HEALTH: Benefits of Curry powder

Curry means, “sauce”, the combination of spices that make up curry powder one of our top favorite spice combinations has numerous health benefits. Curry powder packs a punch to some of our favorite Thai recipes. Curry powder is the perfect blend of numerous spice’s from turmeric, coriander, cardamom, sweet basil, cumin, red pepper, garlic, mustard, ginger, and cinnamon. Curry leaves…

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HEALTH: Benefits of Unripe Plantain

People shouldn’t compare an unripe plantain with a ripe one. Once a plantain ripens, the nutrient composition changes. The unripe plantain flour is a very good food for any age group, demography, gender, body shape. We are using 100 per cent unripe plantain for the product.” Benefits of unripe plantain It contains vitamins B6, C, A. It plantain helps in…

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TIPS- How to Prepare Groundnut Soup

Groundnut soup (also called peanut stew) is a common but delicious Nigerian delicacy which is commonly eaten with rice, a starch like eba or pounded yam. You can make this delicacy for your family this weekend. Today’s article will show you the steps you need to prepare the delicious soup. READ ALSO: HEALTH: Benefits of eating Okra Cooking Directions We…

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HEALTH: Benefits of Guava Seeds

Guava ( seeds) are tropical fruits that originate from Central America and Mexico, and perhaps bring back childhood memories of standing on the roadside waiting for the fruit seller to cut open the light-green-on-the-outside and pink-on-the-inside fruit garnished with chilli powder and salt to add some zing. As do all fruits, guavas too have a glorified list of beneficial health benefits and…

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HEALTH: Benefits of eating Okra

Okra is also a source of antioxidants. Its pods, and seeds contain a variety of antioxidant compounds, including phenolic compounds and flavonoid derivatives, such as catechins and quercetin. It is loaded with potassium, vitamin B, vitamin C, folic acid, and calcium, it contains more vitamins and minerals than many other foods. Okra is an excellent source of vitamins C and K1. There is evidence…

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Amazing Health Benefits of Scent Leaves

The amazing health benefits of scent leaf is due to its antiseptic, antibacterial and antifungal properties. Scent leaves have 33 grams of protein. In addition to protein, it also contains magnesium which helps reduce bad cholesterol and increase blood circulation. Health benefits of Scent leaves Helps to stabilize blood are blood circulation. Scent leave aids digestion Can be used to treat stomach…

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HEALTH: Sources of Vitamin K

HEALTH- Vitamin K is essential to the body as it’s needed for blood clothing same with protein modification. vitamin required for protein modification and Related studies suggest that vitamin K may play a role in treating osteoporosis and Alzheimer’s and that consuming increased levels of vitamin K can help protect against cancer and heart disease. Sources Green leafy vegetables Spinach…

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Benefits of Vitamin C and Sources

Vitamin C is known as one of the vital vitamins the body needs extensively. It is known for its benefits in keeping our gums and teeth healthy, keeping our skin young and glowing, and in boosting immunity. Broccoli Brussels Sprouts Cauliflowers Spinach Cabbage Green and red peppers Turnip greens and other leafy greens Sweet and white potatoes Tomatoes and tomato…

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Benefits of Guava and Banana fruits to pregnant women

These Fruits, Guava and Banana are essential to health because of the nutrients they supply to the body. Also, to the pregnant women, Banana and Guava are a good diet to them. 1. Guava Guava fruit contains a variety of nutrients and this makes it one of the important fruit to eat during pregnancy. Eating Guava during pregnancy relaxes muscles…

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TIPS: How to Prepare Ogbono soup

Ogbono soup is one of Nigeria’s draw soups. The dish is made with ground dry ogbono seeds and gives off a pleasant unique flavour that excites the taste buds of the ‘local’ Nigerian. INGREDIENTS Ogbono Seeds Red palm oil Vegetable (you can also use Pumpkin leaves or even Bitterleaf) Crayfish Pepper and Salt (To taste) onion Seasoning Before Cooking: –…

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TIPS: How to Prepare Okro Soup

TIPS– Okro soup is a very popular and delicious stew that is loved by the majority of the people, in West Africa, especially if cooked well. Ingredients 1 medium-sized salmon 1 lb smoked turkey and the kinds of fish you need( kpomo, stock fish, smoked fish) 1 pound Okro (Note: Ghanaians call okra “okro”) 2 cloves garlic 3 medium tomatoes…

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Know these 16 facts of Palm Oil

Palm oil is one of the seventeen edible oils possessing an FAO/WHO Food Standard under the CODEX Alimentarius Commission Programme. Palm oil has had a long history of food use of over 5,000 years. Palm oil is extracted from the flesh of a palm fruit solely by cooking and pressing. It should be clearly distinguished from palm kernel oil and…

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How to prepare Dark Chocolate Cake

There is nothing better than a special homemade chocolate treat that will instantly add to the mood. So how about making a Chocolate Cake which is delicious and super easy to prepare. Ingredients 1½ cup – Sugar1 cup + 1/8 cup + 1 tbsp – All purpose flour1 tsp – Baking soda¼ tsp – Baking powder2-3 no – Eggs½ cup – Butter1…

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How to prepare Zobo drink

Zobo drink is one of Nigeria’s popular drinks made from dried Roselle plant flowers. The drink is also a Roselle drink. It is mostly prepared at home as family beverage drink and also as refreshment in parties and get-togethers. Ingredients for 5 litres of Zobo drink: 2 De Rica cups of dry Zobo leaves 1 clove of garlic 1 big…

