Saturday, August 15, 2020

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    ERA/FoEN: Nigeria needs to work on policies that will promote healthy lifestyle

ERA/FoEN: Nigeria needs to work on policies that will promote healthy lifestyle

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has urged the National Agency for Food Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to ensure speedy approval of the pre-packaged food, water and ice labelling regulation, 2019 and the fats & oils regulation, 2019. ERA/FoEN is a Nigerian advocacy non-governmental organisation that is dedicated to the defence of human ecosystems and the promotion of [...]

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    Five ways to stay healthy during the holiday season

Five ways to stay healthy during the holiday season

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    Five tips to stay healthy throughout a road trip

Five tips to stay healthy throughout a road trip

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    Eat Me: Dark chocolate, cheese… five probiotic foods to promote healthy living

Eat Me: Dark chocolate, cheese… five probiotic foods to promote healthy living

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    Lifestyle changes: A personal odyssey

Lifestyle changes: A personal odyssey

I first did it at 50. Before then I had not done a comprehensive medical check up. Older friends above fifty would often tell me to have a complete check up at least once every year after forty. For men, a checkup is incomplete without a prostrate check. Forty per cent of men in Nigeria, particularly those over forty, are [...]

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    Are you hypertensive or infertile? Have you tried fish oil lately?

Are you hypertensive or infertile? Have you tried fish oil lately?

Consumption of fish oil can lower blood pressure as well as reduce the risk of heart diseases and other ailments. Hajiya Jummai Hassan, a nutritionist at the Wuse General Hospital, Abuja, said fish oil is high in Omega 3 fatty acids and recommended its consumption. Omega 3 fatty acid has "good fats', while Omega 6 fatty acids, present in red meat has [...]

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What you don’t know about ‘corn’

Some like it boiled, others would rather have it roasted. But whatever the preference might be and what influences it, this food crop is being enjoyed by many when eaten. There is no mistaking the aroma several feet away from where it is being prepared; the smell does more in whetting one’s appetite. At the selling points, one cannot help [...]

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    Mothers, give them your breasts

Mothers, give them your breasts

Children who have been breastfed have lesser risks of contracting diseases. This is because the breast milk contains antibodies that help protect babies from infection, and stimulate their immune system. According to Deputy Director of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Mrs. Modupe Aina, the protection derived from breast milk could last a child for many years. She added that breast milk is far [...]

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