Monthly Archives: January 2014

Daily Health Tips: What is this Moringa???

Q: Are Moringa seeds healthy? Q: Should we take Moringa seeds/leaves? A: I have received so many questions about this Moringa that I decided to find out about it. Here’s what I found out. It is touted to be a … Continue reading

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Daily Health Tips: Snails, Prawns and Crabs…Good For Me Or Not?

Q: Are snails, crabs and prawns healthy to eat? A: Sea food is generally healthy containing a good amount of protein and Omega 3 fatty acids which are very heart healthy. They are also rich in a lot of minerals … Continue reading

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Daily Health Tips: Coffee, Energy Drinks et al

Q: What is the effect of energy drinks and coffee on the body? A: Hmm! Talking about coffee brings back memories of Med School. I always used to love reading on my bed. Yep, you heard me. On my bed, … Continue reading

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Daily Health Tips: Is It Nice to Spice?

Q: What functions do ginger and garlic serve in our bodies? A: These are two great food seasonings. For people who use a lot of salt ordinarily, using these spices help to put the zing back in your food…they add … Continue reading

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Daily Health Tips: Is It Safe To Re-use Oil For Frying?

Q: Should we re-use oils that have been used for frying? A: This is a very important question. How do we tell the woman who has used a whole lot of oil to fry akara (bean cakes) to pour all … Continue reading

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Daily Health Tips: Food Storage Tips

Q: Is it good to store our cooked food in the refrigerator? A: First of all, you have to be sure that the food you intend to store is good quality. We, oftentimes, have the impression that the fridge has … Continue reading

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Daily Health Tips: Vegetables Make Me Poop!

Q: There are germs inside raw vegetables. Sometimes, washing it alone won’t kill the germs. What do we do? A: Truth is, there are germs all around us and potentially, in other foods we eat. But that doesn’t mean that … Continue reading

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Daily Health Tips: Is it okay to inhale my food?

Q:I have noticed that some people hardly chew their food before swallowing. Can this cause problems? A:Okay, this brings up visions of people who literally inhale their food! You know those ones who are already done eating when people are … Continue reading

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Daily Health Tips: Why do I feel so gassy???

Hello everyone! Hope you had a good night. Have you ever been embarrassed by a growling stomach, a burp that came from nowhere or just that feeling of ‘gassiness’ (I’m not even sure this is a real word!). Well, you’re … Continue reading

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Daily Health Tips: Cheap and Cheerful Proteins? Seriously?!

Hallos! Today, I’ll be treating two questions that address the same issue. Enjoy! Q: What about hides and skin (Ponmo)? Nutritious or not? Q: Please what about eating Ponmo (skin) instead of the red meat? A: I will start by … Continue reading

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