Jul 29, 2014

Tips on “how to avoid constipation”

Constipation is a term used to describe “difficulty in defecation”. It is usually accompanied by an expulsion of small amount of hard feces, and an infrequent […]
Jul 29, 2014

Tips on “how to increase fiber intake”

What is dietary fiber? Fiber is a component of plant-based foods that contains substances such as pectin, lignin, and cellulose. Below are some characteristics of fiber: […]
Jul 21, 2014

5 health benefits of tomato you must know

As the case with almost all vegetables, tomato is a healing food that deserves your dishes. Its numerous medicinal applications makes it a universally recognized medicinal […]
Jul 13, 2014

Top 15 cholesterol reducing foods

There are foods that help reduce the cholesterol level in our body. Below are 15 foods that help reduce cholesterol level. 1. Oats– The presence of […]
May 10, 2014

Sweet potato – properties and health benefits / medicinal uses

Botanical name: Ipomoea batatas Poir. Other names: Kumara, Batata, Camore. Sweet potato is the tuber of the sweet potato plant, Ipomoea batatas Poir., a herbaceous and […]
May 10, 2014

Rice – Properties and health benefits / medicinal uses

Rice as a grain with many medicinal values is the most widely spread grain on earth. Below, its properties and health benefits / medicinal uses are […]
May 10, 2014

Pomegranate – Properties and health benefits / medicinal uses

In this article, we will be looking at the properties and health benefits / medicinal uses of Pomegranate. Botanical name: Punica granatum L. Other names: Grenade, […]
May 10, 2014

Pineapple – Properties and health benefits / medicinal uses

In this article, we will be looking at the properties and health benefits / medicinal uses of pineapple. Botanical name: Ananas comosus Merr. Other names: Nana, […]
May 10, 2014

Persimmon – Properties and health benefits / medicinal uses

Persimmon is a fruit with great medicinal qualities, and well known for its diarrhea stopping property. Below, its properties and medicinal uses are discussed. Botanical name: […]