Benefits of Oil Pulling

January 19, 2017

Recently, I tried out oil pulling and I found it interesting enough to share with you guys. I will break this post down into sections and try to cover important aspects of oil pulling. I hope you learn a thing or two. What is oil pulling? When I looked up ways to remineralize the teeth, I discovered that natural, holistic websites such as Wellness Mama amongst others had posts on the…

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Why You Should Eat Better in 2017

January 14, 2017

It’s a New Year and we’re bursting with optimism for the opportunities that are to come. Regarding our health and wellness habits, we might have to reflect and decipher eating habits by asking why we eat the things we eat in the portion we eat them. For example, I like spice because I was cultured to like it. As a Yoruba girl, pepper is my middle name. Lol. That may not be the…

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6 Tips For Choosing The Right Workout Gear

6 Tips For Choosing The Right Workout Clothes
December 18, 2016

A great outfit is an essential part of your fitness journey. I can’t count the number of times I’ve tried to join a fitness community only to discover that I don’t have the right outfits. That remarkably dampens my high spirits. You might think that it’s as easy as picking a few unused clothes in your closet but it really isn’t so. The perfect workout gear creates support for you as…

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Are More Nigerian Women Embracing IVF? This Vlogger Shares Her Experience.

Are More Nigerian Women Embracing IVF? This Vlogger Shares Her Experience.
November 4, 2016

It seems like a lot of women are beginning to embrace IVF as a way out of infertility and Nigerian women are not left out. The other time, we shared a story about an ex-beauty queen who is helping couples conceive by IVF. This time, Ruby Suze, a Nigerian vlogger based in the UK is sharing her infertility journey as part of the ongoing National Fertility Awareness . According to her,…

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This Is What Nigerians Think About Genetically Modified Organisms(GMO)

This Is What Nigerians Think About Genetically Modified Organisms(GMO)
October 28, 2016

What do you know about Genetic Modified Organisms (GMOs) – the technology that moves genes from one specie to the other? From an animal to a fruit, from a fruit to a vegetable or straight from the cow into the milk. Would you eat chicken that was made from cassava, pork that has the genes of a rat, tomatoes made up of bacteria, beef made from dogs? Odunayo of BattaBox…

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The Hormone-Balancing Series by Eze Onwuegbu

The Balancing Hormones Series
October 22, 2016

Eze Onwuegbu is not a stranger anymore. As a natural health entrepreneur, every now and then he dishes some truths as we have seen in the wellness, exercise and weight loss series. This time, he is teaching us how to balance our hormones. Don’t forget that you can join the conversation on his Instagram page and ask whatever questions you might have. He actually takes his time to answer questions and…

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DIY: How To Make Tigernut Milk

DIY: How to make Tigernuts Milk
October 8, 2016

The transition to a healthy natural lifestyle is a gradual one. It’s not something you can do overnight especially with a Nigerian family in a Nigerian society. It’s fairly easier when you live alone but when you live with your family, it’s a slower process. Shedding off old practices can take a long time. During the last NITC (see why you should attend?), I met a kindred spirit at my station….

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5 Nigerian Superfoods You Should Know

Nigerian Superfoods - Moringa
September 9, 2016

I’m sure you must have noticed the rise of superfoods around the world. Simply put, they are nutrient powerhouses that pack large doses of antioxidants, polyphenols, vitamins, and minerals. They are those foods we usually don’t like to eat but have now been thrown under the spotlight to reduce our susceptibility to illnesses. Really, if you eat more of these foods and less fast food, the chances of having cancer, for…

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7 Times Eze Onwugbenu Schooled Us On Health And Wellness

July 26, 2016

The first time I encountered Eze was during one the previous Naturals In The City meetups. But because I was manning the registration stand, I couldn’t fully enjoy his session. I had to rely on live-tweets and Instagram videos. I remember he spoke on Nutrition and how to differentiate between ‘natural’ and ‘organic’ products. You see, this is why you should attend meet-ups. It is evolving and is more than just hair. Anyway,…

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Benefits of carbonated water

July 23, 2016

As a young child, I used to wonder why the grown up people around me preferred soda water to regular water or even the good old ‘minerals’. Now I realise that they were on to something! With low levels of pressurized carbon dioxide dissolved into still water, carbonated water is the perfect alternative for those who dislike the regular flat taste of water. Ok… More like a bubbly alternative, other…

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