Why you should know more about antioxidants!  

    Have you continuously nursed the desire of growing forever young and disease free? Glad to tell you that antioxidants may be of help!      Antioxidants are substances that protect body cells by preventing oxidative stress.  Just what I thought you are thinking, ‘what is oxidative stress?’      Oxidative stress is the …

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What you need to know about Ugwu!

Telfairia occidentalis, popularly known as “Ugwu” by the Igbo tribe of Nigeria, and called “Aworoko Eweroko” in Yoruba land is used in cooking several delicious soups such as edikang ikong, efo riro, ofe ugwu, egusi  and as spice for foods like asaro (porridge) and ogbonno soup has a lot of nutritional benefits that may interest …

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