Health

Jigawa government commences N2.9 billion healthcare revitalisation project

The Jigawa State government has launched a N2.9 billion initiative to upgrade 30 healthcare centres across the state, aimed at enhancing healthcare delivery and accessibility in rural communities. Governor Umar Namadi inaugurated the Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) Revitalisation project on…

Health Benefits of Turmeric

Turmeric is a vibrantly colored spice, sometimes called Indian saffron, which grows naturally in southeastern Asia and has been used medicinally and in Indian cuisine for centuries. Turmeric’s “claim to fame” is that it contains a powerful antioxidant called curcumin,…

I grow vegetables, Nigerian women should get involved in farming — First Lady, Oluremi Tinubu

First Lady Oluremi Tinubu has advised Nigerian women to get involved in farming to boost food production in the country. “Earlier today, I was at my garden to tend to it and water my plants myself. I have planted seven…

Health Benefits Of Cucumbers In the body

Whether starring in a salad or dipped in creamy hummus, crunchy, refreshing cucumber is tough to resist. But this “veggie”(which is actually a fruit!) offers so much more than delicious, mild flavor and a textural element to dishes: Cucumbers are…

Health benefits of ginger

There are a ton of benefits to consuming ginger—especially if you do it every day: “Ginger looks so inconspicuous from the outside, but it hides a wide range of medically effective ingredients inside,” explains Dr. Roman Huber, head of the…

Is Green Tea Good for You? 10 Science-Backed Health Benefits

From your head to your stomach, green tea health benefits are vast. But, how is green tea good for you? While all teas are high in antioxidants, green teas (including matcha, jasmine, and hojicha) tend to contain the highest levels….

Health benefits of dates

Health benefits of dates: This sweet and chewy fruit, derived from the date palm tree, is not only a delicious snack but also packed with numerous health benefits like better nutrient intake to good heart and brain health. Sushmita Srivastav…

Health commissioner declares Lagos Island as state’s epicentre of cholera outbreak

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, says Lagos Island has the highest number of suspected cholera cases, with 106 of the 350 suspected cases in the state. Mr Abayomi disclosed this on Monday through his official X account…

Benefits of clove​

Cloves are the nail-like, dried, unopened flower buds of an evergreen tree native to Indonesia and India. Health benefits of cloves include protection against infection, blood sugar regulation, better oral health, and other benefits. Cloves are the nail-like, dried, unopened…

The Surprising Benefits of Soaking Your Beans Before Cooking

Beans, peas, and lentils are all legumes, a group of plant-based foods that grow in pods. According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), legumes are a vegetable subgroup packed with nutrients. Legumes offer a wealth of health benefits…