Category: Drinkables

Much ado about benzoic acid in soft drinks in Nigeria 1!

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A Lagos High Court in Igbosere recently ordered the National Agency For Food, Drug Administration and Control  to mandate the Nigerian Bottling Company PLC, manufacturers of Coke, Fanta and Sprite soft drinks, to include a written warning that the content of the bottles cannot be taken with Vitamin C.

In a judgement delivered by Justice Adedayo Oyebanji on Monday March 6th 2017, the court warned that taking the soft drinks with Vitamin C is poisonous.

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Lime as a  vitamin enriched fruit is  said to be  used by many women as a family planning measure!

This is particularly common amongst some women  in Nigeria where  I come from. A particular woman told me that lime is usually mixed with kaun [potash] and when taken, especially after coitus, the result is a very effective anti – pregnancy move! Well, this is off the record!

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Agriculture in South West Nigeria!

Push to make Southwest regional food powerhouse

Some experts have  identified  regional economic growth as a major needed tool  that can help  reduce poverty and improve food security in the Southwest.

The experts reportedly  spoke at the Southwest Agriculture Summit (SWAS) which was held at the Civic Centre in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

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Do you know the amount of sugar in the drinks you take ?


Sugar is the general name for sweet, short-chain, soluble carbohydrate, many of which are used in food and drinks!

They are composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen.

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The most expensive coffee on Earth!

Fine weasel coffee, civet, Vietnam (Credit: Credit: age fotostock/Alamy)

Behold the most expensive coffee on Earth! It is this highly-caffeinated Vietnamese coffee – it is seen as the perfect balance of bitter and sweet taste!

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Lime, botanically known as Citrus Aurantifolia is a sour citrus fruit that can do what many advanced medicines cannot do. There are many varieties of lime found all over the world, particularly in the tropical and the Mediterranean climates but the green unripe and yellow .

Lime is said to be very reliable especially because of its medicinal uses, more so as it has been used for ages in the treatment of various ailments.

This vitamin enriched fruit is consumed throughout the world in the form of sorbet, beverages, refreshing cocktails, pickles, jams, jellies, snacks, candies, sugar boiled confections and in even cooking.

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Zesty plantain cocktail

Recipe for 4 servings:

2 ripe plantains

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Some Contents of the Magazine!

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           Editorial Suite

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Cow Milk Alternatives!

Cow milk as we all know is very common, more so as it is very rich in protein , calcium and other vital nutrients.

But I am here to tell you that you can decide to embrace some nutritious non dairy milk alternatives  !

It is pertinent to note that nutritious milk can be gotten from the likes of soya beans, coconuts, cashew nuts, almond nuts, hazel nuts, oats and even rice!

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Zimbabwe to Ban Use of Electric Water Heaters!

Zimbabwe is to ban the use of electric water heaters and require all newly built properties to use solar power, as it tries to tackle big power shortages.

This is according to the BBC which revealed that energy officials say existing electric heaters – or geysers – will be phased out over the next five years.

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