It is easy to just cook with herbs and spices and assume that their only function is to make your food fragrant. Well, did you know that they also have health benefits? Spices and herbs are gotten from plants which contain phytonutrients that have antioxidants. Antioxidants are known for their beneficial properties to the human…
Former Chief Medical Director (CMD), Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Professor of Public Health Medicine and currently Director of the Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance Nigeria, Akin Osibogun has called on well-meaning Nigerians to embrace healthy lifestyles to prevent diabetes and other related health conditions.
St Valentine’s Day is here again. It is a season synonymous with the expression of ‘canal’ love among couples licenced to have sex after marriage.
30 May 2021
Stroke is one of the major public health problems in the world today. It is the third leading cause of death worldwide after ischemic heart disease and cancer. Interestingly, most of these stroke deaths are found in developing countries. The current prevalence of stroke in Nigeria is 1.14 per 1000 while the 30-day case fatality…
31 Dec 2020
The Harmattan is here again. Most parts of the country are already feeling the harsh weather condition. The Harmattan is a season in the West African subcontinent, which occurs between the end of November and the middle of March.
3 Oct 2020
The rats are definitely going to be after your home now that the rains are back as they need cozy corners to survive. Well, the truth is your home then becomes their safest place to hide. I bet you’re saying not on your watch right? But trust me, the rats are most likely going to…
20 Aug 2020
For centuries, people around the world have used garlic as a spice, natural remedy, and pest deterrent - but they didn’t know how powerful or pungent the heads of garlic were until they tasted them.
13 Aug 2020
Scientists have continued to advance efforts to identify and validate plants and natural products with antiviral properties, especially against the deadly Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus
28 Jun 2020
Over the years, scientists have identified ginger, garlic and neem, among other herbs, as having antiviral and antioxidant properties.
3 Feb 2020
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that eating garlic and regularly rinsing nose with saline solution will not guard against coronavirus infection (2019-nCoV).
30 Sep 2019
In the first population-based study to examine the association between onion and garlic consumption and breast cancer in Puerto Rico, researchers found that women...
21 Sep 2019
Vegetables provide nutrients vital for health and maintenance of your body. People who eat more vegetables and fruits as part of an overall healthy diet are likely to have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases. Below are five vegetables you should consider adding to you diet. Garlic The health value of the Garlic as…