Month: April 2017

CASHEW NUT AND YOUR HEALTH

9SHARESShareTweetSubscribe Cashews have a buttery, sweet, and salty taste, an unmistakable shape, and they are an excellent source of vitamins and minerals. They grow on cashew nut trees, which are native to subtropical climates. Raw, unsalted cashews are often used in vegan recipes as well as in Indian cooking. Many of us eat cashews after they have been roasted and salted, which turns them into a delicious snack. What Are the Health Benefits of Cashews? Although cashews are one of the lowest-fiber nuts, they are packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. These include vitamins E, K, and B6, along...

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HEALTH BENEFITS OF AFRICAN MANGO(UGIRI)

14SHARESShareTweetSubscribe African mango (Irvingia gabonensis), also known as wild mango, is indigenous to Africa. It is also called Ugiri in Igbo language. It has a fleshy fruit often used to make wine, and it is a good source of fat, carbohydrates and fiber. All parts of the plant can be used, but the kernel or seed is the part that is utilized the most for medicinal purposes. Health Claims The African mango is purported to have antibacterial, astringent, analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antioxidative properties. Traditionally, African mango has been used to treat a variety of conditions, including diarrhea, wounds, dysentery,...

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HOW TO COOK OFADA RICE AND STEW

7SHARESShareTweetSubscribe Ofada Rice and stew is a Nigerian meal native to the Yoruba’s but in recent times, everyone, especially those in Lagos and environs, has been bitten by the Ofada Rice bug. Please note that Ofada Stew is the hottest of them all when it comes to Nigerian hot and spicy food. It tastes like Vindaloo (Indian Curry) and is mostly for those who have natural coolers in their mouth to douse the fire that this stew brings to the palate. You can see that you need 40 habanero peppers to prepare a small pot of Ofada Stew (see...

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Barbecue Chicken Drumsticks

0SHARESShareTweetSubscribe Barbecue Chicken Drumsticks There are so many ways you can enjoy your chicken,Barbecue Chicken Drumstick is one of them,and is very easy to prepare,all you need to do is just to follow the procedures below. Ingredients 8 chicken drumsticks (chicken laps) 1 small bowl barbecue sauce 1 big stock cube (Maggi, Knorr etc) 1 teaspoon thyme Salt (to taste) Black pepper powder (to taste) Onion powder (to taste) Notes on the ingredients Use soft chicken (cock or rooster) for this. You can buy barbecue sauce from any supermarket near you. In Nigeria, look for it in Shoprite or...

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WONDERS OF CASHEW APPLE

11SHARESShareTweetSubscribe Cashew Apple is a particular kind of fruit that grows with the cashew nut.It has different shapes and colors .It is mostly found at the Eastern parts of Nigeria,Okigwe in Imo State and some parts of Orlu Imo state.The nut is highly nutritious. In this article,am going to write about the Nutritional value,Health benefits,How to cut and How to Store cashew apple Nuritional Value of Cashew apple   Cal 53k Moisture 86.3g Minerals 8g Fiber 3.2g Carbs 11.1g Calcium 10mg Phosphorous 67mg Iron 2mg Carotene 23ug Vitamin C 49mg Potassium 124mg         Health benefits of Cashew...

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