Category: Health

Health Benefits Of Nutmeg

Nutmeg is the seed or ground spice of several species of the genus Myristica. It has a unique scent and a slightly sweet taste. It is also a commercial source of an essential oil and nutmeg butter. It contains nutrients like vitamins, minerals and organic compounds that benefits the body. However, if consumed in amounts […]

Health Benefits Of Milk

Milk is a nutrient rich white liquid food produced by the mammary glands of mammals. It is basically the main source of nutrition for infant mammals before they are able to digest other types of food. As for humans, they consume milk of other mammals such as cows, goats and sheep. However, cow’s milk is […]

Health Benefits Of Sugar

When looking at sugar in this work, we are looking at the refined white sugar which is mostly used as a sweetener. Because sugar contains four calories per gram but lacks nutritious value (i.e no dietary fibers), it is only an added ingredient in many meals. Although, there is more knowledge on the disadvantages on […]

Health Benefits Of Rice

Rice is one of the most common staple food consumed in the world today. It belongs to the grass species, Oryza sativa or Oryza glaberrima. It is the most important grain with regard to human nutrition and caloric intake providing more than one – fifth of the calories consumed worldwide by humans. While there are […]

Health Benefits Of Potatoes

Potatoes are starchy, tuberous crop from the perennial nightshade. Potatoes were introduced to Europe in the second half of the 16th century by the Spanish but today they are a staple food in many parts of the world. They are rich in carbohydrates and minerals such as phosphorus, calcium and zinc. They also contain Vitamins […]

Health benefits of soyabeans

The soyabeans is a leguminous plant that belongs to the pea family. It is high in quality protein and contains all the essential amino acids like those found in meat. It could be served whole or processed into a powdered form or a soy milk. Soyabeans are high in phytoestrogens and fibre. They are low […]

Health Benefits Of Cucumber

While some would classify cucumber as a vegetable, others believe it to be a fruit. Whatever the case, cucumbers belong to the cucurbitaceae family as water melon, pumpkin and squash. They are a good source of vitamins and minerals and contain other elements that are beneficial to the health. Cucumbers could be sliced in a […]

Top Benefits Of Onions

  Most meals in Nigeria are prepared with onions as an ingredient. However, while many makes this a must ingredient in their meals, majority are unaware of the health benefits provided by it. Onions contain a high amount of sulfur compounds which not only give onions their recognizable smell but are also powerful detoxifying agents. […]

Health Benefits of Garlic

Garlic is a specie in the onion genus, Allium. It is common in almost all parts of Nigeria. It is mostly used as a food seasoning as most people do not like the smell that comes from taking it raw. However, what they fail to recognize is that apart from the unique taste garlic gives […]

Health Benefits of Avocado

Avocado pear is one of the most common fruits in the tropical region. Avocado is said to have originated from south central Mexico. Avocado pear is also known as Alligator pear. The botanical name of avocado pear is Persea americana. Just like every other fruits, avocado pear has its health benefits. 1. Avocado pear is […]