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VARIETIES OF MANGO IN NIGERIA

VARIETIES OF MANGO IN NIGERIA

Continued from last week… I paid no attention to the varieties of mango on the streets. I’ve only liked one variety of mangoes-‘Normal mango’ according to the sellers on the streets. It’s also known as…

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MANGO: THE HIGHLY BENEFICIAL FRUIT

MANGO: THE HIGHLY BENEFICIAL FRUIT

Mangoes are juicy stone fruit (dupe) from numerous species of tropical trees belonging to the flowering plant genus Mangifera, cultivated mostly for their edible fruit. The majority of these species are found in nature as…

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The Health Benefits of Carrots (2)

The Health Benefits of Carrots (2)

Continued from last week… Lower blood cholesterol High blood cholesterol is a well-known risk factor for heart disease. Intake of carrots has been linked to lower cholesterol levels. Studies show that regular consumption of carrots also…

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Everything You Need to Know about Carrots, the Orange Crunchy Power food

Everything You Need to Know about Carrots, the Orange Crunchy Power food

This vital piece of information tells you everything you need to know about carrots, a root vegetable often claimed to be the perfect health food. Carrots are orange in colour especially in Nigeria, West Africa,…

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The Wonders of African Black Olives ‘Atili’ (3)

The Wonders of African Black Olives ‘Atili’ (3)

Continued from last week…     Edible and Therapeutic oil Atili oil is considered a healthy vegetable oil rich in crude fats and protein. It’s regarded in the northern parts of Nigeria as the local olive oil. It’s…

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The Wonders of African Black Olives ‘Atili’ (2)

The Wonders of African Black Olives ‘Atili’ (2)

Continued from last week…     The usefulness of Atili is compared to that of the Moringa and Palm fruit because all parts of the fruit is useful and easily harnessed into a positive bi-product.  Atili fruit has gone through…

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The Hidden Treasures of African Black Olives ‘Atili’ Fruit Revealed

The Hidden Treasures of African Black Olives ‘Atili’ Fruit Revealed

Atili! Atili! These shouts rent the air as one enters the cold beautiful city of Jos, Plateau State, Middle Belt, Nigeria. You begin to wonder what these small dark-colored things are. Atili fruit looks like…

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HOW TO SELECT AND STORE TURMERIC (4)

HOW TO SELECT AND STORE TURMERIC (4)

Continued from last week…     Even though dried herbs and spices are widely available in supermarkets, explore the local spice stores in your area. Just like with other dried spices, try to select organically grown turmeric…

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UNIQUE WAYS TO USE TURMERIC (3)

UNIQUE WAYS TO USE TURMERIC (3)

Continued from last week…     SMOOTHIES/ JUICES Add a pinch of turmeric to your next smoothie, blend with your favorite fruits, dates or raw honey and enjoy the anti-inflammatory powers. The key to creating a smoothie you won’t…

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HEALTH BENEFITS OF TURMERIC (2)

HEALTH BENEFITS OF TURMERIC (2)

Continued from last week…     It’s important to know that the vast majority of studies on turmeric have not examined the spice itself, but rather one of its constituents called curcumin. When you hear about the…