June 21, 2022

International Yoga Day

Today, June 21st is International Yoga Day. So many fun-filled experiences to partake of on this special yoga day occasion. The International Yoga Day theme of this year’s Yoga Day celebrations is ‘Yoga for Humanity‘ and around 25 crore people across the world are expected to take part in various events, doing yoga in unison towards better health and wellness for all.
February 6, 2022

February Is Healthy Lifestyle Awareness Month

February is healthy lifestyle awareness month! One thing you must know is that being healthy is not about going to the gym once a month and eating healthy meal when you have the chance. This is more than that. To be in good health means following a healthy lifestyle and this month of February is healthy lifestyle awareness month and in this article we will be sharing tips to help.
September 1, 2021

Chickenpox (Varicella): Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Chickenpox, also known as Varicella, is a highly contagious infection that is caused by the Varicella-Zoster Virus. It is typically characterized by an itchy red rash with red blisters that can appear on the face, chest, back, scalp, arms, and legs. After several days, the blisters fill up with a clear liquid that pops then turns crusty. 
August 29, 2021

All You Need To Know About Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

Whooping cough (also known as Pertussis) is a highly contagious respiratory infection caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis.  Now that COVID-19 has sparked the general public’s interest in highly contagious respiratory diseases, this is about as good a time as any to talk about the disease.
August 9, 2021

Food Poisoning: Signs, Causes, and Treatment

Food poisoning is a food-borne disease that comes from eating contaminated, toxic, or spoiled food. The most common symptoms include diarrhea, nausea, stomachache, and vomiting.
August 4, 2021

7 Reasons Why It Is Bad To Starve For Weight Loss

Losing weight can be a struggle for most people. It takes time, and results may show up late, which can be discouraging. Most people who try to lose well have high expectations of seeing results between one to three months. But when it goes slower than expected, they turn to these obnoxious diets or starve for weight loss.
June 27, 2021

Plaque: Causes And Effect On The Teeth

Plaque is a slippery, sticky, and colorless film of bacteria that appears on the teeth. They are sometimes referred to as bacteria film. It is a group of living microbes surrounded by a sticky surface. The role of the sticky coating is to aid the microbes in attaching to the surface of your mouth so they can multiply into a growing community.
June 20, 2021

Top 10 Benefits Of Drinking Green Tea

Green tea is known to be one of the healthiest drinks on earth. It is a type of tea made from the dried leaves of the Camellia sinensis bushes. It has its roots in China. Its production and manufacture have grown throughout East Asia. 
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 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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