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Consume more sugar; it’s fortified with Vitamin A, expert tell Nigerians
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Consume more sugar; it’s fortified with Vitamin A, expert tell Nigerians

December 8th, 2017 | by Sidomex
The executive secretary of National Sugar Development Council (NSDC), Dr Lateef Busari thinks Nigerians should consume more (refined) sugar.   Busari said this while addressing a news conference on Thursday in Abuja and...
Why you should not cook moi-moi and other food in nylon (plastic bags)
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Why you should not cook moi-moi and other food in nylon (plastic bags)

September 13th, 2017 | by Sidomex
John Tehinse, a dietician, has warned people against cooking moi-moi and other foods in nylons or cellophane bags as it produces dioxins, a toxic substance that causes cancer.     Tehinse gave the warning on Tuesday in...
This Is the best way to detox your body
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This Is the best way to detox your body

August 28th, 2017 | by Sidomex
If you associate a “detox” with a 7-day juice fast, it’s time to make over your notion of a cleanse. Detoxing doesn’t require you to make extreme diet choices since our bodies are made to flush out toxins on their own....
Artificial sweeteners may not aid in gain loss, study suggests but don’t ditch your splenda yet!
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Artificial sweeteners may not aid in gain loss, study suggests but don’t ditch your splenda yet!

July 18th, 2017 | by Sidomex
Artificial sweeteners also called nonnutritive sweeteners e.g such as aspartame, sucralose and stevioside, may not aid weight loss. They are commonly found in diet drinks such as Pepsi Light and Coke Zero; they also come as stand...
Why are eggs shapes widely different? Scientists solve the puzzle!
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Why are eggs shapes widely different? Scientists solve the puzzle!

June 23rd, 2017 | by Sidomex
Owl’s eggs are almost perfectly round, while hummingbird eggs look like teeny tiny watermelons. Fowl’s eggs are spherical and shorebirds’ are pointy.  And everything in between. So why are eggs shape so widely...
Red Onions can help fight cancer cells research suggests
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Red Onions can help fight cancer cells research suggests

June 10th, 2017 | by Sidomex
Dark red onions are proven sources of goodness containing nutrients that are beneficial for maintaining good health such as flavonoids, quercetin, allicin, anthocyanin and Chromium, some of which have been implicated in fighting...
Three benefits of giving your child a balanced (healthy) diet
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Three benefits of giving your child a balanced (healthy) diet

June 8th, 2017 | by Sidomex
This is a follow-up article on Eating an egg a day might help children to grow taller.   As noted in the previous article, it is not enough to give a child an egg (or just one food type) to prevent stunting. The key to...
Eating an egg a day might help children to grow taller
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Eating an egg a day might help children to grow taller

June 7th, 2017 | by Sidomex
Want your kids to grow taller? Give each an egg a day or so a study carried out in Ecuador by Lora Iannotti and colleagues suggests. The result of the study is published in Paediatric Journal. It does not really matter so much...
6 basic tips to eating a balanced diet
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6 basic tips to eating a balanced diet

June 7th, 2017 | by Sidomex
Eating a balanced diet is key to maintaining good health and keeping the body functioning at optimum capacity. In children, a balanced diet is essential for growth, prevention of stunting and the building of body immune system....
10 health benefits of cucumber
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10 health benefits of cucumber

June 2nd, 2017 | by Sidomex
There are many foods that one ate just because mama included them as part of the household diet. Whether that was as a result of some health benefits, taste or tradition is beside the point… Eat ‘cos Mama says so!...