What Can I Mix With Shea Butter For My Baby?

Shea butter is fat that’s been extracted from shea tree nuts. It’s off-white or ivory-colored and has a creamy consistency that’s easy to spread on your skin. Most shea butter comes from shea trees in West Africa. Shea butter has been shown to help with skin several conditions it also has antimicrobial properties. People in […]

Before You Buy A Baby Cream or Soap For Fairness

Newborn skin is delicate — and so is the baby’s immune system. While there are several normal newborn rashes, chemicals, fragrances, and dyes in clothing, detergents, and baby products can cause newborn skin irritation, dryness, chafing, and rashes. Pediatric dermatologists know that the younger a child is, the more sensitive their skin tends to be. […]

Baby Things To Buy Before Child Birth In Nigeria

According to data from UNICEF each year at least 7 million babies are born Nigeria. Within Africa, Nigerian babies will account for almost 40 percent of all those born in West and Central Africa, and more than 23 percent of those born in sub-Saharan Africa. Globally, over half of the world’s births are estimated to […]

Is It Safe For A Pregnant Woman To Take Loratadine?

Loratadine is an antihistamine that reduces the effects of natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose. Loratadine is used to treat sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, hives, skin rash, itching, and other cold or allergy symptoms. Loratadine is also used to treat skin hives […]

Is It Safe For A Pregnant Woman To Deworm?

What is Deworming? Deworming is the process of expelling intestinal worms or parasitic worms from the body by administering an anthelmintic medicine/drug. In more simple terms, it is a medicated process to kill worms. In sub-Saharan Africa, approximately 38 million women of reproductive age (15-49 years), including nearly 7 million pregnant women are infected with […]

List of Healthy Drinks In Nigeria

Nigeria is among the countries with high soft drink consumption, according to the National bureau of statistics (NBS) survey on consumption pattern around 86.5% of Nigerians consume carbonated soft drinks. Drinking soda can be a detriment to human health. According to a study published in September 2019 in JAMA Internal Medicine, drinking soda is associated with a […]

Calorie Counter For Nigerian Food

  Most Nigerian foods are high in calories which are linked to weight gain and obesity, but they are vital for health. They only pose a health risk when people consume more than the recommended amount. When thinking about calories, you should not be considering just your diet but also your level of physical activity. […]

Why is My Poop Greenish In Color?

Different stool colors can mean different things, mostly depending on what you’ve eaten. You’d probably notice if your poop is a different hue than normal Most of the time, minor changes in the color of your waste are due to diet. After all, we don’t eat the same thing at every meal, every day. But […]

How To Lower Your Cholesterol With Fiber Foods (Statins Alternatives)

Most Nigerian food are high in saturated fat and any food that is high in saturated fat which has the tendency to increase cholesterol levels. A study which evaluated the prevalence of high cholesterol in Nigeria reported that the pooled crude prevalence of hypercholesterolemia in Nigeria was 38% suggesting a high prevalence of hypercholesterolemia in […]

List Of Nigerian Foods Rich In Fibre

Dietary fibre or fiber is made up of the indigestible parts or compounds of food, which pass relatively unchanged through our stomach and intestines. Fibre is mainly a carbohydrate. The main role of fibre is to keep the digestive system healthy. Other terms for dietary fibre include ‘bulk’ and ‘roughage’, which can be misleading since […]