Complementary foods you can try out today!
Hello, my name is Amarachi, and complementary foods have literally saved my life. I am a mother of four amazing children living in Lagos, Nigeria. In addition, I have a regular 9-5 job and work as a side hustle providing nutrition and wellness consulting. My toddler recently refused to eat any of the store-bought popular […]
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 […]
Pregnancy Nutrition: The Myths and Facts
Pregnancy nutrition is a growing concern amongst mothers-to-be, pregnant women, nursing mothers. This is a BIG DEAL! As we may know, the initial 1000 days of a baby’s development is critically dependent on the mother’s nutrition in the formative process. Pregnancy nutrition cannot be overemphasized. Myth 1: It’s time to eat up. You’ve heard the […]
The Struggle to Eat Healthy Against All Buns
“Oya Iya sukurat where is my Fisi” I demand as I’m dipping my left hand into my bag to search for N100 note. She adds just a tiny piece but I can’t complain after all it’s a free piece. Oh, how lovely it would have been with even a cold bottle of Pepsi that has a […]
For my Love for Bread, Can I Give Up Carbs?
After what seemed like a struggle to get into this dress, I finally managed to fit in, no it wasn’t me, I think the dress got smaller. This event was not for small gees, so I had to rep. I settled for this dress because it’s one of those “killer-dresses” I had because every time […]
Organic Coffee Powder: My New Secret.
I am a sucker for a flawless skin to the extent that anyone who knows we well enough screams “flawless” at the sight of me (LOL). “He slid his feet over my bloomy skin the smoothness alone Brought his neurons to attention I could feel his heart beat fast in anticipation. Then he asked how […]
French Fries: Why and Why Not to Indulge
French fries may be a popular choice for food. But, they are definitely one of the unhealthiest foods consumed in this day and age. Today you need to be careful about what you consume. Eat more healthy meals which contain rice, pasta, beans, wholegrain bread, salads and fruits. Why You Shouldn’t Eat Most French Fries […]
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. […]