Researchers and some master bakers have urged bakery and confectionery businesses to experiment and adopt the use of Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato (OFSP) to tame the rising price of bread in Nigeria.
To solve the nutritional and dietary challenges of most Nigerians and minimize malnutrition with Vitamins B6 and C, manganese, magnesium and phosphorus present in the product, a firm has introduced an improved food product. The Managing Director of Lamb Weston/Meijer (LWM) Nigeria Limited, Victor Nwachukwu, has said Poundo Potato presents Nigerians desirous of light swallow…
29 Nov 2021
“This food is tasteless. There is no salt in this soup. How can you cook without salt? Please come and take away this food,” Mr. Obiwenite Okongwu blurted out to his wife Chizoba.
19 Nov 2021
The Federal Government has solicited for more financial support and opportunities to enhance production, processing and upscaling of investment in the potato value chain.
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…
17 May 2020
Vegetables and fruits serve as healthy agents that help to keep the body fit. Vegetables and fruits consist of nutrients that have healthy benefits suiting for the body. All vegetables and fruits are a good source of vitamins. However, everything that has an advantage also has a disadvantage, and fruits and vegetables are no exception.…
6 Feb 2020
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
25 Feb 2019
Researchers in the United States of America have developed a new technology that can trap photosynthetic energy capable of increasing crop productivity by at least 40 per cent. The researchers explained that “plants convert sunlight into energy through photosynthesis but most crops on the planet are plagued by a photosynthetic glitch, and to deal with…
1 Nov 2018
‘Dieting in pregnancy’, is a phrase that evokes variable emotions, while some people are strongly against it (a pregnant woman should eat whatever she wants), a few pregnant women are open to the possibility to losing any excess weight. Should a pregnant woman diet? How safe would it be? Dieting is defined as the kinds…
12 Jun 2018
Perfect for this season, these kebabs are the perfect companion when you're home on a rainy day. Potatoes make for a filling snack or this can be served as a side with jollof rice or any other desired dish. *Recipe serves four. Ingredients 1/2 kg beef, cut into 1-inch cubes 1-1/2 tsps steak seasoning 1…
3 Sep 2016
Don’t forget that before we discovered oil in Nigeria, agriculture was a very serious venture; the west was known for Cocoa; the North for groundnut and the East for palm oil.