• Eating fruits on empty stomach lowers risk of heart-related diseases – Expert

    Eating fruits on empty stomach lowers risk of heart-related diseases – Expert

    Eating fruits before breakfast will help to lower the risk of heart-related diseases like stroke and high blood pressure, according to a consultant nutritionist, Dr. Rosemary Akindele.

    Akindele said: “Nutrients in fruits help to guard against some diseases and it lowers the risk of heart-related diseases such as stroke and high blood pressure.

    “However, eating fruits carelessly without the knowledge of what it can do to the body may bring more problems.

    “Fruits should be eaten alone on an empty stomach because when […]

  • We can’t drive on empty stomachs, say striking Lagos BRT drivers

    We can’t drive on empty stomachs, say striking Lagos BRT drivers

    Commuters were stranded, yesterday, when Lagos Bus Rapid Transport, BRT’s drivers and ticketers on the Ikorodu-CMS route downed tools over unpaid salaries and unfavourable condition of service.

    The BRT scheme, operated by Primero Transport Services Ltd., began operation in November 2015 and has 434 buses on its fleet; and more than 2,000 staff.

    It was gathered that the workers convened an emergency meeting at about 5.45a.m. at the loading station, after which they converged on the bus corridor and barricaded it. The […]