Nutrition

30 food to gain weight quickly in a week

30 Foods to Gain Weight Quickly in a Week

Weight gain is defined as an accumulation of adipose tissues and body fluids that lead to an increase in body weight and muscle mass. Although obesity is currently one of the world’s biggest health problems, being underweight may be just as bad for your health.  Being underweight may cause the following health problems: Infertility Osteoporosis …

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Roselle (Zobo): 10 Amazing benefit and Facts that you should know

Roselle (Zobo): 10 Amazing Benefits and Facts You should know

Roselle also known as Hibiscus sabdariffa is a miracle plant with many health utilizations. This wonder plant originated from West Africa, Nigeria, and belongs to the Malvaceae family. Roselle is commonly called hibiscus tea worldwide, zobo, isapa, or ashuwe in Nigeria, guai shu in traditional Chinese medicine, belchanda in Nepal, sorrel in the Caribbean, and …

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Akamu (Ogi); 10 proven reasons why you and your baby need it

Akamu (Ogi): 10 Exciting Benefits for You and Baby

Akamu (Ogi) is a delicious fermented cereal that is prepared with yellow maize, sorghum, pearl millet, and soybeans.  It is a healthy cereal and is recommended as the first weaning food for babies from 6 months of age. Akamu is a good gluten-free alternative for toddlers, growing children, the elderly, lactating mothers, and convalescents. The …

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Black-eyed peas (Cowpeas): 10 proven reasons why you need it.

Black-eyed peas (Cowpeas): 10 proven reasons why you need it

Black-eyed peas also called Cowpeas, are extremely healthy and nutritious. Black-eyed pea a delicious legume is commonly cultivated in Nigeria and other parts of West Africa.  It is scientifically called Vigna unguiculata and is a staple food in most Nigerian homes including mine.  Black-eyed peas have a high protein content that is equivalent to the …

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