Smoking speeds up menopause



A medical expert,Dr Tajudeen Olawepo, has said that cigarette smoking hastens the commencement of menopause in women.

Pregnant women warned not to cook with kerosene



According to the lead study author and professor of medicine and family director of international programmes at the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine, Christopher Olopade,  pregnant women who were used to using kerosene stove had lesser chances of developing high blood pressure when they switched to ethanol stoves.

Urine test reveals the quality of your meal



A urine test that can reveal how healthy your meals are has been developed by UK scientists.
They think it could be used to improve nutritional advice or in weight loss because people are notoriously bad at recording their own eating habits.

Excess catfish consumption may lead to cardiovascular disease



A medical practitioner, Dr Arikawe Adeolu, said on Thursday in Abuja that excessive consumption of catfish could increase the chances of developing cardiovascular diseases.

Too much eating of Suya and kilisi worsen asthma


Experts warn that over time, eating a lot of cured and processed meat such as kilisi and suya is linked to worsening asthma symptoms.

Zobo drink effective for hypertension treatment

Consumption of  ‘zobo’ drink is very effective in the management of hypertension due to its anti-hypertensive properties, says Dr Ochuko Erukainure, a nutritional expert.

Pigeon pea prevents Anaemia



It takes more than an apple a day to keep the doctor away. It turns out that eating the right kinds of foods, including pigeon pea can help to keep the immune system on guard and maintain good health.

Reasons why you must add turmeric to your diet



For many people, all there is to turmeric; a local spice which resembles ginger with its near-yellow colour is its flavour in foods. But experts have found its inclusion in diet highly beneficial for good health.