Category: Health

Utazi Leaf: Nutritional and Other Health Benefits

Utazi is a climbing shrub with a broad heart shaped leaves. The botanical name of this plant is Gangronema latifolium from the family Asclepiadaceae It has a characteristic sharp, bitter and slightly sweet when it is eaten fresh. It can be found in majorly West African countries like Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire, Sierra Leone, Ghana and […]

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Proven Yoruba Herbs for Weight Loss

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Finding ways to lose weight with using a legal alternative is one of the popular queries in many parts of the world including Nigeria. Interestingly, there are several local herbs found in Yorubaland that have been linked with weight loss. These herbs work in different ways. Some work by reducing your appetite for food while […]

Common Yoruba Herbs, their English Name & Uses

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Although there are hundreds of herbs known to the Yorubas, space wouldn’t allow us enumerate all of these herbs. However, we’ve decided to highlight the most common ones in this post. These include their names in English as well as some of their benefits. Yoruba herbs, their English names, and their uses Girdlepod (Irawo ile) […]

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Common Nigerian Weeds & their Botanical Names

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Weeds grow everywhere. However, there are some that are well known in this part of the world because of their ability to grow in tropical regions. In this post, we’ve highlighted some of these common Nigerian weeds, their botanical names as well as their uses. But before we do that, let’s take a look at […]

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HIV Cure in Nigeria: The Journey So Far

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In the last couple of decades, many scientists have put forward discoveries claiming to have discovered the cure for AIDS unfortunately these claims have never really stood the test of time. Nonetheless, there have been some interesting assertions in recent times with regards to finding the elusive cure for HIV in the country. In this […]

Doctors Salary in Nigeria: See How Much Doctors Earn

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Medicine is a noble profession and it is generally expected that doctors ought to be well paid because of their unique job of saving lives. Unfortunately, this hasn’t really being the case in a country like Nigeria. In fact, one thing the healthcare system in the country is known for is the frequency of industrial […]

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IVF Centres in Nigeria: The Top 5

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The infertility rate in the country has increased in the last few years with one in four couples having fertility-rated problems. But there’s a solution. There are several top class IVF centres in the country with high success rate when it comes to having babies. In this post, we’ve highlighted the five best IVF centres […]

Nigerian Spices and Their Nutritional & Therapeutic Benefits

There’s something different about the taste of Nigerian delicacies. One prominent reason is the spice used to prepare them. But beyond the taste, these spices also add nutritional value to the food that you eat. In this post, you’ll learn about some of these spices along with their nutritional and therapeutic benefits. Common Nigerian Spices […]

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Lepacious Bose’s Weight Loss Story (Before & After)

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When you talk about contradiction, Olufunke Abosede Ogunboye’s stage name is certainly one of such. On stage, she’s known as Lepacious Bose which literally means slim or slender Bose. But this young lady has always being the opposite of her name sizewise. Well, not until recently when something dramatic happened. In this post, you’ll find […]

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