6 Surprising Health Benefits of Sugarcane Juice

Given its popularity to beat the heat, it is no surprise that sugarcane is so popular in Nigeria. The refreshing juice is loaded with abundant carbohydrates, proteins, minerals like calcium, phosphorus, iron, zinc, and potassium, and vitamins A, B-complex, and C, sugarcane juice also keeps you in good shape. Ginna Crochets Want to know more…

Here Are the Reasons Why You Should Reduce Your Bread Consumption

By Adaobi Onyeakagbua Most bread are unhealthy in your diet for a number of reasons and here are a few. Regular consumption of bread is harmful to the body. Here are the reasons why you should reduce your bread intake. Ginna Crochets In Nigeria, bread is one of the most consumed foods all across the…

5 Unbelievable Sicknesses You Can Get from Your Dog 

Roundworm, Giardia, Ringworm are some of the diseases that can be transmitted from dogs to humans. It is true that dogs are man’s best friend but that doesn’t mean they can’t infect us with diseases. The importance of having a dog cannot be overemphasized because it brings many upsides to the life of the owner….

How to Whiten the Teeth using Banana Peels 

By Kwasy D   Yes, it sounds odd, but you can actually use banana peels to whiten your teeth. This is considered so because of the wonderful source of minerals and vitamins the banana peel contains in it that makes it so very essential in teeth whitening. To use, find a perfectly ripe banana, one…

Coronavirus Urgent Precautions

By Oladapo Ashiru On 29 January 2020.  A woman wearing a face mask passes a Public Health England sign, warning passengers arriving on flights into the UK, that a virus, Coronavirus, has been detected in Wuhan in China, at Terminal 4 of London Heathrow Airport in west London on January 28, 2020. Chinese President Xi…

Healthy snacks to pack your kids in the new year

If your child is the one who brings her untouched lunch home every day, surprise her with these healthy snacks for kids at school. Nothing makes me feel more like I have my life together than those weeks when our fridge is stocked with our favorite healthy snacks for kids to bring to school. A…

Australia: Toxic air from bushfires rated a “public health emergency”

A statement authored by 22 health and medical organisations has labelled the levels of air pollution caused by bushfires in the states of New South Wales (NSW) and Queensland in recent weeks, a “public health emergency.” The bushfire smoke in Australia in the eastern region has reached record levels of polluted air in bushfire affected…

Finding life’s meaning can keep us healthy as we age

A new study finds a correlation between a sense of meaning and physical and mental well-being as we grow older. The older people get, the more their lives might change. For example, their friends and relatives may reach the ends of their lives, and people’s careers may begin to wind down. According to a new…

Stroke: Excessive sleep may raise risk by 85%

Stroke is one of the leading causes of death and disability worldwide and in the United States, specifically. New research finds that excessive sleep considerably raises the risk of this cardiovascular problem. Globally, 15 million people experience a stroke each year. Almost 6 million of these people die as a result, and 5 million go…

How diet may lead to insomnia

Insomnia can have a serious impact on a person’s health and well-being. Now, a study of females aged 50 and over has found that some parts of the diet most likely contribute to this sleep disorder. Insomnia affects many people all over the world. According to the National Sleep Foundation, up to 40% of people…

A Child’s Forehead Partially Removed, Four Deaths, The Wrong Medicine: A Secret Report Exposes Health Care For Jailed Immigrants

BuzzFeed receives a memo in which an ICE whistleblower says two immigrants got preventable surgeries and two were given the wrong drugs. Four died — one after getting “grossly negligent” care. Immigrants held in Immigration and Customs Enforcement jails around the US received medical care so bad it resulted in two preventable surgeries, including an…