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Lassa Fever Kills Two In Asaba

Lassa Fever Kills Two In Asaba

An outbreak of Lassa fever at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Asaba has been reported with two confirmed dead. The Punch reports that while many of the patients and nurses have fled the hospital for fear of the unknown, investigations revealed that it took the efforts of the Health workers at the FMC to remove the…

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Six fruits igbo pregnant women eat and their health benefits

Six fruits igbo pregnant women eat and their health benefits

Your pregnancy diet must include healthy and nutritious foods and fruits. Healthy eating is especially important during pregnancy. Here are Six fruits igbo pregnant women eat to get the nutrients they and their growing baby need. WATERMELON It helps cure morning sickness, alleviate feelings of nausea and also gives relief from heart burns during pregnancy.…

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What Foods Can Help Igbo boys and girls Improve their Brain Power?

What Foods Can Help Igbo boys and girls Improve their Brain Power?

Traditionally, Igbos know certain foods help improve the brain power and function of children. Experienced nutritionist in Awka Anambra state, Ngozi Egbuonu says: "The child's brain is a very 'hungry' organ. It's the first of the body's organ to absorb nutrients from the food we eat. So, if we give the body junk foods" she…

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Find out what Food Can Spice Up your Sex Life

Find out what Food Can Spice Up your Sex Life

Spicing up your sex life may be as simple as taking a nibble of certain foods. this could seem ridiculous but inevitably true. 7 Simple foods for Flirting and Seduction Chilli Pepper: This food spice gets the heart pumping faster increasing the flow of blood to the genitals. Dark Chocolate: This is a great aphrodisiac that…

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How to Gain Sexy Muscles Like Other Igbo Guys

How to Gain Sexy Muscles Like Other Igbo Guys

  It is better to have a muscular frame than a fatty figure. Igbos generally believe that a strong muscular appearance of a man is a sign that tells of his strong health, enormous strength, courage and boldness, especially when the muscular build is coupled with a good use of the "sixth sense." Take it…

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Health Benefits of African pear called UBE by the Igbos

Health Benefits of African pear called UBE by the Igbos

Health Benefits of African pear (UBE) Studies revealed that UBE, the buttery African pear is loaded with essential ingredients for warding off diseases. It is uniquely different in appearance, shape and size from the common pear. Ube as it is locally called among the Igbos in the south-east of Nigeria, or African pear is botanically…

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Why early detection is key in breast cancer prevention

Why early detection is key in breast cancer prevention

Veronica Okafor is a 30-year-old three-year breast cancer survivor. It was in 2008 when she first noticed a lump in her left breast and thought it was a normal thing and so overlooked it until 2010 when she had to go through a mastectomy, the removal of her left breast. Speaking of her experience at a…

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Eating Groundnut Prevents Hemophilia – Nutritionist

Eating Groundnut Prevents Hemophilia – Nutritionist

Mr Philip Amiengheme, the President, Advocacy for the Prevention and Treatment of Non-Communicable Disease Initiative, an NGO, on Thursday advised people to consume groundnut to prevent hemophilia, a bleeding disorder. Amiengheme, who is also a nutritionist, gave the advise in an interview in Abuja. He said people with hemophilia condition experienced prolonged bleeding or oozing…

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Eating Breakfast, Helps Prevent Stroke

Eating Breakfast, Helps Prevent Stroke

Many people view breakfast as a bore; while some think it’s a mark of endurance to forgo the first meal of the day. It’s not unusual to hear such people inform those who care to listen that they’ve not eaten anything all day. Bad as it is, when breakfast skippers finally decide to eat their…

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Red Meat May increase the risk of Breast Cancer

Red Meat May increase the risk of Breast Cancer

Women who ate the most red meat increased their risk for breast cancer by nearly 25 per cent, a 20-year study of nearly 89,000 women suggests. On the flip side, however, replacing a daily serving of red meat with a combination of fish, legumes, nuts and poultry appeared to lower the risk of breast cancer…

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