Nutritional Benefits of Ugwu and Why You Should Increase Your Intake

 Most Nigerians know the Nigerian vegetable; ugwu(fluted pumpkin) and the fact that it’s a highly versatile plant but few of us know what it really does, its health benefits. Many also don’t know it’s common name to be ‘pumpkin’. When some people hear pumpkin, they’d probably think of the round orange colored squash plant used…

Tomatoes And It’s Health Importance

Vegetables have been proven to have a whole lot of health benefits and this is the reason why we are urging everyone to increase the consumption. Among the very many vegetables of the world, let’s examine TOMATOES and see its importance. Why must we increase tomatoes consumption? Tomato, a vegetable (and a fruit) forms a…

Why You Should Take More Vegetables in 2017

In every discussion pertaining to healthy living, it is impossible to exclude vegetables. This is because they are the easiest, cheapest, most reliable group of food with no consequence. Consumption of vegetables provide taste, palatability, increases appetite, provides fiber for digestion and prevents constipation. Therefore, at this time, it is important that we discuss why…

Food Profile and Recipe: Green Burrito

Green Burrito was first prepared in Mexico. I was searching for various ways I can take my avocado pear and I found this food that looks like shawarma but with different filling . A burrito is a type of Mexican food, consisting of a wheat flour tortilla wrapped or folded into a cylindrical shape to completely enclose the filling….

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…