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.
August 31, 2020
stay hydrated

How To Stay Hydrated In The Scorching Heat

The months of August and September means that most countries around the world are experiencing a sweltering heatwave. Most people are getting a first-hand experience of how easy it is to become dehydrated from the scorching heat. The human body weight consists of 60% water, which means that water drives almost all biological and biochemical processes in the body, including joint lubrication, blood pressure optimization, body temperature regulation, excretion, and digestion.  It is, therefore, essential to stay hydrated for overall well-being and good health.
August 31, 2020

7 Simple Tips To Better Manage Stomach Ulcer

Stomach ulcers are hardly ever life-threatening. However, that does not mean you should discount the severity of a painful sore in the stomach or any other symptom associated with the illness. If you don’t manage or treat stomach ulcers, they can lead to further complications. Use these tips to manage stomach ulcer, and it’s symptoms.
August 30, 2020
ulcer

Stomach Ulcer: Causes, Symptoms, and Prevention

Stomach ulcers, also known as gastric ulcers, are a type of peptic ulcer disease that causes painful sores in the lining of the stomach. They occur when the thick layer of mucus protecting your stomach from harsh digestive acids reduces. As a result, the digestive acids destroy the tissues of the stomach lining, causing ulcer sores. Without proper treatment, stomach ulcers can become a severe threat to good health and healthy living.
March 21, 2017
health benefits of strawberries

Health Benefits Of Strawberries

Strawberries are nature's heartfelt gift to our health. Coincidentally, or not, they are also heart-shaped. That kind of explains why it appears on every romantic meal.
March 21, 2017
Ogbono Soup

How To Prepare Ogbono Soup And Benefits

Ogbono soup is prepared from ogbono (wild mango seeds). Ogbono seeds are indigenous to the humid forest zone of Nigeria, Congo, Angola, Cote d’Ivoire, DR Congo, and South-western Uganda.
March 21, 2017
Catfish Peppersoup

How To Prepare Catfish Peppersoup And Benefits

Catfish pepper soup is delicious and flavorful. Asides this, it also has a variety of health benefits to the human body. Catfish pepper soup is rich in proteins, healthy fats and fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, and energy.
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 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.