“Eat thou honey for it is good”. Thus says the holy bible. but what exactly is honey and why is it good? Honey is a thick, sweet liquid made by Honeybees. The bees collect sugar-rich nectar from flowers. When inside their hives, they continously consume, digest and vomit the nectar (sounds disgusting but it is perfectly healthy and safe). When they are done, honey is what results.
Everyone may have already heard that exercise is good for health. That however, is an understatement. Exercise is great for Health, able to prevent and alleviate many medical conditions. Research has shown that Regular exercise can reduce the risk of many chronic diseases including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke and some cancers to mention a few.
Everyone may already know that part of being healthy overall, is reaching and maintaining a healthy weight. However, they may not know why a healthy weight is so important. It is very important because not only will it help you feel better about yourself and increase your energy so you can enjoy life more, it will also prevent and control many diseases.
We all need food to function and carry out our bodily needs. However, what we eat can also affect us positively or negatively. Wrong food choices have been implicated in a number of diseases like diabetes, heart diseases, cancer, and obesity to mention a few.
Happy New Month Everyone! It is the beginning of the “ember” months, signalling that the end of the year is approaching. So, if you’ve not gotten ahead on most of your 2017 goals, this is a reminder that you have just 4 months left; So get a move on.
About 2 weeks ago Lassa fever claimed the lives of 2 persons at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH); signalling that the disease previously suppressed in other parts of the country is resurfacing.
Today the 28th of July 2017, is World Hepatitis Day, where all over the world, the spotlight is placed on Hepatitis, the viral infection of the liver that is presently causing more deaths than HIV – AIDS.
Children are very special people. They grow at amazing rates and are especially vulnerable to any lack or deficiency – be it nutritional, emotional or otherwise. It is very important to give foods and snacks that supply the nutrients children need to be healthy and grow well.