10 Important Facts You Should Know About Golden Melon

As I often gape at the varieties of fruits in the world, this time, the fruit that has my attention is golden melon. Unlike a month or two ago, golden melon has become the fruit in town. Walking through the streets of a city in Nigeria this period, there’s a very high chance that you…

Why You Should Take Enough African Cherry This Season

Do you know that fruit that the Yorubas call ‘Agbalumo’ and the Igbos call ‘Udara’? Yes, African Cherry. It is currently being displayed all over market places and street sides for sale. A sign that it is another agbalumo season. We thank God for life. Agbalumo is botanically known as Chrysophyllum albidum, commonly known as…

Hog Plum known As ‘Iyeye’ And It’s Benefits

The tree has always been at this same position in the mechanic place along the way to school. But, it never fascinated me until few weeks back when I saw the small yellow fruits on that tree with clustered bright green leaves. I walked towards the tree, picked three fruits and asked an old man…

The Mountain Apple, Known As ‘Local Apple’

The Mountain Apple, known as ‘local apple’  is a pink coloured fruit with white pulp and a seed. It is botanically known as Syzygium malaccense. In different parts of the world, names such as “rose apple”, “water apple” or “plum rose” are sometimes used for this fruit. The fruit is pear-shaped with pink skin color,…

Important Facts To Know About SourSop

Soursop which is botanically known as Annona muricata belongs to the family of custard apple tree, Annonaceae. It has various names like showerchop and shawachop in Nigeria, guanabana in Spanish, graviola in Philippines, guyabano in Malay, etc. The fruit is called soursop due to its slightly acidic taste when ripe. It is widely cultivated, even in tropical climates throughout…

Why You Should Take More Watermelon This Ramadan Season

Watermelon is a fruit of high water content of about 92% and high nutritional content. Water melon contains lycopene which is the pigment responsible for the redness of the inner parts of the fruit as well as the redness of tomatoes, red grapes and guava. Lycopene is an antioxidant that has the ability of protecting…

DIY- How To Prepare A Smoothie At Home

Preparing a smoothie is one easy task every one should know how to. Especially, if you are a fruit lover of which I do not se any reason why anyone should not be. Fruits and vegetables are the healthiest foods we have in this world. They contain vast amount of vitamins needed by our body…

Facts You Should Know About Smoothie

The first time I heard the word ‘smoothie’ was in 2014. After church service, there’s always this guy that sells. I managed to get a cup after much internal debate and after my first sip, I went, yuccckk! Gross! I later found it was a blend of cucumber and watermelon. ‘What an unnecessary combination!’ I…

Important Points For A Perfect Lunchbox

Most mothers around the world pack lunch box for their children and that’s basically to fight hunger while the children are away from home but are you sure you’re putting the right things in your child’s lunch box? However, It can be frustrating when a child doesn’t eat   what’s in the lunch box for…

Highly Nutritive Fruits And Vegetables That Are Common In Nigeria

Fruits and vegetables have beneficial amount of calories and nutrients. They go a long way in restoring our body system, replenishing the essential nutrients both macro and micro. This is a list of highly nutritive fruits and vegetables that are common in Nigeria. WaterMelon: This ninety percent water filled fruit is one that is rich…