Archive | 2015

GUYABANO_SOUR_SOP

15 AMAZING BENEFITS OF SOURSOP (GRAVIOLA|ALUGUNTUGUI)

Nutrient deficiencies caused as a result of malnutrition have been reported as part of the leading public health problems, which call for longstanding viable intervention plan that could possibly fix this menace. To a larger extent, food-based method especially in terms of balanced dietary intake has been supported to be an effective means of boosting the accumulation […]

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ukpaka (ugba)

18 REASONS YOU NEED THE AFRICAN OIL BEAN (UKPAKA OR UGBA)

Developing countries are faced with many food-related challenges especially as it pertain to meeting up with the increasing food demand. As a result of this, several approaches have been adopted as a means of augmenting other main staple food so as to address the issue of malnutrition and poor feeding in these parts of the […]

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Scarlet Eggplant

HERE’S WHY SCARLET EGGPLANT IS GOOD FOR YOU

How often do we pay closer attention to the fruits and vegetables around us? Do we know the essence of consuming fruits/vegetables and what benefits our bodies can derive from them? Having a good knowledge of such fruits and vegetables around us is not only important for satisfying our insatiable hunger but equally essential for determining how they can contribute to […]

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Saithe (Pollachius virens) stockfish Atlantic cod fish

WHY STOCKFISH (CODFISH) IS ESSENTIAL

How often do you eat stockfish? Do you have any substitute for stockfish? Did you know that stockfish is a high protein, low fat food that contains most essential nutrients needed for the body? Well, let’s see some winning facts we can tap from this article on what stockfish (Atlantic cod) is all about and what […]

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Sugar apple sweetsop

24 MIND-BLOWING REASONS YOU NEED SUGAR APPLE (SWEETSOP)

Have you ever heard of, seen, eaten or used sugar apple? If yes, what spectacular things about this fruit do you actually know about? If no, just relax and read through this article. But apart from eating the sugar apple as a fruit, are you equally aware that this fruit goes beyond being a normal […]

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Carambola starfruit

18 BRILLIANT REASONS YOU NEED CARAMBOLA (STARFRUIT)

From time immemorial, certain fruits have been used and are still being used presently for treating certain diseases and for promoting the healthy functioning of our bodies. Interestingly, more medicinal and nutritious fruits are continuously gaining global attention these days primarily for health reasons and owing to the fact that most of them are easily […]

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black cumin flower

28 REASONS WHY YOU NEED BLACK SEED (NIGELLA SATIVA)

Medicinal plants remain a great source of both edible and therapeutic means of livelihood for us since time immemorial. Most of these plants are used as herbal traditional medicines and even as allopathic medicines for treating various diseases and certain health-related conditions. Some of these plants are equally used as spices for flavouring and spicing […]

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ginseng root

NO POINT GOING HALF WAY ON GINSENG

It is just amazing how we are surrounded by numerous plants  that provide  us  with virtually all the essential nutrients needed for healthy living. Apart from these beneficial nutrients, plants also provide us with  natural phytochemicals that are equally essential for the healthy functioning of the human bodies. So if this is the case, why do we […]

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Papaya tree

17 APPARENT REASONS YOU NEED PAPAYA (PAWPAW)

Medicinal plants are highly important for the overall well-being of everybody owing to the numerous beneficial attributes derived from them. The amazing benefits of these plants are greatly dependent on the valuable chemical substances that offer countless essential physiological support to our body. Some of these key chemical compounds present in such medicinal plants include; phenolic compounds, alkaloids, flavonoids […]

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Jackfruit.

18 INCREDIBLE BENEFITS OF JACKFRUIT

Fruits are considered to be the most essential components of a balanced diet for a healthy body. This is basically as a result of the nutritive, medicinal and protective effects they exhibit, which therefore calls for great attention by everyone to tap into them. Most of these fruits contain phytochemicals such as alkaloids, polyphenols, caretenoids, […]

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