Tag: Health Benefits

Health benefits of Moringa

Moringa oleifera is one plant that has several health benefits both scientifically and traditionally proven although, most of the researches are on animals. It is native to North India but is also grown in Asia, Africa and South America. It is very rich in healthy antioxidants and bioactive compounds. It also contains minerals such as […]

Health benefits of Green Tea

Green tea is native to China and India. Green tea is notable for providing the body with several health benefits. It is one of the most healthy beverage to take. It is said to contain the most antioxidants and beneficial polyphenols. Here in this article, you’ll be seeing some of the health benefits of green […]

Health Benefits of Tamarind

Tamarindus Indica or Tamarind is native to Africa but also grown in other tropical regions. It can be taken raw or used for cooking. The fruits have a sweet-sour taste. Apart from the fruit, the seeds and leaves are also edible. It contains vitamins such as vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, C and K. […]

Health Benefits Of Cashew

Cashew is a delicious and nutritive fruit native to Brazil. It can be eaten raw or used while baking and added to meals. The nuts are also edible and provide the body with several health benefits. However, this article will focus solely on the health benefits derived from taking the cashew fruit. Cashew is a […]

Health Benefits of Okro

Okro is biologically classified as a fruit but used as a vegetable in cooking. It is cultivated mostly in Africa and South Asia. It can be used to make soups and serve as thickeners in some dishes. While some may not like okro because of it gets slime when cooked, however, the health benefits gotten […]

Health Benefits of Ewedu

Corchorus olitorius, popularly known as ewedu or jute leaves is a flowering plant belonging to the Malvaceae family. It is used to make a traditional soup here in Nigeria mostly eaten by the Yoruba people. It is rich in minerals, vitamins and antioxidants. Some of which include calcium, sodium, phosphorus, potassium, vitamins A, C, E, […]

Health benefits of Beans

Beans belong to the family of plants called Fabaceae commonly known as legume or pea and are eaten around the world. It has different varieties such as black beans, navy beans, red beans, kidney beans, garbanzo beans, pinto beans, black eyed peas, lima beans and soya beans. They are available in dry, frozen and canned […]

Health benefits of Soybeans

Glycine max or soya bean or soybeans is one of the types of beans we have. It is home to Asia. It can be eaten whole or processed into other forms such as soy flour, soy milk, soy sauce and soyabean oil. It comes in different forms: Green soya beans, yellow soya beans, and black […]

Health Benefits of Vitamin C

Vitamin C also known as ascorbic acid or L-ascorbate is one of the vital nutrients the body needs. It can be gotten from some foods especially fresh fruits and vegetables. Vitamin C supplements are also available. It is water soluble and as such is not stored by the body. To therefore maintain adequate levels of […]

Health benefits of Onions

Onions belong to the Allium genus family. It can be used to prepare so many dishes thereby making it a staple in kitchens around the world as it serves as flavour. It can be taken raw or cooked. Although very common and can be gotten easily, onions contain various vitamins, minerals, and other powerful compounds. […]