Watermelons have amazing health benefits.
Watermelon is undoubtedly one of the most refreshing, thirst-quenching fruit available year-round, I’d gladly tell you that it ranks up there on my favourite fruit list, right after pineapples, apples, bananas, pears, cashews… (OK, pardon me. I admit I have a lot of favourites!).It is not only delicious but also very nutritious. Studies have shown […]
Have you experienced The Pineapple Effect?
Pineapples are a fantastic fruit that is both spiny on the outside and sweet on the inside. The fruit is composed of numerous individual berries that fuse specifically around a central core. Each scale is a single berry/floweret that grows and weaves together to form the lovely golden fruit known as a pineapple. Except for […]
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, […]
10 Foods for Hair Growth and Shine
Hi, darlings. I’m excited to write for Diet234 on this topic. A very important thing to consider on your hair growth journey is what you eat. Lifestyle habits like cigarette smoking have horrible effects on hair growth and health. While, consuming certain foods can boost hair length, volume and shine to a great extent. I […]
Kiwifruit has Key Nutrients for Great Health
Amazing and yet strange looking Kiwifruits doesn’t seem to get many pickoffs from the shelf at Shoprite and most other local grocery stores. It’s no wonder why because it looks quite strange having a hairy outer covering like a yam tuber and when cut open it looks like the green version of something in between […]
Palm Wine: Health Benefits and Side Effects
Palm wine is fermented palm sap or juice from the stem of the oil palm tree and its raffia palm. Palm wine tappers make it available as a local beverage for consumption. In as much as it is a known alcoholic drink, it contains sugar, bacteria and yeast (which causes fermentation). It, however, has a […]
10 Natural Energy-Boosting Foods To Eat Today
These natural energy-boosting foods can be found in most local markets around you. I’d encourage you to take advantage of the health benefits they provide today. Here are some energy-boosting foods below; 1. Fruits Apple A medium-sized apple (100 grams) contains about 14 grams of carbs, 10 grams of sugar, and up to 2.1 grams […]
Weight Gain: Local Foods for Adding Healthy Weight
The secret behind adding weight is consistently eating more calories than you need. Exercise is important too, so extra calories can be used to build muscle. Weight gain starts with staying hydrated; drink water often. Learn how to make drinking water interesting and tasty. Weight Gain starts with Drinking Water According to Healthline, for adults, […]
Vitamin P: Immunity Support in the Fight against COVID-19
Just to be clear, according to The Association of UK Dietitians, you cannot “boost” your immune system through diet, and no specific food or supplement can/will prevent you from catching COVID-19/Coronavirus. Good hygiene practice remains the best means of avoiding infection. Also, there is currently no evidence to suggest that the COVID-19 virus is transmitted […]