A Professor of Biochemistry, Abiola Ladokun, has advised people against preserving their fruits in the refrigerator to prevent browning and loss of nutritional quality.
In her inaugural lecture at the Leads City University, Ibadan, on Wednesday, Ladokun said that it was healthy to eat fresh fruits instead of those preserved in the refrigerator.
The lecture is entitled: “Nutritional Biochemistry: Sequential Professedly Unsequential.’’
According to her, a study done on some varieties of tropical plants showed essential nutritional components in eating fresh fruits and […]
A gynecologist, Dr. Ado Zakari, on Wednesday warned against indiscriminate use of pregnancy prevention drugs by young women as he emphasized its effects on fertility.
Zakari, who is also the Director, Public Health Kaduna State Ministry of Health and Human Services, gave the warning in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja.
He said that the effects of such drugs, also known as emergency contraceptive, could delay conception or damage a woman’s uterus if used wrongly.
The expert also […]
In a warning to Nigerians on the sidelines of this year’s World Diabetes Day, a Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist, has cautioned of the high risk of skipping breakfast regularly.
Dr. Adewole Adesanya, Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist, Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Lokoja, has warned that skipping breakfast regularly pose high risk of diabetes.
Adesanya gave the warning on Monday in Lokoja on the sidelines of this year’s World Diabetes Day (WDD).
Diabetes is often referred to by doctors as diabetes mellitus.
It describes a group […]
A professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Azuka Oparah, says regular exercise and water therapy can help check early development of hypertension early in life.
Oparah, who is the Head, Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice, University of Benin, stated this in a lecture he delivered on Saturday at the 2016 Orurukwu Enyiogugu Cultural Festival at Enyiogugu, Aboh Mbaise, Imo State.
According to him, every human being is bound to develop hypertension in life, but sticking to regular exercise, water therapy and other […]
A policy and governance expert, Mr Oseloka Obaze, has advised African leaders to look inward for solutions to their political and economic challenges.
Obaze, the Managing Director of Selonnes Consult, said in a statement in Awka on Friday while reacting to the emergence of Donald Trump as U.S. president-elect.
He said that the emergence of Trump as the president-elect, in spite of the bookmakers’ predictions, was “American Wonder’’.
Obaze, who is also a retired diplomat, said that Trump presidency might hold some fortunes […]
An expert has made a shocking revelation which might interest many people after revealing that plantain cures ulcers, diabetes and s*xual dysfunctions.
Grown throughout the tropical regions of the world, the plantain is a close relative of the banana, making important contributor to the economy of many countries. The nutritional value of unripe plantain makes it stand out as a very important addition to any healthy living diet plan due to its nutrient content.
Practitioners of traditional medicine have long prized the […]
A Lagos-based financial expert, Mr. Bismarck Rewane, on Friday expressed optimism that Nigeria would get out of recession by 2018 with the right economic policies.
Rewane, also the Chief Executive Officer, Financial Derivatives Ltd., said this at the 2016 Independent Shareholders Association of Nigeria Triennial Delegates Conference/Gala Night in Lagos.
The financial expert said that the Federal Government must embrace the best economic policies urgently to addressing the recession.
He said “It will take a minimum of 18 months for Nigeria to get […]
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Mohammed Abullahi of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) has warned that treating eye infection with human urine can lead to blindness.
Mr. Abdullahi, a public health physician, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ilorin on Thursday.
According to him, people who engage in such practices are prone to losing their eyes completely.
He said that treatment for conjuctivitis, commonly called “Apollo”, and other eye diseases, were available at clinics and hospitals and advised […]
A medical practitioner, Dr. Festus Olalekan of the Graceland Hospital, Ilorin, Kwara State, has warned against excessive consumption of food seasoning, saying it can damage the brain.
Olalekan told newsmen on Thursday in Ilorin that most of the food seasoning contained Monosodium Glutamate, which poses serious health damage.
According to him, the amount of sodium in the food seasoning over stimulates the brain cells until the cells die off.
He said that food seasoning with high sodium content should be avoided.
He explained that […]
Mr Offon Udoffia, an export expert, on Friday, stressed the need for increased processing and storage of agricultural products for export as one of Nigeria’s way out of the current recession.
Udoffia stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja as he suggested moves that could be taken to pull the economy out of slump.
He said that an aggressive promotion of agricultural value chain would not only restore economic buoyancy but create job opportunities.
He added […]