Tag: Health

Health Benefits Of Nutmeg

Nutmeg is the seed or ground spice of several species of the genus Myristica. It has a unique scent and a slightly sweet taste. It is also a commercial source of an essential oil and nutmeg butter. It contains nutrients like vitamins, minerals and organic compounds that benefits the body. However, if consumed in amounts […]

Health Benefits Of Milk

Milk is a nutrient rich white liquid food produced by the mammary glands of mammals. It is basically the main source of nutrition for infant mammals before they are able to digest other types of food. As for humans, they consume milk of other mammals such as cows, goats and sheep. However, cow’s milk is […]

Health Benefits Of Sugar

When looking at sugar in this work, we are looking at the refined white sugar which is mostly used as a sweetener. Because sugar contains four calories per gram but lacks nutritious value (i.e no dietary fibers), it is only an added ingredient in many meals. Although, there is more knowledge on the disadvantages on […]

Health Benefits Of Rice

Rice is one of the most common staple food consumed in the world today. It belongs to the grass species, Oryza sativa or Oryza glaberrima. It is the most important grain with regard to human nutrition and caloric intake providing more than one – fifth of the calories consumed worldwide by humans. While there are […]

Health benefits of soyabeans

The soyabeans is a leguminous plant that belongs to the pea family. It is high in quality protein and contains all the essential amino acids like those found in meat. It could be served whole or processed into a powdered form or a soy milk. Soyabeans are high in phytoestrogens and fibre. They are low […]

Health Benefits of Garlic

Garlic is a specie in the onion genus, Allium. It is common in almost all parts of Nigeria. It is mostly used as a food seasoning as most people do not like the smell that comes from taking it raw. However, what they fail to recognize is that apart from the unique taste garlic gives […]

Health Benefits of Avocado

Avocado pear is one of the most common fruits in the tropical region. Avocado is said to have originated from south central Mexico. Avocado pear is also known as Alligator pear. The botanical name of avocado pear is Persea americana. Just like every other fruits, avocado pear has its health benefits. 1. Avocado pear is nutritious Avocado is […]

Health Benefits Of Cucumber

While some would classify cucumber as a vegetable, others believe it to be a fruit. Whatever the case, cucumbers belong to the cucurbitaceae family as water melon, pumpkin and squash. They are a good source of vitamins and minerals and contain other elements that are beneficial to the health. Cucumbers could be sliced in a […]

Top 5 Reasons Why You Are Not Loosing Weight

Many have been working out to enable them loose weight. You might have tried so many exercise,skiped and avoided some meal up to no avail. The question now is why are you not loosing weight despite all your efforts. Below are the top 5 reasons why you are not loosing weight. 5. Your Mind: We […]

Smoking; Its Dangers And How To Quit Smoking

  In our world today, the rate of smoking among teenagers, adults, male and females is on the increase. A times people ask questions like what is the effect of smoking in our environment, what are the dangers of smoking, how does cigarette smoking affect the respiratory system, what tobacco can do to you,what does […]