Food Neophobia and How to Overcome It.
Food neophobia is a common phenomenon. When we encounter something new, such as food, we are confronted with two issues: neophobia and neophilia. What is food neophobia? Neophobia here is the fear of eating an unknown substance (new food) or Neophilia – the desire to try new tastes. As humans, we have extraordinary recognition and […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Diet or nutrition myths are advice that spreads without being supported by facts. Many popular beliefs about weight loss are myths, and others are only partially true. Above are some common nutrition myths and to bust the myth, here are the corresponding facts based on evidence. You can book any of our consultants to help […]
Men’s Nutrition (International Men’s Day)
Healthy nutrition is very important to men as well as women. Although, being a man (with all the testosterone production) puts a high demand for nutrition. Men have naturally denser bones, so less dependent on dietary or supplemental calcium in order to prevent osteoporosis (bone perforations and breakdown) that typically occurs later in life. On […]
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. […]
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, […]
BBCNewsPidgin Interview on Common Nutrition Mistakes in Nigeria
BBCNewsPidgin (1) invited me to share knowledge on matters pertaining to nutrition in Nigeria. I decided to talk about a few common nutrition mistakes to start the series and also certain local superfoods that are overlooked by so many including you! Watch the video interview below. Now, you’d agree with me that there is an […]
Common Nutrition Mistakes We Make in Daily Diet
It is without a doubt that there is an increase in nutrition misinformation leading to common nutrition mistakes. Everywhere you look someone is readily offering nutrition advice usually based on zero evidence. Very briefly in the discussion, we have been able to highlight 5 very common nutrition mistakes, that people seem to be repeating over […]