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A Guide To Protein

A Guide To Protein

There are three nutrients that we need in large amounts – proteins, carbohydrates and fats. Proteins in the body are made up of long chains of chemicals called amino acids. Amino acids can be divided into two groups: non-essential amino acids, which can be made by your body and essential amino acids, which can’t be […]

Will Eating Meat Give You Cancer?

Will Eating Meat Give You Cancer?

When the World Health Organization (WHO) released a report this October linking processed meats and red meats to an increased risk of cancer, the nation stood divided. As a long-time vegan, my mind was already made up — I stood on the side of the fence that felt validated by the WHO’s findings. Humanitarian issues […]

The Skinny On “Good” Fats

The Skinny On “Good” Fats

    When you hear the word “fat,” what do you think? It can definitely have a negative connotation, and we have been taught not to consume too much because of the impact it has on our health. But as we’ve been slowly starting to realize through recent health studies and articles, fat is not […]

Skipping Breakfast Could Increase Your Risk Of Heart Disease

Skipping Breakfast Could Increase Your Risk Of Heart Disease

Planning meals and snacks in advance and eating breakfast every day may help lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, new guidelines from U.S. doctors say. Eating more calories earlier in the day and consuming less food at night may also reduce the odds of a heart attack, stroke or other cardiac or blood vessel diseases, […]

Rant Of The Day – The Restaurant Etiquette

Rant Of The Day – The Restaurant Etiquette

Welcome to the rant Column It’s good to understand the basics of something before venturing into it. Mr and Mrs/Miss when you want to go eat in a restaurant, caution your talking. It’s important. You know, I saw someone, somewhere in a restaurant eating and talking, oh! That sight! The sight was irritating, the whole […]

How Long Past the Expiration Date Food Is Still Safe to Eat

How Long Past the Expiration Date Food Is Still Safe to Eat

Reading between the lines of “Best By,” “Best if Sold By,” and “For Full Flavor Use By” can be hard to decipher. Each of these phrases have different implications and origins. Most of them are quality warnings, not safety warnings. In fact, these dates and phrases have very little regulation. The USDA only requires food […]

World Health Day: Diet Tips to Follow Daily for a Healthy Lifestyle

World Health Day: Diet Tips to Follow Daily for a Healthy Lifestyle

There is so much speculation around health and food that it often tends to cloud our minds and makes us forget the basics. Everything from the new-age specialty diets to super foods and super nutrients may be good for you, but that’s not a reason to give up on our ancestral wisdom. Keeping this in […]

3 Ways to Boost Nutrition and Digestion for More Productivity

3 Ways to Boost Nutrition and Digestion for More Productivity

I used to think my lack of focus and difficulty being productive was a personality flaw. I’d put things off, feeling like I was in a fog. I couldn’t concentrate on tasks and just felt kind of dumb. And I thought it was “just the way I am.” Turns out, it had nothing to do […]

5 Snacks to Pump Up Your Energy Level

5 Snacks to Pump Up Your Energy Level

Whether you’re chasing kiddos around the house, or slaving away at your 9-to-5, we all have days when we could use a little help in the energy department. But don’t chug a venti coffee or reach for some gas station energy drink. Instead, use food as your fuel and make healthy choices while you’re at […]

Govt Okays Measures To Reduce Food Price

Govt Okays Measures To Reduce Food Price

The federal government has approved measures to force down the prices of food in the market. The minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh disclosed this to State House Correspondents after the federal executive meeting presided over by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa. LEADERSHIP recalls that the federal government last week set up a […]