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DO YOU KNOW THE 10 BENEFITS OF HONEY?

I like honey and I know everybody does!The big question is; why do people like honey? Could it be as a result of its sweetness, it's medicinal benefits or for any other reason. Well, let's find out....Honey as popularly known, is a sweet bees-producing food made from flower's nectars. The most common bees-producing honey is of the genus Apis which is often collected and processed by beekeepers and

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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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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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23 POWERFUL HERBS FOR TREATING DEMENTIA

My experience in the health sector brought me closer to elderly people suffering from dementia. It baffles me a lot to see a full-fledged adult who at some point in his/her lifetime, totally forgets everything about life, especially what is happening at the present time. Such people rather intermittently remember what had happened countless years ago and then recognise such past event as if it is

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18 MEDICINAL PLANTS FOR TREATING DIABETES

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 in insulin activities

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WHY STOCKFISH (CODFISH) IS ESSENTIAL

Stockfish How often do you eat stockfish? Do you have any substitute for stockfish? Did you know that stockfish is a high protein, low fat food that contains most essential nutrients needed for the body? Well, let's see some winning facts we can tap from this article on what stockfish (Atlantic cod) is all about and what we can gain from eating this nutritious fish. Just a little bit of story ab

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20 KEY BENEFITS OF OGBONO IRVINGIA GABONENSIS

Ogbono Seeds [embed]http:////gfb.global.ssl.fastly.net/podcasts/HFB_8_Health_Benefits_of_Ogbono_Irvingia_Gabonensis.mp3[/embed] What is your favourite soup?Ask me mine and I'll gladly shout ~ ogbono soup!!!Each time I eat ogbono soup reminds me to concur to an interesting story my dear mother told me about my passion for this delectable soup. My mum told me that right from when I was a year o

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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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MANGO FRUIT

Mango is an edible juicy fruit of the genus Mangifera and of the family Anacardiaceae, with many tropical fruiting trees planted. According to Ravindra & Goswami (2013) mango fruit  originated from Asia before it was distributed to other parts of the world.The fruit is sweet, although the texture and taste depends on the cultivars with some being softer, firmer, pulpy, fibrous or overripe in a

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GARLIC

Garlic botanically known as Allium sativum belongs to the onion genus, Allium. It is closely related to leek, rakkyo, chive,onion and shallot. Garlic has been recorded to be in use for over 7,000 years and originated from central Asia before it spread to Africa, America and Europe where it is mainly used for food seasoning, medicinal and culinary purposes.It is a bulbous plant  which grows approxi

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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 POWERFUL HERBS FOR TREATING SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION (IMPOTENCE)

Medicinal plants/herbs continue to play an intrinsic role in revolutionizing the management and treatment of sexual disorders in men. Male sexual dysfunction (SD), male impotence or erectile dysfunction (ED) is a man’s inability to have or sustain a firm erection for sexual intercourse. Another form of sexual disorder is premature ejaculation (PE), which is when a man ejaculates semen shortly afte

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NO POINT GOING HALF WAY ON GINSENG

It is just amazing how we are surrounded by numerous plants  that provide  us  with virtually all the essential nutrients needed for healthy living. Apart from these beneficial nutrients, plants also provide us with  natural phytochemicals that are equally essential for the healthy functioning of the human bodies. So if this is the case, why do we sometimes fail to acknowledge and tap into all the

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Vegetable Yam

Introduce the daily consumption of green Amaranthus vegetable in your household to maintain healthy lifestyle. Vegetable yam recipe is a palatable dish. Vegetable yam recipe is a palatable dish. Vegetable yam is a very nutritional delicacy usually prepared with a green vegetable known as Amaranthus Caudatus Viridis.

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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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11 REMARKABLE BENEFITS OF ONION (ALLIUM CEPA)

Red Onions Vegetables and fruits continue to play an integral role in our everyday living. Being an excellent source of essential vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals, they make up a balanced diet. Furthermore, they contain numerous antioxidants that scavenge for free radicals in the body thereby protecting the body from harm caused by oxidative stress.The natural compounds such as flavonoids,

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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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YAM PORRIDGE

Yam porridge garnished with vegetables is a very palatable delicacy.

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PLUM FACTS

Plum is so sweet, delicious, juicy and very colourful. To get hold of the fruit with all these spectacular attributes, then…………..Walk into your supermarket, farmers markets or local shops and you will be offered this amazing fruit commonly known as plum. This fruit is deemed as drupe and is of the Prunus genus of plants that is closely related to peach and apricot. While some studies believe that

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