Consumption of Cow Skin (Ponmo) in Nigeria

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People frequently say, “Cow skin (Ponmo) has no nutrients, nutritional benefits, or value.” But how true is this statement? This low-cost protein source has endured this narrative for so long that it now screams for redemption. Yes, cow skin is thick and tough, making it ideal for leather goods but not so much for food. […]

Prediabetes on World Diabetes Day 2021

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It’s another World Diabetes Day, and we can’t stress enough how important it is to have access to diabetes care and prevention. They say that knowledge is power, and so understanding diabetes gives you an advantage in taking action towards prevention. Because there are no obvious symptoms of prediabetes, you may have it and be […]

World Food Day 2021: 10 Facts about Food & Nutrition globally

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To celebrate or commemorate World Food Day, we must bear in mind that… The theme of this year’s World Food Day is; “Our actions are our future. Better production, better nutrition, better environment and a better life”. FAO Did you know that nutrition education promotes healthful eating and consequently nutrition security? You can take online […]

Complementary foods you can try out today!

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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 […]

Drink Milk and Get Health Benefits?

Drink Milk for Health Benefits

Please consume milk. Milk consumption as part of a calorie-controlled diet has been linked to increased weight loss, particularly from the abdomen, according to research. I am a huge fan of milk! Aside from its creamy flavour, milk is one of the most nutritionally complete foods on the market. It is a good source of […]

Why Is There a New Nutrition Facts Label?

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Eating healthier now and in the future will be much easier with the new Nutrition Facts Label. The Food and Drug Administration mandated this new label, which first appeared on many food items in January 2020, though some products and manufacturers have until July 2021 to comply. Understanding Nutrition Facts Label According to the FDA’s […]

Amongst many, Salmon is the Healthiest Fish.

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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?

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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, […]

Top Diet Tips – Improve Your Nutrition and Get Lean

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Are you interested in eating right, shedding a few pounds, toning up, or just looking and feeling better on the inside and out? See diet tips below. We have found out that every year, many people go on strict diets and join a gym. However, a lot of these people can fall at the first […]

An Apple A Day Keeps Prescription Medicine Away

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Apples are a wonderful superfood. It is no wonder they say, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”. But at Diet234, we dare to say, An apple a day keeps prescription medicine away. DIET234 Here is why. The data of a research study of 8000 men and women conducted between 2007 and 2010 was […]