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30 SPECTACULAR BENEFITS OF COTTON

I grew up hearing so much about cotton! Yes, I can still remember vividly how my teacher would always remind my classmates and I that our school uniforms were all made from cotton. Initially, I had my doubts on how fabrics such as school uniforms and other forms of clothing can be made from a common plant. Mmmmmmmm..... Well, I urge you not to blame me because that was what my brain could grasp at

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THE BENEFITS OF TOMATO

Tomato is an edible fruit belonging to the nightshade family of Solanum lycopersicum.  It originated from South American Andesbut its usage as food originated in Mexico before spreading to the other parts of the world. It is grown in tropical, sub-tropical and temperate areas.  Ali et., al (2014) support that tomato is a rich  source of antioxidants, vitamins,  minerals and fibers. it is also a pe

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PERSIMMON

Persimmons are the edible fruits belonging to the genus Diospyros and the family Ebenaceae (Nazir et., al. 2013).They originated from China  before spreading to other parts of the world where they are considered an exotic fruits. They are popularly known as Sharon fruits, named after the Sharon plain in Israel. The colour ranges from light yellow-orange to dark red-orange depending on the variety

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16 HOME REMEDIES FOR CONSTIPATION

Introduction Constipation is a medical condition of the digestive system which causes an individual to form solid stool that is very painful and hard to get rid of. In very severe cases, the faecal elimination can lead to severe bowel obstruction which is followed by bloatedness or feeling of fullness. Constipation affects people of all ages and people can suffer from it at any time of their lifet

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SWEET CORN WITH AFRICAN PEAR (OKA NA UBE)

When you think of a perfect way of pairing your sweet corn, then think of this recipe because corn with African pear (oka na ube) dish is a special delicacy you can't just afford to miss.

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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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AMAZING BENEFITS OF THE PALM SUGAR TREE

Palm Sugar Tree Have you ever considered the implications of consuming artificial sugar? Have you also bothered looking for more healthier alternatives? Well, the ball is right in your court but my concern is to ensure that you are adopting more healthier eating habits and options. On this note, I will use this opportunity to share with you the best alternative to all the sugar derivatives out t

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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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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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WHAT YOU OUGHT TO KNOW ABOUT THE DURIAN FRUIT

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 medicinal plants around us is not only essential for maintaining a friendly atmosphere but a

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EGG AND VEGETABLE CASSEROLE

If you want a change from your usual breakfast or brunch recipes, why not give this eggs vegetables casserole recipe a go. The flavour combination is just mind blowing.

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WHY DO WE NEED TANGERINE?

Tangerines 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 is a citrus fruit that has an orange-colored appearance once mature and

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FRUITS AND VEGETABLES SMOOTHIE

When you think of a refreshing, relaxing and yet a nutritious way of kick-starting your day, then think of a glass of freshly made fruits and vegetables smoothie.

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POMEGRANATE JUICE

This pomegranate juice is kid-friendly, adult-friendly, gluten free, fat free, dairy free, nut-free and there is definitely no way you can claim that this juice is not an ideal one for everyone.

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10 MAGNIFICENT BENEFITS OF PSYLLIUM

Psyllium Plants have played and will continue to play significant roles towards influencing the upkeep of human beings. They have also become a mainstay in pharmaceutical discoveries and creation of drugs for human utilizations. Moreover, these past years have recorded an increase in the number of new drugs that have positively contributed to the well-being of human beings and much more are yet

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