May 2018

Are Japanese Potatoes the Fountain of Youth?

Are Japanese Potatoes the Fountain of Youth?

  Hello beautiful people, I bumped into this “Are Japanese Potatoes the Fountain of Youth?” (by Alexia Dellner) online today. Guess what; it’s the local sweet potatoes in our local market. We’re no stranger to using food in the pursuit of beauty. But when we heard that X-Men star Olivia Munn eats a Japanese potato (sweet potatoes) every day to maintain her youthful complexion (wait, what?), we were seriously intrigued. So… Read More »Are Japanese Potatoes the Fountain of Youth?

4 Tips to Store Avocados to Prevent Them From Turning Brown

  4 Tips to Store Avocados to Prevent Them From Turning Brown Hello, beautiful people and a happy children’s day to all our kids, nieces, nephews and all the wonderful kids around the world. For all the Avocado lovers like me in the house. Today I will be looking at ways to store Avocado to prevent them from turning brown. This happens often to all of us: we slice an avocado… Read More »4 Tips to Store Avocados to Prevent Them From Turning Brown

7 Amazing Health Benefits of Saunas

7 Amazing Health Benefits of Saunas

  7 Amazing Health Benefits of Saunas HAVING A GOOD SWEAT IS BETTER FOR YOU THAN YOU EVER IMAGINED. Saunas have long been known to have mystical healing properties, and in places like Scandinavia and Eastern Europe; their popularity is so widespread that many people have them installed in their homes or backyards. A brief history: Saunas were once very popular all over Europe, but when plague spread in the… Read More »7 Amazing Health Benefits of Saunas

Eat This One Thing Daily; will Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease

Eating just This One Thing Daily; will Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease A new study published in the journal Heart has found that eating one egg every day; can significantly reduce your risk of heart attack, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases. If you’re worried about heart disease, there’s a lot that you can do to give your cardiovascular health a boost. Cutting out smoking, even if it’s just one a day, is… Read More »Eat This One Thing Daily; will Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease

Benefits of Cuddling: Ease Stress

Ease Stress When you cuddle with someone you care about, your body releases a hormone called oxytocin; that calms you and makes you more likely to deal better with stress. For example, you might laugh, distract yourself, or try to solve a problem. It also can lower your blood pressure and lower levels of the “stress hormone” cortisol, which also can help.   May Help Your Heart It’s good for… Read More »Benefits of Cuddling: Ease Stress

Re-Boiling Water is it Safe?

  Is Re-Boiling Water Safe? You may have heard that reboiling water can be unsafe. Is this true? Here’s what you should know. Consuming re-boiled, clean, uncontaminated drinking water will not cause cancer or poison you or your family. As long as your water comes from a source that is regularly inspected, you can boil it as many times as you want. The idea behind this myth is that boiling water concentrates any… Read More »Re-Boiling Water is it Safe?

Port-Harcourt Black soot Dangers; Keeping Yourself Healthy

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Federal Government said the black soot, currently being experienced in Port Harcourt and its environs, was caused by activities of illegal oil refiners, bunkers and burning of tyres. INNOCENT citizens in the Niger-Delta have for decades lived with all manner of environmental hazards linked to crude oil exploitation. These range from massive oil spills to acid rains from gas flaring and the proliferation of illegal refineries. Federal Government agencies also… Read More »Port-Harcourt Black soot Dangers; Keeping Yourself Healthy

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Codeine: Cough Syrup Killing a Generation in Northern Nigeria

 BBC African Eye on Monday, April 30, 2018; exposed how Nigerian youth take Codeine cough syrups, not for a cough, rather for other illegal uses. What is codeine, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Codeine is a narcotic pain-reliever and cough suppressant similar to morphine and hydrocodone. A small amount of codeine is converted to morphine in the body. The precise mechanism of action of codeine is not known; Like morphine, codeine binds to receptors… Read More »Codeine: Cough Syrup Killing a Generation in Northern Nigeria

Diet Quality or Calories-What Matters More for Weight Loss?

  Diet Quality or Calories— What Matters More for Weight Loss? Diet Quality or Calories—What Matters More for Weight Loss? Whatever you think you know about losing weight, Forget it.   The standard advice for losing weight has long been to eat fewer calories than you burn. But a new study suggests this might not paint the whole picture. The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA); suggests… Read More »Diet Quality or Calories-What Matters More for Weight Loss?