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REASONS WHY GOLDEN MELON IS BENEFICIAL TO YOUR HEALTH

Fleshy, juicy, sweet, soft, refreshing, nutritious and healthy are some of the words you hear the moment someone mentions the word “MELON”. Though not everyone has similar perception of this fruit as I’ve noticed that some melon cultivars are a bit bitter, tasteless, sour and not too captivating to eat. Interestingly, melon has been reported to be […]

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24 MIND-BLOWING REASONS YOU NEED SUGAR APPLE (SWEETSOP)

Have you ever heard of, seen, eaten or used sugar apple? If yes, what spectacular things about this fruit do you actually know about? If no, just relax and read through this article. But apart from eating the sugar apple as a fruit, are you equally aware that this fruit goes beyond being a normal […]

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17 APPARENT REASONS YOU NEED PAPAYA (PAWPAW)

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; phenolic compounds, alkaloids, flavonoids […]

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18 INCREDIBLE BENEFITS OF JACKFRUIT

Fruits are considered to be the most essential components of a balanced diet for a healthy body. This is basically as a result of the nutritive, medicinal and protective effects they exhibit, which therefore calls for great attention by everyone to tap into them. Most of these fruits contain phytochemicals such as alkaloids, polyphenols, caretenoids, […]

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WHY DO WE NEED TANGERINE?

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 […]

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18 WINNING FACTS ABOUT PURPLE MANGOSTEEN

Apart from edible purposes, certain fruits have been categorized as essentially useful for both medicinal, therapeutic and pharmaceutical purposes. Among these essential fruits is the Purple mangosteen, which is a tropical dark red to purplish fruit that is botanically known as Garcinia mangostana Linn. It belongs to the genus Garcinia, family of Guttiferae and popularly known […]

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20 REASONS YOU NEED THE AFRICAN WALNUT (TETRACARPIDIUM CONOPHORUM)

I grew up realizing that one of my mum’s favourite fruity snacks right from her childhood is the ukpa fruit. Infact, she dearly loved every bit of this fruit that she planted the trees in our compound as well as our farmlands. As a child, I had my curiosity over her great attachment to this […]

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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 feces elimination can lead to severe bowel obstruction which is followed by bloatedness or feeling of fullness. Constipation affects people of all […]

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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 […]

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