white smile

No one wants a yellow smile, but if you’ve paid attention over the last several years, smiles have gotten whiter and whiter. It’s not completely unusual these days to see a celebrity, newscaster, or other person overly-concerned with their appearance, to have teeth so white it’s completely distracting. Do you want a smile that “lights…

tigernuts

Do you want to cure your current health issues and get all the essential nutrients in your body at the same time? If so, then you need to eat tiger nuts (known also as Cyperus esculentus, earth almonds, nut grass or yellow nutsedge). Now you might be wondering what tiger nuts are and what their…

diabetic-diet

As a dietitian, my main worry is unhealthy eating habits and physical inactivity. We live in a world where the consumption of refined and processed foods is on the increase. A world where in the pursuit of making money, we are caught up in many activities that we even forget to exercise or allocate a…

“I don’t eat meat anymore”, “I am on a fruit diet”, “eggs are not good for my healthy”, “I don’t drink milk anymore, am on a weight loss journey” these are among some common health conscious phrases we hear in Ghana. It is very commendable that individuals are becoming aware of the toll unhealthy diets…

Infant feeding can be a real daunting task. The struggle of finding the right healthy meal options for optimal growth coupled with fussy eating habits of children, mums of today are most likely to continuously stick to the one recipe or food brand their infant tolerates most and this act may result in certain unforeseen…

Tired of plain and boring white rice, let discover new ways to infuse some health into your daily meal choices. Whole wheat grains have been described to expose the body to a broader spectrum of nutrients. The bran and endosperm of the grain are packed with proteins, fiber, iron, B Vitamins       and antioxidants. Whole…

This recipe is for pancake lovers who are cutting back on a few calories. A typical pancake recipe comprises of some ounces of calorie; dense flour, milk, eggs and butter totaling 160kcal for one six inches (6’) pancake without toppings. With a few healthy modifications you can enjoy this low calorie banana pancake (90kcal) which…

Guava is a tropical fruit with a unique flavor and rich nutritional profile. Its outer skin is usually light green, yellow or maroon when ripe. The soft sweet pulp of guava is either white or maroon with small hard seeds encased within it. Considering its health promoting benefits, guavas can be considered as a “super…

In this day and era, with busy mornings, buzzing vehicular traffic, deadlines to meet, long hours at work, late nights at work, it is quite cumbersome to juggle all these with staying fit and eating healthy. Most people cannot afford to take some few minutes off their schedule to cook a well-balanced nutritious meal. Below…

Improved general health and wellness are among of the benefits healthy eating guarantees. Below are a few guidelines to aid in your healthy eating journey: 1.     Eat breakfast – Starting the day with a healthy breakfast is the best gift to give your body. After long hours of fast (during sleep) your body needs a…

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