4 Aug 2020
Findings from a new study suggest that inadequate consumption of fruits and vegetables may be a major factor in heart disease death.
9 May 2020
Small food gardens near the family home have traditionally made an important contribution to family nutrition. Home gardens help provide variety in the diet and supply vital vitamins and minerals
30 Mar 2020
It is good to boost your immune system when necessary as this will help you heal faster from illnesses or fight against external bodies that might be harmful to your body. Experts say some key things for healthy living include; a nutritious diet, adequate sleep, and some diligent hand washing. In general, most people don’t…
20 Feb 2020
From past articles that I have written on this subject, we understand that the antioxidant defense system is made up of 3 components: the vitamin antioxidant defense system...
6 Feb 2020
Johannes Bircher in his work titled “Towards a dynamic definition of health and disease”, views health as a dynamic state of wellbeing characterized by a physical
22 Oct 2019
Nigeria’s leading evaporated milk brand, Hollandia Evap Milk, has launched a new marketing communication campaign. Aimed at inspiring and enabling consumers to achieve their daily goals
23 May 2019
In recent times there have been claims and counter claims on the health effects of skipping and having breakfast. New evidence published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology showed skipping breakfast was significantly associated with an increased risk of death from heart disease. However, others studies have shown that intermittent fasting effectively…
21 Mar 2019
The heart is such an important organ in the body that everything possible should be done to keep it working optimally all the time. The life and wellbeing of the individual depends on the good working condition of the heart always. Also, because of this importance, every human being and medical practitioners should have an…
23 Feb 2019
Most people have never heard of vitamin K. We need vitamin K for Vitamin D to work effectively. Vitamin D affects bones, teeth, the immune system, hormones and much more, and whenever D is working with calcium, it needs K to work. K2 aids D place calcium in the many places it needs to go.…
1 Nov 2018
Allium is the generic name given to a group of herbs like onions, garlic, leeks, chives and shallots. Allium is a Latin word for garlic and along with onion they are the commonly found and used members of this group in this part of the world. I am therefore going to be writing more about…
5 Jul 2018
Daniel was an overweight child. He was nicknamed the ‘Fat Kid’ in school, and grew worse over the years. He had a low self-esteem and saw constant eating as his ‘peace’.
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…