Archive | July, 2015

BENEFITS OF FLUTED PUMPKIN (TELFAIRIA OCCIDENTALIS)

Presently, there has been an increasing awareness on the need for including more vegetables in our diet in order to maintain healthy body. To this date, several researchers have unraveled numerous reasons why increasing the rate of producing vegetables and fruit should increase tremendously, the need to include more fruit and vegetables in our diet […]

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20 REASONS YOU NEED THE AFRICAN WALNUT (TETRACARPIDIUM CONOPHORUM)

I grew up realizing that one of my mum’s favourite fruity snacks right from her childhood is the ukpa fruit. Infact, she dearly loved every bit of this fruit that she planted the trees in our compound as well as our farmlands. As a child, I had my curiosity over her great attachment to this […]

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18 FASCINATING BENEFITS OF METHI KE DANE (FENUGREEK)

From time immemorial, spices have been a household name because they are normally used for seasoning, flavoring and boosting the taste of our meals. Interestingly, spices can also be beneficial to us in other ways apart from food flavouring, to improve our health as well as serve for medicinal purposes. However, it is a great concern that […]

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BENEFITS OF SWEET POTATOES (IPOMOEA BATATAS)

When you think of one of the major popular staple crops that is being consumed in almost every part of the world, then think of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas). This is an important vegetable crop that plays distinctive role in both developing and developed countries due to its richness in nutrients, low input requirements and […]

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BENEFITS OF CHAKRI PHOOL (STAR ANISE)

There are several spices all over the world and it is widely presumed that everyone knows the reasons for using spices, their culinary benefits but most unlikely, their medicinal purposes. The fact still remains that we often times are only interested in satisfying our hunger quest but do fail to understand the prevailing health benefits […]

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15 ASTONISHING BENEFITS OF GARDEN CRESS (HALIM SEEDS)

You may have eaten garden cress in the past or you may not have even come across this small-but-mighty herb. However, whichever category you fall into, just relax and read through the entire article as some top 15 astonishing benefits of garden cress are unravelled. We oftentimes fail to understand the full composition of the everyday […]

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