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How to prepare okro soup

Okra or okro soup is a mixture of ingredients that are rich in protein and vitamins. It is a combination of meat and vegetables fused together in the right conditions to make a sumptuous meal. Okro soup recipes vary depending on the ingredients you wish to use. Ingredients 1 medium-sized salmon 1 lb smoked turkey (Note: traditionally most people tend…

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Steps on how to prepare simple Cakes

STEPS- Fluffy, delicious, and easy to make, fairy cakes are always a great kitchen activity for kids and teens. This recipe takes an hour to make from step 1 to end and makes 12 to 16 cakes. Make sure an adult is in the room throughout every step.  Ingredients • 110g butter or margarine – softened at room temperature• 110g…

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Benefits Of Raw Mangoes And Ways To Use Them

There’s a reason we are so fond of raw mangoes. Hailed as the king of fruits, mangoes are rich in essential nutrition and high in vitamin C content. Raw mango, also called Kachchi Kairi in Hindi, is a special part of our summer memories. Living in a tropical country like India means we get to indulge in the delicious thirst…

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Garden Egg: The health benefits are incredible

GARDEN EGGS- As a matter of fact, when fruits and vegetables are consumed continuously, they help reduce the risk of many lifestyle-related health conditions. This is why medical practitioners have been advising that we add fruits and verges to our diet because of their health benefits. And talking about fruits and verges, it is important to note that when it…

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Vitamin C For Strong Immune System

Having a strong immune system has been always considered essential to enjoy a healthy and long life. But now, when the world is reeling under an unprecedented health crisis due to the coronavirus pandemic, more people are realising its importance. To stay safe and prevent the risk of infection, it is indeed important to follow proper hygiene etiquette and maintain six…

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HEALTH: Benefits of Garlic to the body

HEALTH- Garlic contains anti-bacterial properties. You can add garlic to your diet in several ways. It can be added to food during preparation. You can also use a small amount of finely chopped garlic as a topping. Many don’t know that garlic is beneficial for heart health too. It helps in controlling various risk factors contributing to heart disease. Read…

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Amazing health benefits of guava leaves.

Many of us know about the benefits of guava fruit but we might not be aware of the fact that even its leaves have several medicinal properties and thus offers many health benefits. Have a look at the amazing health benefits of guava leaves. Good for Diabetics As per research conducted by Yakult Central Institute, Japan, tea made of guava…

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Benefits of Guava leaf tea

Drinking guava leaf tea can give some relief to people who are suffering from diarrhea. It can ease out the abdominal cramps and promote faster recovery. Also, since it is a liquid that is to be taken orally, it can keep you hydrated, too. Add the leaves to a cup of hot water, then strain it and consume on an…

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Coconut milk and coconut water

Coconut milk may help moisturize and strengthen your existing hair (which helps with overall retention) but may not help with new growth. “Coconut milk has an abundance of nutrients that promote both healthy skin and hair,” explains Dr. Rachel Maiman, a board-certified dermatologist at Marmur Medical in New York. “It’s packed with both fat- and water-soluble vitamins, including vitamin C, E, B5,…

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Top benefits of turmeric for face

To reduce the ageing effects of fine lines and wrinkles, mix a teaspoon of turmeric powder with yoghurt to form a smooth paste. Apply this on your face and let sit for twenty minutes before washing off with cold water. Repeat this twice a week. Facilitating rapid healing. Studies have proven that the bright yellow spice helps speed up the healing…

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See how you use banana for Kolar Bora

Kola Bora- We say, forget apples…a banana a day keeps the doctor away. Besides being convenient, banana is also nutritious.  Ingredients:2 ripe bananas1 cup scrapped coconut1 cup whole-wheat flour1 cup jaggery (grated)1/4 tsp saltOil for deep frying READ ALSO: Recipe for Simple but delicious pound Cake Instructions: 1. Mash bananas using a masher and add the scrapped coconut, whole wheat flour,…

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Tips on Eggless Banana Pancake

We say, forget apples…a banana a day keeps the doctor away.  banana is also nutritious let alone eggless Banana pancake. Read below the ingredients and Method of preparation. Ingredients:1 ripe banana2 tsp baking powder240 gm refined flour2 tbsp sugar1 tsp salt1 tsp vanilla essence2 tsp butter90 ml milk20 ml waterCardamon powderButter for cooking and tossing the pancake READ ALSO: How…

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How to prepare Banana Custard

BANANA CUSTARD- We say, forget apples…a banana a day keeps the doctor away. Besides being convenient, banana is also nutritious.  Ingredients:3 tbsp custard powder1 tbsp refined flour1 1/2 tablespoon jaggery powder (or sugar)½ sliced ripe banana¼ cup milkGranola, caramel sauce and assorted nuts for garnishCorn flour for dusting Instructions: 1. For crepes, whisk together custard powder, flour and jaggery and strain…

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Recipe for Simple but delicious pound Cake

Bring a smile to your friends and family with this recipe of a slice of our vanilla pound cake. It’s the perfect partner to a cuppa for elevenses or afternoon tea. Ingredients Method 200g unsalted butter, softened 200g caster sugar 3 eggs, beaten 200g self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 3 tbsp whole milk 1 tbsp vanilla paste / ½ vanilla pod seeds For…

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Drinks To Fight Acid Reflux

Acid reflux is a condition when stomach contents move up to the esophagus causing burning sensation in the food pipe.  1. Coconut water Acid reflux feels like your throat is on fire. In such a situation you look for a cool soothing drink. The first thing that comes to your mind is cool tender coconut water. It is the purest…

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