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Relishing Nutrients of Eggplant

By Titilayo Kupoliyi The eggplant is a nightshade vegetable, like potatoes, tomatoes, and peppers. This versatile vegetable comes in a variety of colours and shapes, oval, long and slim, and melon-shaped eggplants with white, green, pink, orange, and even striped skin. It originally comes from India and Asia, where it still grows wild and Eggplants […]Continue Reading
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Boost That Mood With Food

By Adebukola AlukoYour mood is the way you are feeling at a particular time. If you are in a good mood, you feel cheerful, however if you are in a bad mood, you feel angry and impatient. Your Productivity or how you relate with people is however dependent on your mood. Nevertheless, it is important […]Continue Reading
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Exploring Benefits of Locust Beans

By Titilayo Kupoliyi Locust beans, an aromatic local seasoning widely used in preparing soups and stews across West Africa is scientifically known as Parkia biglobosa. It is called ‘iru‘ by Yoruba, ‘ogiri‘ by Igbo, and ‘dawa dawa’ by Hausa. It is also known as Irú or Eware among the Edo people of Nigeria. Locust beans is […]Continue Reading
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Tapping Health Values of Soursop

 By Adebukola Aluko When you see an oval green fruit with spikes on the outside, and a soft, white pulp on the inside, what comes to mind is the soursop fruit. Soursop is a member of the Annonaceae family, the fruits, which grow on trees, are large and oval-shaped. The green exterior, which has spines on […]Continue Reading