October 10, 2020
woman showing signs of stress

7 Subtle Signs Of Stress That You Have Been Missing

Being under stress now feels like a new normal. In fact, it is a badge of honor for many – to be able to heap up so many responsibilities and remain sane, somewhat. However, living under a lot of stress can be bad for your physical, mental, and emotional health. It is, therefore, essential to know all the signs of stress and how to manage them.
October 9, 2020
lady practicing yoga for mental fitness

5 Simple Ways To Maintain Your Mental Fitness

Mental fitness involves two basic principles - one is triggering your brain's curiosity, and the other is feeding your mind with variety. You can add mental exercises to your daily routine to increase your mental fitness.
October 9, 2020
running exercises

5 Ways That Exercises Are Bad For Your Health

Exercises should promote general well-being. You shouldn’t have a hard time sleeping, lose appetite, feel pain, dizziness, or sick after exercising. If you experience any of these signs, then you should reassess your workout routines and habits as they are doing more harm than good. Here are the ways that exercise could be hurting your health.
September 16, 2020
stroke

Stroke: Top 8 Causes And Risk Factors

A stroke happens when the blood supply to the brain stops. The brain needs oxygen in the blood to function; without it, the brain cells start dying within minutes. This causes the parts of the body controlled by the dead portion of the brain to stop working. It is a life-threatening illness, and as such, it is vital to learn the causes and the risk factors to prevent one.
September 14, 2020
cholesterol foods

7 Simple Habits To Manage Cholesterol

When you have high cholesterol levels, it becomes essential to manage those numbers better to prevent the onset of a stroke or any other heart disease. Asides the drugs that your doctor may prescribe to help you bring down the numbers, you also need a lifestyle and diet change
September 12, 2020
DASH diet

The DASH Diet: Lowering Blood Pressure Using Diet

DASH diet, short for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, is one of the tools that you can use to manage your blood pressure. It is a lifelong way of eating designed to control or prevent high blood pressure. It requires you to cut back on foods that are high in cholesterol, trans-fat, and saturated fat, salt, sweets, red meats, and sugary drinks. You will eat more fruits, vegetables, whole-grain foods, nuts, poultry, legumes, and low-fat dairy.
September 12, 2020
body type

How Your Body Type Affects Your Fitness Goals

There are three different body types, and they play a huge role in determining how well and fast you reach your fitness goals. The ease with which you lose weight, burn fat or develop muscles depend heavily on your body type. It explains why you can begin a fitness journey with someone else, and notice different results even though you started at the same time, ate the same foods, did the same exercises.
September 7, 2020
nasty gym habits

5 Nasty Gym Habits You’re Probably Guilty Of

People go gyms for different reasons. Whatever those may be, it is clear that no one wants to be in a gym where annoying behaviors detract from the full experience. Let’s try to use this lockdown to sanitize and exercise our gym manners. Read through this list and find the nasty gym habits that you just might be guilty of.
September 3, 2020
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10 Foods That Give You An Energy Boost All-day Long

These foods will give an energy boost, quite alright. However, it is not sustainable, as the energy gotten from these foods is very shortlived. The result is a crash that leaves you hungry and craving more energy-boosting foods. Here are ten healthy foods that will give you that needed energy boost, satisfy your hunger, curb cravings, and won't make you crash.
September 2, 2020
Foods to eat with stomach ulcer

Best And Worst Foods To Eat With Stomach Ulcers

Before the advancement of medicine and research on the subject, doctors thought that certain foods could cause ulcers. However, new information makes us know that other things, like infection with the bacteria H. pylori and longterm use of NSAIDs, are responsible for causing ulcers. Although food does not cause ulcers, some can either worsen your symptoms or help you heal faster. As a result, it is crucial to learn what foods to eat with stomach ulcers.
March 21, 2017
Egusi Soup

How To Prepare Egusi Soup

Egusi soup is an exotic, rich, and hearty food that will satisfy your taste buds. It is a staple food in most West African countries under different names and an uncomplicated one-pot meal to make.
March 21, 2017
Stir-fry Beef Spaghetti

How To Prepare Stir-fry Beef Spaghetti

Stir-frying meals is not a new concept. It is a healthy way of cooking vegetables and preserving their crispiness. There is a very strict cooking time to help you achieve this.
March 21, 2017
Ewa Agoyin

How To Prepare Ewa Agoyin

Ewa Agoyin is a popular street food in Nigeria that a lot of people don’t know how to prepare at home. It could be because Ewa agoyin is not a traditional Nigerian dish. Also, because street hawker sell this delicacy daily, there is no additional incentive to learn how to prepare it.
March 21, 2017
Shito

How To Prepare Shito (Ghanaian Hot Sauce)

Shito is a particularly popular condiment in Ghana. Shito means “spicy” in Ga, one of the languages spoken in Accra, Ghana. The dark brown colour of the Ghanaian-thick sauce is very appetizing and presages deliciously spicy flavours.
March 21, 2017
Gizdodo

How To Prepare Gizdodo

Gizdodo is an awesome fusion dish of fried gizzard, fried plantain, and spicy tomato stew.
March 22, 2017
Nigerian Vegetable Salad

How To Prepare Nigerian Vegetable Salad

Nigerian vegetable salad can be eaten as a sole meal or as a side dish which explains its appearance at every Nigerian event. There is no Nigerian event without Nigerian Jollof or Fried rice, so it is safe to say that its partner in crime will also make an appearance.
March 22, 2017
Nigerian Sandwich

Easy To Make Nigerian Sandwich

Club sandwich is a popular meal made with bread, sliced ham, poultry, or fried bacon, lettuce, mayonnaise, and tomato. They are quick and easy to make and can be served at informal or semi-formal lunches, gatherings, picnics or taken as a quick snack between meals. Sandwiches are very nutritious as they are rich in protein, vitamins, fat, and the right amount of carbohydrates.
March 22, 2017
Ofada rice

How To Prepare Ofada Rice And Benefits

Ofada also has many essential nutrients, including potassium, phosphorus, vitamin B, selenium, manganese, and magnesium which have been proven to be effective in warding off diseases and health conditions which can become chronic or life-threatening in some cases.
March 22, 2017
How To Prepare Banga Rice

How To Prepare Banga Rice

Banga Rice is a staple delicacy fro the South-south region of Nigeria, Delta State to be precise. This rice is creamy and rich made with palm fruit oil.