Jennifer Obidike (B.Pharm)

Human sperm don't swim the way we thought: New study reveals, contradicting centuries-old beliefs

Human sperm don’t swim the way we thought: New study reveals, contradicting centuries-old beliefs

Human sperm roll like ‘playful otters’ as they swim. A breakthrough in fertility science by researchers from Bristol and Mexico has shattered the universally accepted view of how sperm ‘swim’. About 350 years ago, a Dutchman named Antonie van Leeuwenhoek invented the powerful new compound microscope and accidentally discovered the existence of bacteria, a groundbreaking …

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pigeon peas (fio-fio) 6 proven health benefits and nutrition

Pigeon peas (fio-fio): 6 Proven Health Benefits and Nutrition

Pigeon peas (fio-fio) is a delicious superfood that is loaded with tons of nutrients in a low-calorie package.  Pigeon peas are scientifically called Cajanus cajan and are perennial legumes belonging to the family Fabaceae. Other names include fio-fio (Nigeria), red gram (India), and gungo pea (Jamaica). Pigeon peas are rich in proteins, vitamins, minerals, fiber, …

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6 proven reasons why your diet needs Bambara nut (okpa)

6 Proven Reasons why your Diet needs Bambara Nut (Okpa)

Bambara Nut (Okpa) is a delicious superfood that is enjoyed by many Africans and it is scientifically called Vigna subterranea. It is a drought-resistant legume that grows in West African countries (Nigeria, Cameroun, and Chad). Other names for this wonderful complete food are Bambara bean, Bambara groundnut, condo goober, earthpea, ground-bean, and hog-peanut. The nuts …

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