Four Reasons You Should Eat more Mangoes 

 By Grace Okogwu May 24th, 2020.    If you grew up in Nigeria or any other African country, you’re probably familiar with the mango fruit. In Nigeria, this fruit is commonly available during the rainy season. It’s another mango season and you’re bound to come across vendors, stores, and markets selling these fruits more often…

Cucumber: The Health Benefits of this Fruit will Leave You Speechless 

  Cucumber is known to have excellent cleansing properties, and those properties actively eradicate accumulated toxins from the body system. The health benefits of cucumber cannot be overemphasized. As a matter of fact, it is extremely beneficial. According to history, cucumbers were very popular in the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Greece; their uses were not…

Sources of Vitamins (antioxidants) and their Mechanism of Action

By Paul Joseph Nanna | 20 February 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, the enzyme antioxidant defence system and the mineral antioxidant defense system. We also know that this antioxidant defense system…

Expert Suggests Regular Fruit Intake to Reduce Diseases

On February 16, 2020.BY Rasheed Sobowale Dr Harrison Osasogie, a medical practitioner at Faith Clinic Benin, says regular intake of fruits helps in the reduction of chronic diseases. Osasogie made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin on Sunday. “Eating foods that are lower in calories per cup…

Here Are the Potential Side Effects of Consuming Pawpaw too Frequently

  Pawpaw is a fruit loaded with nutrients but when it is over-consumed, your health gets threatened. Medium-sized pawpaw will give you 300% of the recommended daily value of Vitamin C, which shows you how nutritious it is. The fruit is known to have antibacterial properties and promotes good digestion, and almost every part of…

Health Benefits of Pineapples

25th January 2020. Wards off cold Pineapples are abundant in Vitamin C and Bromelain which fight against microbial infections. Eating pineapples can help cure cold and cough effectively. Maintains strong bones Rich amount of manganese present in pineapples helps in strengthening bones and connective tissues. A cup of Pineapple juice gives you roughly 73% of…

Walnuts Good for Gut, Promote Heart Health –Research

Published January 21, 2020.  Researchers have found that eating walnuts daily as part of a healthy diet is associated with increases in certain bacteria that can help to promote health. The researchers also noted that changes in gut bacteria were associated with improvements in some risk factors for heart disease. Ginna Crochets According to sciencedaily.com,…

Health Benefits of Eating Carrots

  Help prevent cancer Carrots contain numerous phytochemicals that are well-studied for their anticancer properties. A few of these compounds include beta-carotene and other carotenoids. These compounds promote immunity and activate certain proteins that inhibit cancer cells. Studies show that the juice from carrots can combat leukemia as well.Carrots are also found to lower oral…

5 Health Benefits of Eating Watermelon

  Watermelon has a high water content and also delivers many other important nutrients, including lycopene and vitamin C. Despite the popular belief that watermelon is just water and sugar, watermelon is actually a nutrient-dense food. Ginna Crochets It provides high levels of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants and just a small number of calories. Their…

The Health Benefits of Orange Peel Will Make Reconsider Disposing It

Orange peels are surprisingly beneficial to health. Here’s how. Oranges are one of the most popular fruits around the world, but the orange peel is a different deal altogether as it is the healthiest part of the fruit. However, people tend to throw away the peel because they’re unaware of what it’s capable of. Orange…

Natural Benefits of African Star Apple

Published December 15, 2019.  Olufunke Faluyi This time on our visit to God ’s pharmacy , we shall be discussing African star apple. It is botanically called chrysophyllum albidum . The African star apple is commonly known as agbalumo in Yoruba and Udara in Igbo. It is also called African cherry. It is delicious and…

How Eating One Avocado a Day Can Help Your Health

CONSIDER THAT GUAC UPCHARGE AN INVESTMENT IN YOUR HEART HEALTH. Eating one avocado a day was associated with significantly lower levels of types of LDL, or bad cholesterol, in overweight or obese adults, a study published in the Journal of Nutrition found. MEET ANTHONY NWEKE A VETERAN AUTHOR Avocado also improved levels of lutein, an…