Can carrots, vitamin C, black seed, honey, exercise provide cure for COVID-19?
The claim by the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, last Monday that he fought the novel coronavirus (COVID-19 with carrots (Daucus carota), vitamin C and black seed (Nigella sativa) oil
Antioxidants in oxidative stress identified
The diseases that are associated with an excess of free radicals are all very serious but the prevention of these diseases is as easy as taking 5 to 8 different antioxidants
5 Health Benefits of Vitamin C
Vitamin C is one of the most essential vitamins that have been linked to a lot of health benefits needed in the body. It is a water-soluble vitamin that can be found in citrus juice and fruits like oranges, lemon, and grapefruit, berries like strawberry, blueberry, and raspberry, watermelon, bell pepper, etc. It is recommended…
Dealing with catarrh during harmattan
Dr. Olayide A. Jinadu, Medical Director at Charis-Med Hospital, Lagos defines catarrh as an abnormal secretion that accumulates within the nasal cavity during an inflammatory process at the back of the nose
The New Fruity Craze: Benefits Of Vitamin C To The Skin
When it comes to skincare, ladies are quite particular about not just achieving and even skin tone but maintain it as well. And for every need, a solution arises which can be noticed in the new found love for vitamin c based products. Why? Here are some reasons: PROMOTES COLLAGEN PRODUCTION Regular use of vitamin…
100% fruit juice: Healthy way to revitalise after fasting
This series will be reviewing emerging lifestyles vis-a-vis common eating habits as well as essential but often ignored or completely misunderstood measures we could adopt to remain healthy. I will start this discussion, which I intend to make as interactive as possible, with my thoughts on fasting (an exercise that has become a major practice…
Are you eating any superfood?
We always hear about the importance of adhering to a well-balanced healthy diet; the healthy eating mantra is quite ubiquitous. But the reality is that not everyone is in tune with what constitutes healthy eating. When you think about your food choices over the past twenty-four hours, are you actually able to identify foods which…
Classification of heart-healthy nutrients
Before I write on the nutrients in the 25 heart-healthy foods, I intend to first of all classify these nutrients. The heart is such an important organ in the body that no effort should be spared in understanding what nutrients are required to keep the heart functioning optimally, always. The heart is one organ in…
Managing heat stress in poultry, other livestock farms
Heat, especially in the tropics, can have negative effects on poultry performance. Number of eggs produced can reduce, weight gain can be impaired and feed conversion efficiency can be affected during the dry season if measures are not put in place to mitigate the effect of heat. Stress emanating from heat may impair the immune…
TB drugs work better with vitamin C
Studies in mice and in tissue cultures suggest that giving vitamin C with tuberculosis drugs could reduce the unusually long time it takes these drugs to eradicate this pathogen.