18 Jul 2018
Eating just one orange a day could prevent a common cause of blindness, new research suggests. Snacking on the popular citrus fruit reduces people's risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD), which affects central vision, by 60 per cent, a study found. Lead author Professor Bamini Gopinath, from the University of Sydney, said: “The data…
15 Jul 2018
A Professor of Food Science and Technology, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU), Abia State, Dr. Gregory Onwuka has disclosed that over 40 per cent of fruits and vegetables harvested in Nigeria yearly get destroyed before they get to the market. He disclosed this while delivering the university’s 35th inaugural lecture titled: “Food Wastes In…
16 Jun 2018
Although animal foods are usually highest in protein, some plants also contain decent amounts that can boost your health and wellbeing. Spinach Spinach is one of the most nutrient-dense leafy green vegetables you can eat.Protein accounts for 30 per cent of its calories and it contains all the essential amino acids. A 1-cup (30-gram) serving…
12 Jun 2018
Some people ask, why should we eat salads when there are other delicious, mouthwatering dishes to savour? Salads are rich vegetables and fruits that have nutritious and health benefits. The ingredients used in making salad include but not limited to carrot, cabbage, cucumber and tomato but who says you can't add yummy fruits like avocados…
4 May 2018
Eating a Mediterranean diet boosts ‘good’ bacteria in the gut, new research suggests. Eating lots of vegetables, fish and olive oil improves good bacteria in the stomach by up to seven per cent compared with a western diet, a study found. Lead author Dr Hariom Yadav, from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in North Carolina,…
19 Sep 2017
The biggest driving factor is that millions of people are eating a diet which consists of too much salt and saturated fat, and not enough fruit, vegetables, nuts, seeds, omega 3, and whole grains, the authors warn.
10 May 2017
It is another reason for parents to persevere when their children refuse to eat their greens. Finishing their vegetables at dinner the night before appears to make them do better at school the next day.
21 Mar 2017
Scientists warn smokers should make sure they eat more fruit and vegetables to prevent deadly lung disease. A study found that consuming five-a-day reduces their risk of getting chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by 40 per cent.
23 Feb 2017
In the new study, researchers modeled the effect of taxes on saturated fat, salt, sugar, and sugar-sweetened beverages and a subsidy on fruits and vegetables on the Australian population of 22 million alive in 2010.
9 Feb 2017
The liver as I have stated is involved in the cleansing and detoxification of all that passes through the stomach and absorbed by the intestines into the blood circulation.
3 Feb 2017
Shoppers vented their frustration and the government said it was monitoring the situation after weeks of scarce supplies of broccoli, aubergines and salads that have angered healthy eaters nationwide.