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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Okra, though very nutritious, can lead to infertility in men of reproductive age, Dr Ochuko Erikainure, a Senior Research Officer at the Federal Institute of Industrial Research (FIIRO), Oshodi, Lagos, has warned. Mr. Erukainure, also a nutritionist and biochemist, gave the warning on Saturday in an interview with the News...
Mrs Olubunmi Aiyedun , the President National Association of Nigeria Paediatric Nurses says exclusive breastfeeding does not flatten or make chest sag. Aiyedun made this known when she featured at a forum of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Sunday. The paediatrician, who noted that a lot...
improve-your-hearing-with-these-four-nutrients_300 Many people have trouble hearing as they get older. But researchers think certain nutrients may help protect your ability to hear. In lab experiments, scientists at the University of Michigan, the University of Florida and Washington University have found that the antioxidants beta-carotene, vitamin C and vitamin E as...
Oxidative stress is the term that aptly describes the stress caused in the body by oxidation. Like oxygen rusts steel or air browns sliced fruit, free-radical damage occurs in your body through the natural process of metabolizing the oxygen you breathe. Free radicals are a by-product, like car exhaust,...
Last week I shared my experience working in an urgent care near my home during “bronchitis season.” Unfortunately I have to explain to a lot of patients why antibiotics aren’t necessary for their viral infection. It’s not always what they want to hear, but my job is to do...
Food should be your starting point for ensuring a strong and effective immune system. But for extra protection against the viral and bacterial assaults waiting outside your door, you should consider shoring it up with powerful immune-supporting supplements as well. Immune-enhancing supplementsIn addition to a nutrient-dense, unprocessed diet, there are...
Within the past few months two people in the U.S. have been infected with superbugs that are resistant to last-resort antibiotic. Scientists say this means a world where antibiotics no longer work against bacterial infections is not far away… and that’s more than frightening. Obviously, we need to find a...
There’s a common virus that’s been linked to at least six different types of cancer. Chances are you’ve had this virus, even if you’ve never had symptoms… That’s because 90 percent of people worldwide test positive for it… and most of them are symptom-free. It’s Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), the culprit...
A lot of people swear by the herb echinacea to kick a cold or flu to the curb. But the research on its effectiveness has been conflicting. Which may leave you wondering… is that $12 bottle of echinacea pills really worth it? Will this popular herb do the trick...
The Nigerian artiste who inspires American rapper, Diddy, yesterday, exposed fellow upcoming artiste, Princess Vitarah after she DM’ him for them to amass followers dubiously! He also got outed by Bobrisky, who blasted him for outing Vitarah for an offence he was guilty of too, as a DM he...