HEALTH: Effects of junk foods

Junk foods– Some easy dietary changes can boost your energy and improve overall health. L ow energy is a common complaint in doctors’ offices, and older adults are especially vulnerable. “Fatigue is largely underreported in the elderly,” says Joan Eckerson, Ph.D., professor and chair of the department of exercise science and prehealth professions at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb. “By some…

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BB Naija Season 5 winner to go home with N85m prize

With the countdown to the season 5 premiere of Africa’s popular reality TV show, Big Brother Naija(BB Naija) officially on (Starts on Sunday), MultiChoice Nigeria has revealed that this season’s winner will walk away with a whopping N85m grand prize. The BB Naija season 5 grand prize includes a N30m cash prize which makes this season’s winnings the biggest since…

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Russia successfully completes world’s 1st COVID-19 vaccine trial

Russia has successfully carried out a human trial of COVID-19 vaccine. Vadim Tarasov, the Director of the Institute for Translational Medicine and Biotechnology in Russia, said the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine test was carried out by the Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University. READ ALSO: China to make COVID-19 vaccine a global public good Speaking with the country’s media platform,…

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Skincare Tips To Avoid Acne Scars

That’s why it is important to follow skincare hygiene to prevent formation of scars in the first place. Although it isn’t always in your hands whether they appear or not, you can minimise their risk of appearing with these tips. Home Remedies To Reduce Acne Scars Scarring caused by acne or pimples are defined by the change in texture of…

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Pawpaw: The health benefits of this fruit

Though unknown to many, the usage of pawpaw and its products for medicinal purposes is on the rise. And this is not limited to natural health practitioners alone, doctors as well as nurses also encourage its use. The fact is that pawpaw, as a fruit, is being enjoyed for its sweetness across the world, but research is steadily showing that…

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Reasons you should take Apple and Raspberries

Apples are rich sources of antioxidants and fiber that will allow you to get that sweet fix pretty much anywhere at any time. According to the USDA one medium apple contains 96.4 calories and 4.37 grams of fiber which is around 16% of the daily recommended value. They also contain 0.26 grams of protein, 6 mg of calcium, 5 mg…

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Dental practices: Why it’s necessary to see a Dentist

One should follow healthy dental practices other than just brushing twice a day. It is often advised to visit your dentist to prevent the risk of dental issues. Many are not aware of dental issues and often choose to ignore minor dental discomforts. Dental issues are quite painful. Some also fear visiting a dentist due to dental anxiety. It is…

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Things that may cause chest pain during pregnancy

Some relatively harmless issues that can cause chest pain during pregnancy are outlined below. Heartburn When a person eats, a valve between the esophagus and stomach opens to let food into the stomach. This valve is called the esophageal sphincter. When a person is not eating, the esophageal sphincter ordinarily closes to stop partially digested food and stomach acid from…

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HEALTH: Benefits of consuming Onions

Onion health benefits: Onions is consumed both raw and cooked. It is added to almost every Indian recipe as well as commonly consumed raw as a salad. Here are some health benefits of onion you should not miss this summer. 1. Keep you cool Onions are quite popular during the hot season as it has cooling properties. It contains volatile…

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