Greenhouse farming getting rooted in Lagos, Ogun
As the gap in efforts to produce enough food to feed the country’s increasing population continues to widen, experts have severally called for the innovation of agriculture
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 Lack of Fruits And Vegetables Affect The Body
It is often said that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but what happens when you don’t have an apple or any fruit at all? That’s one thought many fail to take into consideration. No doubt fruits and vegetables contain some of the most vital nutrients for our health but when you don’t…
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.
Chemical (spiritual) warfare - Part 2
The food of the world If God wanted a man to do to the vegetables and seeds what we now do to them, He would have said so. We have so refined and processed the things that we eat and these same things are the causes of disease in us. People like Methuselah in his…
5 Vegetables You Should Add To Your Diet
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…
Cooked Or Raw: Better Way To Eat Your Vegetables And Fruits
Many people eat enough fruit and less eats enough vegetables every day. So, which is the better way to eat fruits and vegetables? Cooked or raw? The answer depends on the food. Heat can destroy vital nutrients in fruits and vegetables, but not always. Cooked tomatoes have three times more lycopene, which reduces the risk…
Seven steps to healthy living - Part 2
Food is essential to life and by the life I am referring to the total well being of the human being. In other words, I am talking about a life of wellness, devoid of any disease, a life well-nourished and life of optimal growth for the young ones that are still growing.
High fruit, vegetable intake lowers blood pressure, reduces cardiac defect
Findings from a new study suggest that inadequate consumption of fruits and vegetables may be a major factor in heart disease death. Fruits and vegetables are rich in vitamins, fiber, potassium, magnesium, and antioxidants. A diet that includes fruits and vegetables can lower blood pressure, reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer, and improve…
Why That Fruit And Vegetable Mix Isn’t Healthy
We all think that a bowl of fruits and vegetables is the best kind of meal anyone can have. So we go ahead to chop all the fruits and vegetables that our refrigerator has, squeeze a lime, add a dash of salt and we believe it to be the healthiest. But, the reverse is the…
How vending food, fruits, vegetables has empowered Nigerians, businesses’
Guy Futi is the Managing Director of Jumia Food, Now and Party. He spoke with Head of Agro-Economy Desk, FEMI IBIROGBA on how the company’s business of interfacing between customers and restaurants, groceries as well as food manufacturers have evolved. He says the unit has empowered hundreds of players along the chains. Will you tell…
‘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.