Tag: health

Health Benefits of Bitter leaf Juice (Vernonia Amygdalina)


This post contains the powerful health benefits of Bitter leaf juice (Vernonia Amygdalina) and how to extract the bitter leaf juice. Bitter leaf (Vernonia amygdalina) is a vegetable used for preparing the popular Bitter leaf soup, Onugbu, Shiwaka & Ewuro by the Igbos, Hausas & Yorubas in Nigeria. Although this plant has been around for […]

Gonorrhoea Becoming Untreatable: World Health Organisation


The World Health Organisation has warned that doctors have run out of effective antibiotics to treat the bacteria causing gonorrhoea. This disease is a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria called Neisseria gonorrhoeae or simply gonococcus. The bacteria are mainly found in discharge from the pen*s and in v*ginal fluid through unprotected v*ginal, oral or […]

Health Benefits of Olives and Olive Oil


In this article originally published on care2.com, we shall look at the health benefits of olives and olive oil. These wonderful gifts of nature are an excellent source of healthy monounsaturated fats and vitamin E. Monounsaturated fats have a beneficial role to play in maintaining the outer membranes of brain cells, protecting your body’s genetic […]

The Dangers of Excessive Intake of Energy Drinks


Lucozade boost, sports, Red bull, Power horse, Monster etc are all energy drinks and are sold virtually almost everywhere round the world and are used by athletes and those who engage in sporting activities. While there are different varieties of energy drinks, many of these so called energy drinks seriously pose a great threat to […]

Why You Should Avoid Bleaching Your Skin


Why You Should Avoid Bleaching Your Skin Most men and women who use skin lightening creams are not often aware of the risks associated in using them. They often forget that all the benefits it brings are not usually permanent and have its side effect. Skin cancer, thinning, acne are just some of the potential […]

Amazing Health Benefits of Raw Onions


People don’t fancy putting onion in their meal or even cutting an onion as it will leave you crying for no reason and eating it will give you bad breath. Apart from these two known pitfalls, raw onions has many health benefits. Onions have anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, antioxidant, anticarcinogenic qualities and are rich in vitamins A, […]

Health Benefits of Bitter Kola


Bitter kola (Garcinia kola) is yet another highly nutritious nut Mother Nature has given us. Found mostly in Benin and other African countries like Nigeria, Ghana, Togo etc. People complain of its bitter nature but forget that it is the bitterness of this nut that gives it the power to work health wonders. No wonder […]

Amazing Health Benefits of White Star Apple (Agbalumo/Udala)


The white star apple or African cherry is a dark yellowish fruit with semi-circle seeds, a popular seasonal fruit normally consumed with its flesh. Botanically called “chrysophyllum albidum,” the fruit is mostly cultivated in the rural areas and is very common during the months of December to April. The fruit is mostly found in African […]

Top 15 Health Benefits of Consuming Apples


It is often said that an apple a day keeps the doctor away. To improve your health and benefit a lot from apples, consume them more. Better health could be as easy as reaching for the fruit bowl for some yummy tasting apples when next you need a snack. Apples contain Antioxidants which help fight […]