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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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, […]
It is just phenomenal how our ecosystem is blessed with endless fruits which among other several essential uses are sources of medicine and good food for us all. One among this long list of beneficial fruits is the tangerine (Citrus tangerina). A little bit of intro on what this fruit is all about —– Tangerine […]
What actually prompted me to write this article is owing to the several requests from my fans who are keen on learning more about this beneficial local butter. The fact that you picked interest in reading this article tells me that you are keen on knowing what shea butter is all about, why you need […]
Apart from edible purposes, certain fruits have been categorized as essentially useful for both medicinal, therapeutic and pharmaceutical purposes. Among these essential fruits is the Purple mangosteen, which is a tropical dark red to purplish fruit that is botanically known as Garcinia mangostana Linn. It belongs to the genus Garcinia, family of Guttiferae and popularly known […]
Among the challenging health conditions that are increasingly affecting human beings is diabetes. This is a disease condition caused by a metabolic disorder of the body systems as a result of chronic high blood sugar (hyperglycaemia). This sort of health challenge is often associated with disturbances in the metabolism of fat, carbohydrate and protein thereby causing defects […]
There has been some increasing demands for fruit and vegetables due to their high nutritive contents. During the World Health Organisation 3rd Biennial 5-A-Day International Symposium, Dr Derek Yach suggested the need for everyone to strive towards eating more fruit and vegetables as a fundamental approach for tackling certain chronic diseases. Almost all fruit and […]
The fact that we are surrounded by many edible medicinal plants is just phenomenal. However, it is saddening that we often at times fail to recognize and utilize these beneficial plants even when they are right in front of us. To a larger extent, it is worthy to note that having a good knowledge of certain […]
Do you like milk? If yes, how often do you take it? If no, what are your reasons? Whatever may be the case, this post details some noteworthy facts about milk that you definitely need to know, including some milk benefits and side effects. Before we proceed, it might interest you to know that the past years have […]
Are you concerned about your health status? Have you ever considered changing your diet for an healthier option? Are you considering including more fruits and vegetables in your diet as recommended by World Health Organisation? Whichever category you fall into, I urge you to take your time and read through this article as I unravel some […]
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