Monday, October 22, 2018
The liver is the largest and heaviest internal organ. It is called the powerhouse of the body because of its many functions needed for a healthy life. The liver processes anything you eat or drink for your body to use...
Let me be clear about this from the outset and let the reader take good note of my warning: typhoid disease is deadly. The good news though is that if we stick with diligent preventive measures as well...
There is not a specific number of eggs a person can eat as part of a healthful diet. Eggs were once considered to be an unhealthy food source in terms of high cholesterol and heart problem concerns. The fact...
The Lagos State government has moved to check food and water contamination in eateries, restaurants and hotels across the state, imploring stakeholders to embrace the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) and certification. HACCP is a management system that...
The essentiality of water to man’s health cannot in anyway be over emphasized. Skin experts have even gone further to claim that water drinking frees the body from toxins, and also refreshes the skin with softness. As a matter...
To many people, starch is a form of carbohydrate that causes weight gain and shoots blood pressure up. But surprisingly, experts say consumers of a diet high in carbohydrate can reap many health benefits from something called resistant starch,...
Grapefruit has surprising health benefits. The fruit grows in clusters similar to grapes, hence the name. It was first discovered in South America. It is a natural hybrid between orange and pomelo which accounts for its large size and...
Cutting down on carbohydrates can help couples increase the chance of starting a family, say fertility experts. Those trying for a baby are advised to eat only one portion of carbs a day. The British Fertility Society says the food...
Honey has been known throughout history as “Liquid Gold,” a natural sweetener that is not just delicious but provides many therapeutic benefits. Although it is a versatile cooking ingredient, honey could also offer some health benefits. If you’ve not been...
A Lagos high court has insisted that its order that the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) must mandate the Nigeria Bottling Company (NBC) to include on all bottles of Fanta and Sprite soft drinks manufactured...