It has been discovered that eating a handful of a particular type of nuts could help reduce your risk of having cancer.
Scientists say eating a handful of cashew nuts could reduce cancer
A new study by scientists have discovered that eating just a handful of cashews could cut your risk for heart disease, cancer and premature death.
According to reports, a new finding by Imperial College London found that people who ate at least 20 grams of nuts daily lowered their chances […]
High blood pressure is no longer just an affliction of the elderly, as more than one-third of young people between the ages of 16 and 34 are now said to suffer from some form of hypertension.
And a recent study out of California revealed that, if left unchecked, this cardiovascular malady, even in its mild form, can lead to premature ageing and brain damage.
The conventional solution to this growing health epidemic is to simply take more blood pressure medications like angiotensin-receptor […]
In the 1960’s, food manufacturers wanted consumers to buy their margarines and hydrogenated oils. To do that, they had to “discredit” the products people had always used in their homes to prepare their food.
Olive oil, coconut oil and lard were no longer “good for you,” they said. The marketing campaign for their synthetic products began and coconut oil was portrayed as an artery-clogging and cholesterol-raising substance. People were told that it contained too much saturated fat and contributed to heart […]
Shaving the pubic hairs is one of the requirements of the Fitrah, Muslim scholars have revealed.
Shaving the pubic hairs is one of the requirements of the Fitrah, Muslim scholars say.
As reported by an Islamic scholar, al-Bukhaari, “The fitrah consists of five things, one of which is removing the pubic hairs.”
The time limit to do so is 40 days, the Islamic authority says.
Again, as reported by al-Bukhaari, “The hadeeth of Anas ibn Maalik says: ‘He set us a time limit of […]
It was gathered that the Viva Fidel Health Foundation, an NGO, has appealed for strong government commitment to mitigate the spread of antimicrobial resistance threatening the treatment of AIDS, Tuberculosis and malaria.
Dr Stella Agbim, Lead Advocate of the foundation, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Abuja.
She said government should embrace greater innovations and investment in research and development of new antimicrobial medicines, vaccines and diagnostic tools to address the challenge.
Agbim said: […]
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 […]
While pregnant, you’re likely super curious about whether it’s a girl or boy, way before your ultrasound scan makes the big reveal.
Lots of quite interesting signs abound on how to tell if it’s a girl or boy. Below are 9 of such signs, check to see whether you should bank on them or not.
1. Morning sickness
It is said that if your morning sickness is very severe, it’s a girl, but if it’s mild, you’re carrying a baby boy. While a […]
Before things get out of hand, know some of the signs that your man or woman is depressed before it gets out of hand.
1. Self-medicating with drink or drugs
Both genders can turn to the bottle – or worse – when stress reaches fever pitch, but men are far more likely to use drugs and alcohol when dealing with their feelings.
Naturally, there’s a difference between consuming for fun and those who seek oblivion, so look out for the grey area in […]
The heart is an important organ in the body which must be taken good care of to avoid any health hazard. Here are important things you must do to safeguard it.
World Health Organisation estimates that more than 17.5 million people died of cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack or stroke in 2012. Contrary to popular belief, more than 3 out of 4 of these deaths occurred in low- and middle-income countries, and men and women were equally affected.
The good news, […]
Do you want to be a champion in bed and make your woman go wild the natural way without drugs, then read this article with care.
Many people do not know that there are certain food and fruits to take that can help you last longer in bed instead of resorting to drugs that at the long run becomes harmful and toxic to your body. Here are some foods and fruits that will help you last longer.
Having s*x can require […]