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INTERESTING HEALTH BENEFITS OF BANANA (Musa musacea)

Posted on December 17, 2020December 17, 2020Categories food facts 1 Comment on INTERESTING HEALTH BENEFITS OF BANANA (Musa musacea)

Banana is one of the most popular fruits in the world. And it is among the world’s healthiest fruits. Banana is tasty and highly nutritious. It is rich in fiber, potassium and a good source of both vitamins and minerals. Although, those that are diabetic and obese are exempted from consuming banana because of its high starch and sugar contents. Technically, unripe banana contains a high starch content, when ripen, the starch is converted to sugar. Unripe banana also contains … Continue reading “INTERESTING HEALTH BENEFITS OF BANANA (Musa musacea)”

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HOW TO GET RID OF FLABBY ARMS

Posted on November 18, 2020December 4, 2020Categories Fitness 8 Comments on HOW TO GET RID OF FLABBY ARMS

What are flabby Arms? Flabby arms are also called “ARM FAT” or “BAT WING ARMS”. They certainly occur as a result of excess fat deposition. Basically, more fats are stored in the arms than other areas, especially when you are overweight. AGING is another cause of flabby arms. Unfortunately, you can’t change your age but sure can reduce arm flab by losing weight. As you grow older, the collagen in our body is lost. Collagen, which is the main structural protein … Continue reading “HOW TO GET RID OF FLABBY ARMS”

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HOW YOUR SLEEPING POSITION AFFECTS YOUR HEALTH

Posted on October 5, 2020October 5, 2020Categories Blog 10 Comments on HOW YOUR SLEEPING POSITION AFFECTS YOUR HEALTH

Sleep is the golden chain that ties our health and bodies together. Adequate sleep is an important component of a healthy lifestyle, and can benefit your heart, weight, mind, and makes you feel better.  Basically, Sleep is the process of restoration, memory consolidation and the renewal of the body. Apparently, sleep is so important to us and it is inevitable. And we all have our favourite sleeping positions. In other words, Our sleeping positions may have an impact on our … Continue reading “HOW YOUR SLEEPING POSITION AFFECTS YOUR HEALTH”

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HOW TO PREVENT DIABETES

Posted on September 5, 2020September 8, 2020Categories Health 6 Comments on HOW TO PREVENT DIABETES

Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a chronic disease that affects your body’s ability to use or produce insulin. Insulin is a hormone that moves glucose from your blood into your cells, that use it for energy. However, Diabetes Mellitus prevents your body from properly using the energy from the food you eat. Basically, when you ingest food, or drink, it is converted into glucose (that provides the energy your body needs for daily activities) and transported into your bloodstream. Diabetes can … Continue reading “HOW TO PREVENT DIABETES”

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HOW TO GET RID OF STYE (Hordeolum)

Posted on August 1, 2020August 1, 2020Categories Health 9 Comments on HOW TO GET RID OF STYE (Hordeolum)

A  Stye is a bacterial infection that affects the eyelid. It is red and painful, and it looks like a boil or a pimple.  Usually, Styes are filled with pus. They form on both the outer part of the eyelid, and the inner part of the eyelid. Stye usually occurs when an eyelash follicle, and the glands that are found near eyelashes, get infected. However, most styes get better on their own and do not need medical treatment . There … Continue reading “HOW TO GET RID OF STYE (Hordeolum)”

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WAYS ON HOW TO RELIEVE STRESS

Posted on July 19, 2020July 19, 2020Categories Blog 1 Comment on WAYS ON HOW TO RELIEVE STRESS

As a human we all experiences Stress to some degree.From work related, career, family, financial pressures and relationships. Stress is inevitable but it can effectively be managed. In other words, the way we respond to stress can make a big difference to our well-being. What is STRESS? Stress is the body’s reaction to any kind of demand or threat. It is how the body responds to pressures from situations or life events (such as traumatic events), challenges. It is a … Continue reading “WAYS ON HOW TO RELIEVE STRESS”

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HOW TO GET FIT AT HOME WITHOUT EQUIPMENT

Posted on July 7, 2020July 7, 2020Categories Fitness 4 Comments on HOW TO GET FIT AT HOME WITHOUT EQUIPMENT

Getting fit at home requires no equipment or a gym. You can really get a great workout without leaving the house.  A lot of persons give up the idea of working out because they believe that they will have to join a gym or purchase heavy equipment to get into shape or build up their muscles. At home exercise is an excellent way to shape up without stepping foot in an actual weight room or fitness studio, you can do … Continue reading “HOW TO GET FIT AT HOME WITHOUT EQUIPMENT”

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BENEFITS OF COCONUT WATER

Posted on June 25, 2020June 27, 2020Categories food facts 7 Comments on BENEFITS OF COCONUT WATER

Coconut water also known as “Coconut Juice” is a clear fluid found inside the coconut fruit. It is a healthy natural drink, tasty and refreshing alternative to water and an absolute thirst quencher. Here are some benefits of coconut water; 1.    Source of Hydration Coconut water is a delicious source of hydration. It ultimately contains ingredients that are effective in hydrating the body. Coconut water contains electrolytes such as Potassium (249mg) which is essential for heart health and good skeletal … Continue reading “BENEFITS OF COCONUT WATER”

