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. […]

Natural Ways to Remove Stretch Marks on Your Buttocks

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Stretch marks have been known and seen to be a reason to be self-conscious. It is normal to get them; however, to have these very dark types, they look dull and bad. Many a time, stretch marks occur to body parts where a lot of fat is stored. It could be the thighs, abdomen, upper […]

Sunscreen; How to Protect Your Skin From the Sun

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The sun might be a summertime staple, but it can quickly become a threat to your health. It might feel good to get that Vitamin D every once and a while, but are you putting your body at risk? In fact, more people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in the U.S. than all […]

Coconut Oil: Four Amazing Benefits You Never Knew!

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Coconut oil is one of the favoured natural health and wellness products due to its wide array of benefits. This versatile oil can be ingested, applied topically, and used as an ingredient in numerous DIY health and beauty concoctions. Many natural product lovers know that coconut oil is amazing. However, there are a lot of […]

Organic Coffee Powder: My New Secret.

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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 […]

Aloe Extract (Acemannan) – The Wound Hormone

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Acemannan is a complex polysaccharide found in the inner leaf gel of the aloe plant. A specialized cell called a leucoplast produces the acemannan. It’s composed of mannose, glucose, and galactose monomers making it into a polysaccharide. Acemannan is the specific component that sets aloe vera apart from the 400 other species of aloe plants. […]

Healthier Skin: How To Eat Your Way Towards A Glow

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When it comes to our health, we often think of reducing our waistline, avoiding stress, and keeping our heart healthy as some of the most important things we can do to improve it. And it’s true, they are. So we try to eat a good diet and exercise to make sure that it happens. But, […]

Colour of Your Foods: What Does it Tell You?

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Eating colour Dividing organic produce by colour is a far more scientific method than it first appears. What people have found is that there are a lot of common factors when it comes to fruits and vegetables of a common colour. From the vitamins and phytonutrients they contain to illnesses they prevent, foods of the […]

Lemon Juice; Top 10 Health Benefits of Drinking it

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Lemons are among the most common ingredients in kitchens across the world. Lemon juice is also very reinvigorating. They add tangerines to dishes and turn them more delicious and tasty. Housewives use them to add plentiful of favour to a variety of dishes and food items. Food apart, did you know that lemon or lemon […]

Water Essentials: How to pimp up a glass of water

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The essence of water Of all the vegetables, spices and other consumables that form part of a healthy defence against the ravages of nature. There’s one particular wonder-drink whose benefits are not quite matched by its sex appeal: water! There are 1,001 articles and reports in circulation that remind us how vital water is to […]