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Piper guineense (Uziza): Nutrition, health benefits, and uses

Piper guineense (Uziza): Nutrition, Health Benefits, and Uses

Uziza (Piper guineense) is a West African spice that is full of flavors and medicinal benefits.   The plant is a perennial climber and grows up to 10 meters or more in height. The leaves of Piper guineense give a peppery flavor to soups while the dried fruits and seeds give African dishes an aromatic and …

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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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