Health & Diet

Health Benefits of Okra

 

 
 Okra
Botanically, okra belongs to the mallow family. Much like real marshmallow, the mucilage, a sticky substance containing polysaccharides, helps improve digestion and may be used in the treatment of gastritis, gastric ulcer and liver/gallbladder cleansing. Okra’s mucilage helps to […]

Foods for Flatter Abs

It’s that time of the year when we all promise to “Have the best body this summer”. Here are a few tricks that work to flatten your abs in conjunction with exercise.

1.    Plain or Greek yogurt: We all know […]

8 Foods that Lower Blood Pressure

Plant-based diets and diets high in fruits and vegetables are strongly associated with lower blood pressure — so much so that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) officially recommends adopting healthy eating practices as one of the primary actions […]

Garden Egg Stew (Sauce)

Nigerian Garden Egg Sauce recipe
I don’t think there is a better pairing to freshly boiled yam than garden egg sauce (Okay, maybe actual fried eggs sauce), anyways, here is my take on Garden egg sauce. The recipe varies across […]

How to lose weight with Nigerian Food

10 Simple ways to lose weight with Nigerian Food

1.    Eat less Carbohydrate
The typical Nigeria Diet is heavy on Carbohydrate, a sample daily food consumption might include: Yam for breakfast, Eba/garri for lunch and Rice for supper. Most food guides […]

Tofu (Wara Soya) Nutrition and Recipe

     Seared Tofu (Wara Soya) with Mushrooms
I started eating Tofu as a kid; it is widely sold in Kwara state. I had always known Tofu was healthy but I didn’t quiet understand the health implications of Tofu consumption until […]