Friday, December 14, 2018
To many people, all that is to lavender is its sweet smell in soaps, shampoos and air fresheners. But lavender (Lavandula angustifolia or Lavandula officinalis) has also been used as a remedy for a range of ailments from insomnia...
Although most people think of mushrooms as vegetables, they’re in fact a type of beneficial fungus. The term “mushroom” refers to any macrofungus with a distinctive fruiting body large enough to be seen with the naked eye and picked...
Regular consumers of crabs are less prone to chronic heart disease and can have long lifespan, a nutritionist, Olusola Malomo, said on Friday. “In regions, where seafood including crab is consumed regularly, the people usually have maximum lifespan,’’ Malomo told...
Nutmeg may protect against liver damage, new research suggests. When tested on mice, the fragrant spice reduces inflammation in the organ, a study found.Nutmeg may also keep livers healthy by regulating their fat levels, the research adds.According to the...
A new study led by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison showed that yogurt can reduce inflammation by improving the integrity of the intestinal lining, thus preventing endotoxins, the pro-inflammatory molecules produced by gut microbes, from crossing into the...
You might already be aware that eating a diet chock-full of super foods like leafy greens, dark chocolate and oily fish can help with a whole host of chronic health conditions. But, did you know that some foods can also...
Dr Oluwabunmi Ogungbemi, General Physician at the Department of Family Medicine, Garki Hospital, Abuja, has warned that processed foods could contain harmful cholesterol, capable of raising the risk of stroke and heart attack or other possible health problem. Ogungbemi who...
A new research showed that consuming dark chocolate with a high concentration of cacao had positive effects on stress levels, inflammation, mood, memory and immunity. Presented on Tuesday at the ongoing five-day Experimental Biology 2018 meeting in San Diego, the...
In Nigeria, terms like ‘rare’ and ‘medium rare’ are foreign as we often tend to cook our meat until it’s fully done — but you may want to reconsider that. A new study suggests that people who eat their meat...
Healthy eating has been the rave for the last two or three years. More and more people are becoming aware of the impact of unhealthy eating but complain that it is impossible to maintain this style of eating in...