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BENEFITS OF PEANUTS (ARACHIS HYPOGAEA)

Peanuts botanically known as Arachis hypogaea belongs to the species of legume of the Fabaceae family (Feng et., al 2012). It is an annual plant growing approximately 30 to 50 cm tall which originated from Paraguay. They are known with other names such as ground nuts, monkey nuts or pygmy nuts.According to the Peanut Institute, peanuts are rich sources of vitamin E, niacin, copper, phosphorus magn

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YAY! UNBOXING CANON EOS 6D

 [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QO9PNYEgs1U[/embed]I can now confidently say that I am amazingly excited that I will henceforth be using Canon EOS 6D for my food photography. I just unboxed the Canon EOS 6D Camera and I am ecstatic.Ooh la la I am mmmmmm................. as in seriously dancing!Ask me why?Well, because I am finally unboxing my Canon EOS 6d. Yes, Yes, Yes!Sorry that I a

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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 edible but not all species. Yes, you can eat edible termite because it is safe to eat, it is nutritious and it is equally delicious. Some termite recipes and method of preparations are further discussed in

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19 POWERFUL MEDICINAL PLANTS FOR TREATING HEPATITIS

Being one of the most essential and largest organs in our bodies, there is a need for us to adopt only the healthy habits that will keep our livers healthy at all times. Considering that many people have resorted to several unhealthy habits that could endanger the liver, it is high time such people started making a U-turn!But peradventure you are oblivious of certain common habits that could damag

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AMAZING BENEFITS OF MELALEUCA

Melaleuca 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

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HOME REMEDY FOR COLDS AND FLU

The weather has been so cold and windy of late with cough, flu and cold attacking victims in full force. I got cautioned and alerted this year the hard way because I failed to carry out my normal yearly routine of preparing lemon, honey and ginger drink.To cut the story short, I had cold last week which reminded me of my usual drink however, the good news is that the moment I made my home remedy f

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BENEFITS OF AZADIRACHTA INDICA (DOGONYARO OR NEEM)

Neem The use of medicinal plants for treating certain diseases and ailments has been on the increase from time immemorial. These plants are believed to be nature's pharmacy to us and only require us to acknowledge their powerful abilities in tackling most diseases. Among these medicinal plants is the neem. Neem, botanically known as Azadirachta indica (Meliaceae) is a common medicinal plant in N

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FINGERROOT AND ITS EXCEPTIONAL BENEFITS

In this day and age, much attention is drawn towards the regular use of plants, herbs and spices in an attempt to benefit from all their medicinal, therapeutic and culinary attributes. There are countless of these beneficial nature's gifts but the question is how often do you bother to tap into them?There is a great need for us to know about these essential plants, herbs and spices as they are qui

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26 PECULIAR BENEFITS OF SCALLION

Spring Onions [embed]https://gfb.global.ssl.fastly.net/podcasts/HFB_5_Health_Benefits_of_Scallion.mp3[/embed] How often do you include scallion in your diet? Did you know that the wide recognition of this amazing vegetable is attributed to its numerous nutritional, medicinal and therapeutic effects? Peradventure scallion is not your bread and butter, I can assure you that reading this article

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THE BENEFITS OF COCONUT WATER

How often do you drink or use coconut water? Are you aware of the amazing benefits of this nature's gift to us? Here are the benefits of coconut you definitely need to be aware of.

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DO YOU KNOW THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF PIPER GUINEENSE 'UZIZA'?

Piper guineense Over the years, plant extracts and plant-derived medicines have made immense contributions to the overall health and well being of human beings (Anyanwu and Nwosu 2014). The antimicrobial ability of plant extracts and oils has established a platform for the processing and transformation of these plant products into pharmaceuticals, preservatives and natural medicine. From time im

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MUSHROOMS: THE SUPER BENEFICIAL FUNGI

Mushrooms In continuous quest to improve the biological functions of the body systems for healthier body, human beings consistently search for substances, with the Western world placing greater emphasis on certain herbs, shrubs, roots, foods and plants as sources of health booster. Researchers recorded over 3.5 billion individuals all over the world relying on plants and herbal medicines for hea

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10 REASONS WHY BITTER KOLA IS HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER

Are you aware of the 10 reasons why bitter kola is highly sought after? This article unravels some important information about this amazing plant. Garcinia kola is a flowering plant that belongs to the Guttiferae or Clusiaceae family. Popularly known as bitter kola, Garcinia kola grows mainly in the rain forests region of west Africa such as Nigeria, Benin, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Cameroon, Congo,

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BENEFITS OF HOUTTUYNIA CORDATA (CHAMELEON PLANT)

Houttuynia cordata leaves One good thing I enjoy as a researcher is the privilege of identifying new things and learning new knowledge. The fact is that there are loads of amazing important leaves, herbs and plants all over the world that most of us have never ever tapped into or bothered to identify so as to tap into all the amazing benefits they can offer. One of such plants is the Houttuynia

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REMARKABLE BENEFITS OF CINNAMON

Cinnamon sticks Did you know that cinnamon is highly beneficial to humans? This post details some remarkable benefits of cinnamon that you definitely need to know. Cinnamon is a spice from the inner bark of many trees of the genus Cinnamomum which is widely used in foods. Cinnamon bark has to be processed as soon as possible while still wet after harvesting. After processing, the bark remains co

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WHY EAT SEAWEED

Seaweeds Our bodies are mostly affected by several free radicals from both within us and our surrounding environs such as UV light, ionizing radiations, cigarette smokes, harmful pollutants, industrial wastes and reactive oxygen species that are chemically reactive molecules containing oxygen. Interestingly, these free radicals can be minimized and extracted from our bodies through the defensive

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CASHEW AND ITS AMAZING BENEFITS

From time immemorial, agriculture has been a crucial sector in the economy of most countries especially in the area of growing cash crops like palm kernels, rubber, cocoa, coffee, cotton, peanuts and cashew. These cash crops contribute immensely to the economy of these countries and one of such crops that I've picked interest to discuss with you is cashew. Apart from being a cash crop, cashew is a

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18 MEDICINAL PLANTS/HERBS FOR TREATING DIARRHEA

[embed]http:////gfb.global.ssl.fastly.net/podcasts/HFB_12_Treating_Diarrhea_with_plants.mp3[/embed] I suppose each and every one of us at some point in our lifetimes has suffered from diarrhoea! Maybe not the chronic type but probably the mild one. Kudos to you if you haven’t yet! You probably might be thriving in another planet! Addressing the issue of diarrhea has become an area of concern si

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HEALTH BENEFITS OF BASIL (OCIMUM BASILICUM)

Basil Leaves What is basil herb (Ocimum basilicum)?Basil or sweet basil is a popular culinary herb botanically known as Ocimum basilicum of the family Lamiaceae (mint). Basil is an annual plant, which is originally from Asia before spreading to other parts of the world. Basil is a Greek word βασιλεύς (basileus), which literally means king. Basil, which is highly rich in phyto-nutrients is a popu

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GRILLED MUSHROOM BURGER

Try being vegetarian this time around by getting some fresh vegetables along with olive oil to give yourself some refreshing and healthy treat with grilled mushroom burger.

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