Amongst many, Salmon is the Healthiest Fish.
What is the healthiest fish? If you’re a person concerned about your health and fitness, you have likely pondered this question. And it is a good question and certainly one worthy of some discussion. Ever heard of Salmon? Most people have a general awareness of the health benefits of fish, or at least know that […]
Parboiled rice: What is really the fuss about it?
According to Wikidiff, to parboil is to boil food briefly so that it is partially cooked. While boil is to heat (especially liquids) to a point where it begins to turn to gas. When rice for instance is parboiled, water-soluble nutrients move from the rice bran (covering) to the endosperm (the part you eat). Hence, […]
Food Appearance: Does it really matter?
“Enchant, stay beautiful and graceful, but do this, eat well. Bring the same consideration to the preparation of your food as you devote to your appearance. Let your dinner be a poem, like your dress.” – Charles Pierre Monselet. Digestion starts from the eyes. As the food is to the stomach so also is food […]
Eating Beans Gives Me Gas. What Can I Do To Fix This?
Eating beans is a good idea. Beans are a superfood rich in soluble dietary fibre that enable the removal of cholesterol and unhealthy fats. This prevents them from being absorbed by the body. Beans have been attributed as diabetic food (food for people living with diabetes) this is because of the complex carbohydrates present in […]
Food Poisoning in Nigeria: Causes, Symptoms and Prevention
What is food poisoning? Food poisoning is a food-borne illness. It results from eating contaminated, spoiled, or toxic food due to unsanitary exposure or preparation. What causes food poisoning? There are 3 major causes; Bacteria, Parasites and Viruses. Bacteria is the most common cause of this ailment. Dangerous bacteria like E.coli, Listeria, Campylobacter, Salmonella and C. […]
Is Sunflower Oil Really Bad For You?
Years ago, the general perception was that animal fats such as lard and butter were unhealthier than vegetable oils such as sunflower oil, but recent studies have proved the exact opposite. Sunflower oil can increase the risk of cancer and heart disease as it contains 20 times more harmful chemical compounds than is recommended by […]
Corn: The Studies, Myths, Facts and Tips. Enjoy!
Whole-grain corn is as healthy as any cereal grain, rich in fibre and many vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. It is typically yellow but comes in a variety of other colours, such as red, orange, purple, blue, white, and black. Today, numerous varieties are cultivated, but the most common are flint, dent, sweet, and popcorn. Corn […]
Beef Stew – A ‘Resaucefull’ and Nutritious Food
Beef stew or any other stews is a combination of solid food ingredients that have been cooked in liquid and served in the resultant gravy. Ingredients in a stew can include any combination of vegetables (such as carrots, potatoes, onions, beans, peppers and tomatoes) or meat, especially tougher meats suitable for slow-cooking, such as beef. […]
The Nigerian Moin-Moin as a Super Food
We should know that Moin-Moin is made from beans which are very nutrient-rich. They are a fabulous source of vegetarian protein and fibre, two nutrients that help you stay full and satisfied. The protein and fibre in beans also temper the rise in blood sugar that occurs after a meal, which can help stabilize mood. […]
Healthiest Boiled Rice Meal Combination
You’ll agree with me that a good number of people have settled for rice as an everyday favorite meal in the different ways they choose to have it prepared. One very popular form of preparing it in Nigeria and Ghana is the “legendary” JOLLOF rice 🙂 Now, asides being a very tasteful quick fix meal, […]