigeria Limited, makers of Dano Milk brands
Lifting Nigerian farmers out of poverty with Lagos’ model agro-market
In 2018/2019, a World Bank report indicated that Nigeria was becoming the headquarters of poverty with approximately 87 million Nigerians living in abject poverty
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.
4 Foods That Can Boost Your Mental Health
There are so many foods that are eaten which are meant to boost the brain's function, however, little attention has been given to foods that can boost the mind. Below are some foods that are good for your mental health. Oily fish DHA [(Docosahexaenoic acid) is an Omega-3 fatty acid, which helps improve both short…
Professionals blame cassava flour policy’s failure on government’s insincerity
Agronomists, cassava breeders, and agricultural entrepreneurs have called on the Federal Government to revisit its import substitution policy that seeks to add about 20 per cent of cassava flours in wheat flour.
Smugglers conceal foods alongside poisonous substances, customs alleges
Sequel to joint action at the nation’s border posts, smugglers have devised another means of concealing contrabands, mostly food items with poisonous substances.
Foods With High Cholesterol
When you are shopping and you see an item that says it’s low in cholesterol, you still need to check the nutrition label. If it’s high in saturated fat, it can raise your LDL (“bad”) cholesterol. Also, check the serving size. It might be smaller than you think, and if you eat too much, you’ll…