Onion Compound Shows Promise of Ovarian Cancer Prevention


Early studies have indicated the benefits of onions in boosting immunity, regulating blood sugar, reducing the risk of gastric ulcers, as an anti-inflammatory and antibiotics agents. However, a new study has found that a compound found in onions has anti-ovarian cancer effects. The study published in Scientific Reports and conducted by researchers from More...

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By admin On Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Herbal Combination Beats Malaria, Typhoid

A herbal preparation made predominantly with garlic, ginger, onions, scent leaf, lemon grass, unripe pawpaw, lime/lemon, African pepper (Uda in Igbo), clove, Gongronema latifolium (Utazi in Ibo, arokeke in Yoruba) More...

By admin On Thursday, October 13th, 2016

The Essence Of Palm Oil In The Body

Palm oil is an extremely useful vegetable oil that is derived from various types of oil palms. The main varieties that are used in the production of palm oil are African oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) and American More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

Interesting Benefits Derivable From Eating Stockfish

Stockfish is a type of fish made from Codfish. It is highly consumed in many countries of the world such as Germany, UK, France, Italy, USA, Spain, Cameroon, and Nigeria. The fish is particularly consumed more in More...

By admin On Friday, October 7th, 2016

The Nutritional and Health Benefits of Cocoyam

Cocoyam possesses high nutritional values when compared with others like cassava and yam, with substantial vitamins, minerals and proteinous contents. As a relatively known staple crop in the underdeveloped and More...

By admin On Monday, October 3rd, 2016
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Revealed: Why You Should Never Throw Away Orange Peels

Did you know that the healthiest part of some fruits is their peel? Orange is one such fruit whose peel contains some of the richest nutrients in the world. Do you know that a medium orange contains around 170 different More...

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By admin On Friday, September 30th, 2016

The Unknown Benefits Of Tigernut

Compiled by Chinwe Odita They look ordinary and not particularly appealing. They are also sold mostly by mallams in wheel barrows in most cities in Nigeria; so the average educated Nigerian may never look their More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Locust Bean Tree Shows Antihypertensive, Antidiabetic, Antibacterial Properties

The name ‘“locust bean”’ is synonymous with the ancient African aromatic seasoning that is highly cherished by West African women for the preparation of different native delicacies. Beyond this, however, More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Enjoy The Remedial Benefits Of Cashew Nut

The health benefits of cashews include a healthy heart, strong nerve and muscle function, improved bone and oral health, relief from diabetes, anemia and gallstones. By offering antioxidant defences, they also aid More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Moderate Alcohol Intake May Raise Risk Of Stroke, Heart Failure

While a number of studies claim moderate alcohol consumption can benefit heart health, new research suggests consuming just one drink a day may raise the risk of atrial fibrillation – a major risk factor for stroke, More...