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15 WINNING FACTS ABOUT GINKGO BILOBA

Ginkgo Biloba Tree It is so fascinating how the world is filled with uncountable medicinal and miraculous plants that only require human beings to acknowledge how these plants could be of help. One of such plants is the Ginkgo biloba from the maidenhair tree. Ginkgo biloba is the only surviving species of the Ginkgophyta and is also known as gingko or ginko. In the late 1600s, Engelbert Kaempfer

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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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KEY THINGS YOU NEVER KNEW ABOUT EVENING PRIMROSE

Our attentions are constantly drawn towards the detrimental impacts of using chemical agents for producing drugs. As a result of this, herbal alternatives have been deemed the best option for tackling various health disorders without provoking any unnecessary side effects on human's health. Nature provides us with countless medicinal plants and herbs that provide us with immeasurable health and no

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NUTRITIONAL VALUES, BENEFITS AND USES OF GARCINIA GUMMI-GUTTA

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 introduction on what this amazing plant is al

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HOMEMADE PEANUT BUTTER RECIPE

This homemade peanut butter recipe is an irresistible one because it details the easiest way of making some really flavorful and yummilicious peanut butter for your delight. Check out the recipe and give it a try.

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DISCOVER HOW SOY AFFECTS YOUR HEALTH

Soy Flower Over the past years, several arguments have been raised regarding the impacts of soy consumption on health. While some studies attribute numerous benefits to soy, some others give contradicting opinions over this popular leguminous crop. Although everyone is entitled to his or her own opinion yet it is left for us to decipher what we really want for ourselves.This article titled "disc

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KEY FACTS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PALM WINE

I was super excited the last time I attended an African party and luckily bumped into palm wine. My Oh My!!! I felt so nostalgic, flashing back through the past and how much I’ve missed this amazing drink. Nevertheless, I ain’t complaining at all but instead, I seized the opportunity to capture a shot of the drink so I can share some key facts you need to know about palm wine with you. Over the pa

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28 REASONS WHY YOU NEED BLACK SEED (NIGELLA SATIVA)

Nigella sativa Flower Medicinal plants remain a great source of both edible and therapeutic means of livelihood for us since time immemorial. Most of these plants are used as herbal traditional medicines and even as allopathic medicines for treating various diseases and certain health-related conditions. Some of these plants are equally used as spices for flavouring and spicing up food for good

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17 APPARENT REASONS YOU NEED PAPAYA (PAWPAW)

Carica Papaya 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; phe

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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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GREEN COFFEE BEANS EXTRACT: WEIGHT LOSS BENEFITS, USES AND SIDE EFFECTS

Unroasted Green Coffee Beans 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 unhealthy foods but the failure

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ALL ABOUT KOMBUCHA: ITS BENEFITS, USES AND SIDE EFFECTS

Kombucha Have you ever tasted Kombucha? If you’ve not, then you are missing out on an energetic beverage that is essential for the healthy functioning of your body. So what is kombucha? Kombucha is a beverage extracted from dried or ground kombu, which is an edible kelp that belongs to the Laminariaceae family.This refreshing drink can also be extracted as a result of the fermentation of sugared

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14 OUTSTANDING BENEFITS OF RICE (ORYZA)

Rice Rice is one of my favourite dishes! Yes, I enjoy eating rice and I can confidently vouch that almost 85 percent of the world’s population is also on my bandwagon. I don’t know about you though,  but if rice is part of your bread and butter, then you can equally support me on this note that rice dishes are so delectable and ever tempting to eat. Being one of the most consumed grains in the w

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Presto's Hot Air Popper

Plug in Presto’s PopLite and the party begins. In less than 2-1/2 minutes you’ll have up to 18 cups--two large bowlfuls--of fluffy popcorn with virtually no unpopped kernels. And because the machine uses hot air instead of oil, the resulting snack is healthier and lower in calories.

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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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28 INCREDIBLE BENEFITS OF THE BAMBOO PLANT

Bamboo Trees Every country has had at one time in its history a type of highly valued plant! Interestingly, certain plants can be utilised as both food, herbal medicines or for other essential purposes. As a result, it is always good to identify everything we can benefit from these nature's gifts to us.So if you are still on this page, you are probably keen to understand some important facts abo

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EXTRAORDINARY BENEFITS AND USES OF SAFFRON

Saffron 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 of our bodies. Howbe

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USES OF MORELS AND THEIR SIDE EFFECTS

Morel Peradventure you haven't come in contact or eaten morels, then you are seriously missing out. But if true morels are already part of your diet, then there is no way you cannot applaud these amazing fungi. Well, whichever category you find yourself, let us now have a look at some of the uses of morels and their side effects that you definitely need to be aware of.It might interest you to kn

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ALL ABOUT NUTMEG - IT'S USES, BENEFITS AND SIDE EFFECTS

Nutmeg Seeds 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 nutmeg is considered effective for tackling many ailments an

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