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INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT FINGERPRINTS

Posted on June 13, 2020June 13, 2020Categories Blog 7 Comments on INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT FINGERPRINTS

Everyone is born with a fingerprint. And no two fingerprints are exactly alike, even identical twins have different fingerprints. WHAT ARE FINGERPRINTS? Fingerprints are unique tiny friction ridges that appear on our fingertips, thumbs, toes, palms, and soles. Fingerprints are very much unique to every individual. How are they formed? It is so fascinating to know that fingerprints are formed in the womb right before when we were born and when we were fetus in the womb. Apparently, each fingerprint … Continue reading “INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT FINGERPRINTS”

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IS HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE AND AZITHROMYCIN THE POSSIBLE CURE FOR COVID-19?

Posted on April 19, 2020April 19, 2020Categories Health 13 Comments on IS HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE AND AZITHROMYCIN THE POSSIBLE CURE FOR COVID-19?

It is quite unfortunate that Corona virus (COVID-19) have put the world in an absolute pause due to the way the virus spreads rapidly since the outbreak began. It is unexpected and new, causing a sense of loss of control and death cases globally. COVID-19 caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Corona virus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is an infectious disease that was first discovered in December 2019 in Wuhan, the capital of China’s Hubei province. The transmission of the virus is … Continue reading “IS HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE AND AZITHROMYCIN THE POSSIBLE CURE FOR COVID-19?”

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OSTEOPOROSIS; THE SILENT DISEASE

Posted on March 10, 2020January 25, 2021Categories Health 9 Comments on OSTEOPOROSIS; THE SILENT DISEASE

Keeping the body in good health is our duty; otherwise we will not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.  Osteoporosis is indeed a major but unappreciated public health problem. Bones are without doubt living and active tissues that makes up the skeleton. And they comprises the Compact tissue (harder and outer tissue of bones, strong and durable), the Cancellous tissue (sponge-like tissue inside bones, they are lighter, flexible, less dense), and the Subchondral tissue (The smooth tissue … Continue reading “OSTEOPOROSIS; THE SILENT DISEASE”

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CAN YOU REALLY BURN BELLY FATS IN JUST 10 DAYS?

Posted on February 23, 2020December 11, 2020Categories Fitness 3 Comments on CAN YOU REALLY BURN BELLY FATS IN JUST 10 DAYS?

Believe it or not…the answer is a shocking YES! Apparently, you don’t have to starve yourself; you can still eat your favorite foods. It’s normal to have belly fat, and a little bit of fat can help to protect your organ but not in excess. Excess belly fats which is the Visceral fat normally called the “bad cop” is usually stored underneath the muscles in the abdomen, adjacent to the stomach, intestines, and liver, and it is also located close … Continue reading “CAN YOU REALLY BURN BELLY FATS IN JUST 10 DAYS?”

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IS DEPRESSION REALLY THE ENEMY?

Posted on January 27, 2020January 27, 2020Categories Blog 4 Comments on IS DEPRESSION REALLY THE ENEMY?

Oh yes, Depression is a vulture that will make anyone its prey. A heartless monster that destroys both the heart and soul, and tortures without mercy, consuming its victim whole. Depression is not just about spending a few days feeling sad or unhappy; it is more than just a bad mood. Depression can make you feel persistently sad and down for weeks or months or couple of years at a time. Hence, depression is a serious mental illness that negatively … Continue reading “IS DEPRESSION REALLY THE ENEMY?”

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INTERESTING HEALTH BENEFITS OF UNRIPE PLANTAIN (Musa paradisiaca)

Posted on December 30, 2019March 22, 2020Categories food facts 25 Comments on INTERESTING HEALTH BENEFITS OF UNRIPE PLANTAIN (Musa paradisiaca)

Oh it is so fascinating to know that plantain can equally be called “Cooking Bananas“. As sweet as it sounds it’s a staple food, and it is very rich in nutrients. Ripe plantain which is yellow in appearance can be eaten raw or boiled, fried and roasted but Unripe plantain, the green immature plantain must be prepared, it definitely cannot be eaten raw. On the scale of 100% in population, 70% loves ripe plantain in their diet and detests unripe … Continue reading “INTERESTING HEALTH BENEFITS OF UNRIPE PLANTAIN (Musa paradisiaca)”

FACTS ABOUT VARICOSE VEINS

Posted on August 18, 2020September 26, 2020Categories Health 10 Comments on FACTS ABOUT VARICOSE VEINS

What are Varicose Veins? Varicose Veins are enlarged, twisted and swollen veins that are close to the surface of the body. Although they can be formed in other parts of the body but they most commonly occur in the legs. They are usually blue or dark purple in colour. Varicose veins occur when your one-way valves that helps to keep blood flowing toward your heart, becomes weak or damaged, the blood will flow backward and pool in your veins. This … Continue reading “FACTS ABOUT VARICOSE VEINS”