March 23, 2021

How to Avoid Birth Defects During Pregnancy

Most child defects aren’t natural. They occur because of your exposure and lifestyle during pregnancy. So, here are tips on how to avoid birth defects during pregnancy. When you implement them, your risk of giving birth to a child with defects will reduce.
March 21, 2021

Common birth Defects and Their Symptoms 

Congenital heart defects are amongst the common birth defects. They are anatomical abnormalities. According to reports, congenital heart defects occur in 1 out of every 110 birth. And they are mostly caused by a genetic disorder or inappropriate fetal development. 
March 13, 2021

How To Handle Burnout: Signs and Treatment

We are dealing with two pandemics globally - COVID-19 and burnout. Some may even say that there is a direct correlation between both pandemics. Most working people switched to the remote option to combat the pandemic but what they didn't take into consideration was the higher levels of stress, more responsibilities, longer work hours, and greater workload involved.
March 11, 2021

Top 10 Benefits Of Pilates That You Didn’t Know

There are a large variety of options to pick from when it comes to exercising to improve your health. Because of the many benefits that Pilates has, more people are already adding it to their workout routines.
March 10, 2021

How To Self-Examine For Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is one of the leading causes of death in women. Somewhere in the world, a woman dies every minute from breast cancer. Doctors have advised that the key to curbing the disease is early detection, so women need to know how to self-examine breast cancer.
March 10, 2021

7 Most Effective Post-Workout Meals For Fitness

Post-workout meals are important because what you eat after exercising can either complement or destroy all the energy and time you spend in the gym. There has been a long time debate on whether snacks should be consumed after working out or not. Having a healthy snack should be an important part of your workout routine and there are a lot of reasons why.
March 1, 2021

What Are The Symptoms Of Thyroid Problems in Females?

Thyroid problems develop when your thyroid glands either produce too many thyroid hormones or too little. And your system needs these hormones to control activities like how fast it burns calories and your heartbeat rate. In this article, I will share some of the symptoms of thyroid problems in females. 
February 28, 2021

6 Ways to Live a More Holistic Lifestyle 

Living a holistic lifestyle is one of the healthiest ways to live. It involves living your life and healing your body through natural remedies. And the beauty of living a holistic lifestyle is that it enables you to see life as a whole. Even when you are sick, you don’t look at it as something physical. You look at the entire picture. Here are 6 ways to live a more holistic lifestyle; 
February 16, 2021

What are the Benefits of Folic Acid? 

Folic acid is an essential vitamin that the body system needs. It belongs to the B vitamin. And you can get it from foods like lentils, peas, oranges, dried beans, liver, asparagus, broccoli, spinach, Brussel sprouts, beets, whole-wheat products, etc. In this article, I will share with you some of the benefits of folic acid. 
February 14, 2021

4 Important Facts About Cervical Cancer You May Not Know

The cervix is a hollow cylinder that links the lower part of your uterus to your vagina. It serves as the doorway to the uterus through which sperm travels to fertilize eggs. And if you aren’t pregnant, the cervix prevents unhealthy things like tampons and bath water from entering your body. 
March 22, 2017

How To Prepare Ayamase (Ofada Sauce)

Ofada Sauce is a popular stew from the Yoruba tribe of Southwest Nigeria, although other tribes are beginning to incorporate it to their foods
May 13, 2020

7 Best Foods To Help You Cope With Stress

Fiber-rich foods are helpful in the gut and play a role in lowering stress levels. A review published in the journal Nutritional Neuroscience shows that diets rich in fiber may reduce anxiety, stress, and depression. Some Nigerian foods rich in fiber include carrots, apples, beans, oats, Abacha, rice, maize/corn, Fufu, sweet potatoes, avocados, and spinach.
May 31, 2020

Portion Control: Top Visual Cues To Help You Remember

A lot of us think that we need a lot of proteins to balance out the carbs we eat. But, the truth is that we eat more than enough proteins in our food each day. One portion of meat is about the size of a deck of cards or a small smartphone, some of us already eat twice that amount for one meal.
June 22, 2020

6 Foods That Will Spoil Your Low Carb Diet

One of the things you should know is how to avoid foods that will spoil your low carb diet. Knowing what to eat and what to avoid can be tricky because while some of these foods are apparent red flags, others look like healthy choices.
June 24, 2020

Top 5 Benefits Of A Low Carb Diet

For years, there have been arguments about the long-term effectiveness and sustainability of a low carb diet to weight loss or general wellbeing. Some people argue that a low carb diet puts you at risk of heart diseases due to cholesterol from their high-fat content.
September 2, 2020

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.
September 3, 2020

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 14, 2020

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
November 25, 2020

The Top 5 Worst Foods For Your Teeth

Sugary foods can cause the bacteria in plaque to release acids that attack the tooth enamel. Once the enamel is weakened or damaged, cavities can form. Cavities cause complications like chewing problems, pain, and tooth abscesses.
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