HFB 7: Health Benefits of Egusi melon seeds

August 28, 2016

Egusi seed still remains a popular food plant consumed especially by our African folks to complement starchy food such as fufu, eba, akpu, pounded yam etc. Interestingly, several researchers have pointed out that egusi is healthful and beneficial for the healthy functioning of our bodies. Egusi seed is botanically known as Citrullus colocynthis (Curcurbita citrullus […] Read more

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HFB 6: Jasmine and It’s Benefits



  Jasmine is botanically known as Jasminum officinale or jæsmᵻnəm and belongs to the olive family of Oleaceae. This shrub comprises of approximately two hundred species that are originally from ...

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23 POWERFUL HERBS FOR TREATING DEMENTIA (1)

23 POWERFUL HERBS FOR TREATING DEMENTIA

My experience in the health sector brought me closer to elderly people suffering from dementia. It baffles me a lot to see a full-fledged adult who at some point in his/her lifetime, totally forgets everything ... Read more

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Raw Sugar Cane

18 SPECTACULAR BENEFITS OF SUGARCANE

Do you eat sugarcane just because it is exceptionally sweet? Did you know that sugarcane juice is an excellent alternative to sports drinks? Are you aware that this industrial crop is nutritionally and medicinally essential? ... Read more

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Yerba Buena

17 REMARKABLE BENEFITS OF YERBA BUENA

The term Yerba buena might sound strange to you but the good things you stand to gain from it are just phenomenal. It might interest you to know that yerba buena is a herb that ... Read more

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Spotted June Beetle

INCREDIBLE BENEFITS OF BEETLES

Insects are the group of animals that belong to the phyla, Arthropoda. Even though we often see insects as enemies but most of them are highly beneficial to us in several ways that we cannot ... Read more

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raspberry juice

RASPBERRY JUICE HEALTH BENEFITS

Let’s suppose that you know about the raspberry juice health benefits, the question is how often do you include it in your diet? Several studies have pointed out the need for regular inclusion of raspberry ... Read more

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15 Worthy Benefits of Waterleaf (Talinum triangulare)

15 WORTHY BENEFITS OF WATERLEAF (TALINUM TRIANGULARE)

Assuming that nature never offered us any sort of vegetations such as vegetables, plants, trees, how could we have survived? Could there have been other alternatives? There are no doubts that vegetables continue to play ... Read more

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termites

12 BREATHTAKING BENEFITS OF TERMITES

Hey, you mean termite? Is termite edible? Why would I eat termite? Are there any specific termite recipes? These and many more questions may be going on in your mind right now. Well, termite is ... Read more

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Steamed Snow Crab

16 OUTSTANDING BENEFITS OF CRAB

Although some people attest that crab is not safe for human consumption yet, several researchers and nutritionists claim that it is nutritionally safe to consume. They attributed this claim to crab’s rich vitamins, protein and ... Read more

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