West Africa steams over jollof rice war

This simple question has grown into a fierce debate in some West African countries, where jollof rice is a national delicacy. The celebration dish is...

Who makes the best sushi in the world?

30 sushi chefs from 15 nations battled on Friday (August 25) in Tokyo for the title for the most creative sushi plate of the...

Herbal defense against viral infections

Nigerian researchers have identified and validated local plants for the treatment of viral infections. Until now, several local herbs have been shown to have antibacterial...

Eat food rich in Vitamin D for healthy liver, kidney – Medical expert

An Abuja-based physician, Dr Baba Ahmed on Monday urged Nigerians to develop the habit of eating food rich in Vitamin D for the benefit...

Could smelling food lead to weight gain, high blood pressure, heart disease, type 2...

Researchers have uncovered a link between sense of smell and fat burning.A team of researchers has recently made a surprising discovery: mice that cannot...

Low cab meals, daily fruit smoothie raise chances of getting pregnant

Cutting down on carbohydrates can help couples increase the chance of starting a family, say fertility experts. Those trying for a baby are advised...

Prevention is better than cure

It’s very common to hear the phrase ‘I’m not feeling fine,’ from friends and work colleagues. It’s so frequent with some people that I...

Tackling iron, zinc deficiencies with ‘better’ bread

The health effects of zinc and iron deficiencies can be devastating, particularly in developing countries. One strategy for addressing this problem involves fertilizing crops...

The 10-day detoxification plan

In the last couple of weeks, I presented the 30-Day Challenge in this column. From responses received, I want to believe it was well...

Fish eaters report less arthritis pain

Fish eating reduces pains and swellings of rheumatoid arthritis Eating fish at least twice a week may significantly reduce the...