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HEALTH BENEFITS OF OLIVES AND OLIVE OIL

Overview of olives and olive oil Due to the rising awareness of healthy eating, researchers lay constant emphasizes on the importance of consuming olives and olive products due to their nutritive contents. The olive tree is historically known for its nutritional and medicinal values especially in countries such as Australia, the United States, Canada, Europe and Japan and these values are not limi

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HERE ARE SOME EXCEPTIONAL BENEFITS OF COCOA

Cocoa Pod 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 are natural sources of several che

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EGGS

Female animals of various species such as fish, reptiles, birds, amphibians, and birds are created to lay eggs which are eaten by human beings.Bird and reptile eggs consist of a protective shell, albumen (egg white), and vitellus (egg yolk) and the most type of consumed eggs are chicken, turkey, fish and duck. Eggs are one of the most versatile ingredients used in cooking (Kumaravel et., al. 2012)

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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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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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18 REASONS YOU NEED THE AFRICAN OIL BEAN (UKPAKA OR UGBA)

Developing countries are faced with many food-related challenges especially as it pertains to meeting up with the increasing food demand. As a result of this, several approaches have been adopted as a means of augmenting other main staple food so as to address the issue of malnutrition and poor feeding in these parts of the globe. I suppose that the basic privilege of everybody ought to be channel

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VITEX AGNUS CASTUS (CHASTEBRRY) AND INFERTILITY

Are you aware of the benefits of vitex agnus castus and its impacts on infertility? Did you know that vitex agnus castus can be used to tackle infertility? Infertility has become an increasing health challenge for many couples and apart from being tackled  medically, herbal remedy has become an effective means of proffering solution. There has been an increasing research on the immense benefits of

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OUTSTANDING BENEFITS OF BUCKWHEAT

Buckwheat Seeds Even though our health conditions are highly dependent on the type of food we consume, yet it is just disheartening that we oftentimes pay less attention to what we eat. While some foods are highly nutritious and essential for the healthy functioning of our bodies, others are not.Even though most of these essential healthy foods are quite affordable, yet we sometimes prefer to go

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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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ARE RASPBERRY KETONES GOOD FOR WEIGHT LOSS?

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 loss is the raspberry ketone. The use of Raspberry ketones for

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RECIPE FOR HEALTHY LIVING

Do You Cherish Your Life?This is a question I have asked myself and people around me and we strongly agreed that we cherish our lives. The main reason for asking this question is my zeal for promoting healthy living. Over the years, many stories have been unfolded about some individuals who assume that life is not worth living, hence pay very minimal attention to their lifestyles. This shouldn’t b

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15 REASONS WHY EATING AN APPLE A DAY KEEPS THE DOCTOR AWAY

You might have come across this statement "an apple a day keeps the doctor away". The question is, what is the literal meaning of this statement? Does it mean that; once you eat an apple a day the doctor will not come closer to you OR eating an apple a day will make you the doctor's enemy?Well, let's find out! The adage originated from the 19th century when Caroline Taggart formulated a saying in

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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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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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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU INCLUDE FENNEL IN YOUR DIET?

Fennel, botanically known as Foeniculum vulgare is a flowering plant that belongs to the celery family Umbelliferae or Apiaceae. This vegetable is closely related to coriander, carrots, parsley and dill. Foeniculum vulgare is a perennial herb that has a characteristics feathery leaves and yellow flowers with a Mediterranean origin. Fennel possess strong anti-oxidizing, anti-bactericidal, anti-infl

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LOW-CARB DIET.

Low carb diet is an eating plan which greatly minimises the consumption of high amount of carbohydrates to reduce the onset of obesity especially with overweight individuals. Within this plan, foods such as pasta, rice, white bread, yam and sugar are replaced with foods rich in protein contents such as fish, meat, egg, cheese etc.The area of research supporting low-carb diets has tremendously grow

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BREAKFAST

I have been searching for a better way to structure my question. I came up with; How often do you eat breakfast? or should I say; Do You know that it is very essential to eat breakfast? How often do you skip breakfast? Are you amongst the set of individuals that ensure that breakfast is a must for the day or amongst others that claim that breakfast is not necessary? Could your eating or skipping b

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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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FRIED POTATOES WITH OMELETTE

Fried potatoes with omelette is just very easy to prepare and makes a perfect breakfast! It is a fantastic dish combination you can't afford to miss. It is very easy to make and super delicious. Give it a try.

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