Month: May 2014
FOOD NEWS HUNDRED NIGER -DELTA YOUTHS TO RECEIVE AGRIC TRAINNING IN ISREAL 100 youths selected from the Niger Delta Area in Nigeria are to depart for Israel on training in agriculture. The programme is part of series of skill acquisition programmes being organised by the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs. At a
DIETICIAN STRESSES ON NUTRITIONAL VALUE AND HEALTH BENEFIT OF BANANA
A dietician at the Garki Hospital, Abuja, Miss Yemisi Olowookere has described the consumption of banana as very ideal for the maintenance of normal blood pressure and heart function.
Olowookere told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Tuesday 20th May 2014, that bananas were the best source of potassium, an essential mineral for maintaining normal blood pressure and heart function.
According to her, a medium sized banana provides 350g of potassium which helps the body to maintain normal fluid and electrolyte balances in the cells.
She remarked that ”Bananas help restore normal bowel activity, rich in non digestible fibres, help with constipation and diarrhoea and normalise the colon’s function to absorb large amounts of water for regular bowel movements.
BBC REPORT SAYS MEDITERRANEAN DIET IS IDEAL FOR THE BODY
When these two food groups come together they form nitro fatty acids which lower blood pressure, they told PNAS journal.
The unsaturated fat in olive oil joins forces with the nitrite in the vegetables, the study of mice suggests.
Nuts and avocados along with vegetables should work too, they say.
Hello great people, the rain are coming in droves especially here in Lagos. Its a very wet evening, so try any of these pepper delicacy to spice your night…..
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YAM OR PLANTAIN MEAT PEPPER SOUP… SPICY