These recent years have recorded an increased number of products being marketed as weight loss pills to curb excessive weight. Having been approached by some folks regarding these pills, a major concern is if these weight loss pills actually do what they are proclaimed to do? One phenolic compound that is widely acclaimed to aid weight […]
Archive | November, 2016
A greater part of the world population, especially the developing countries depend so much on traditional medicines obtained from plants. Most of these medicinal plants are sources of food and means of tackling several chronic diseases. Interestingly, this has remained the key reason why there are several ongoing studies in this regard. No doubt plants […]
You might have come across one or more aromatic plants before but if you think you haven’t, just be rest assured that you’ve indirectly done so even without you being aware. There are several aromatic plants in existence, both the naturally occurring ones and the artificially grown ones. Aromatic plants are cultivated mainly for producing […]
The most precious group of flowering plants all over the world are the orchids. Orchids belong to the family of Orchidaceae, which is the biggest family of the plant kingdom. Orchids, which are distinguished by their varying shapes, sizes and colours are mostly grown for ornamental and medicinal purposes. They are also a source of […]
We are surrounded by countless plants that have remained our ultimate source of food, nutrients and biological active molecules. Without mincing words, plants offer us several remarkable values apart from being a food and nutrient source. Owing to their availability, socio-cultural, nutritional, therapeutic and medicinal attributes, plants are just impeccably essential for the survival of […]
Just like several other spices in circulation, nutmeg is one of those flavourful food seasoners that never misses its place in the kitchen. The fragrance and aroma it renders and the colourful brownish twists it adds to food are just phenomenal. But apart from being a food condiment, it might also interest you to know that […]
Plants have remained an ultimate source of foods, spices, and medicines for the larger population of the world. They are so priceless that we cannot survive without them. Interestingly, these nature’s gifts to humanity are easily available and affordable for attaining our basic needs. Moreover, they contain several chemical compounds needed for the healthy functioning […]
Obesity has remained a major health concern all over the world due to the rising health-related issues it poses to humanity. This health condition is basically caused by the intake of high amount of calories especially diet high in simple carbohydrates, sugary, fatty and processed foods. The problem is not just consuming these types of […]
With the growing interest in an ethnomedicinal approach to health, diseases, and sicknesses, plants such as Garcinia gummi-gutta has attracted wide attention. This post sheds light on the nutritional values, benefits and uses of Garcinia gummi-gutta that could be of interest to you. But before delving into the aforementioned, let’s have a little bit of […]
To stay and remain healthy, you must eat only healthy foods. Unfortunately, our present day dynamic environment is not presenting an enabling platform that fosters a strict intake of only healthy foods. This is observed with the increasing production, distribution and circulation of artificial and junk foods. Furthermore, the high consumption of dietary fat and […]
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