Nutrition & Fitness

CONVENIENCE FOODS: TO EAT OR NOT TO EAT

CONVENIENCE FOODS: TO EAT OR NOT TO EAT

Many times we get too busy to start up a meal from the scratch; then what do we do? We try to go for something quick and less stressful to prepare- something convenient! In fact, it can be said that, modern society survives on such foods. Now, let’s look at the...

read more
PROBIOTICS: Healthy Bacteria Foods

PROBIOTICS: Healthy Bacteria Foods

What do we mean when we say probiotics? whenever we hear “BACTERIA”, what comes to our minds are diseases, infections, etc. As a result of this erroneous belief, the idea of consuming foods that contain certain live bacteria is hard to accept. But the irony of the...

read more
EXERCISING FOR A HEALTHY HEART

EXERCISING FOR A HEALTHY HEART

Are you interested in exercising for a healthy heart, you on the right page, let's start by briefly discussing the cardiovascular system which has three main components: the heart, the blood vessel and the blood itself. The adult heart beats about 70 to 80 times in a...

read more
VITAMINS:Their Sources and Function

VITAMINS:Their Sources and Function

The word “vitamin” is coined from two words; vital and amines. Vitamins are chemical substances essential for the regulation of chemical reactions taking place within the human body for the building and repair of body cells and general good health. They are micro...

read more
DEHYDRATION: The Causes and Treatment

DEHYDRATION: The Causes and Treatment

This summer period is characterized by dehydration. A lot of times we can get so busy, that we forget to hydrate ourselves adequately. Water is an essential nutrient required for the normal functioning of the body. Our blood is made up of 92% water, our brains 75%...

read more
KETO DIET: THE PROS AND CONS

KETO DIET: THE PROS AND CONS

We've probably heard of different kinds of diet plans such as HALLELUJAH diet, DASH diet, SAD diet, KETO diet, etc. The KETO diet remains the commonest diet plan recommended for weight loss. The saying that "there's always the good and the bad side to everything"...

read more
TOOTHPASTE ALLERGY:What Can Cause It

TOOTHPASTE ALLERGY:What Can Cause It

Funny to think that one can have a toothpaste allergy.it is especially funny how we always think that every resemblance of infection is a sign of some underlying chronic disease or autoimmune reaction. Something as little as mouth sores, gum bleeding, and swelling may...

read more
FOOD ADDICTION OR EATING ADDICTION

FOOD ADDICTION OR EATING ADDICTION

As the saying goes, "too much of everything is bad". Despite the fact that food is very important for proper functioning of the body, eating too much or eating the wrong foods can have adverse effects on the body. Eating healthy or losing weight seem impossible for...

read more
SHOULD YOU TAKE ALCOHOL?

SHOULD YOU TAKE ALCOHOL?

Alcohol consumption is a major public health concern. According to the World Health Organization, 3.3 million people die of heavy drinking. Fermented fruits and grains have been used to make it thousands of years before now and in many places such as China, Babylon,...

read more
NUTRITION DURING PREGNANCY

NUTRITION DURING PREGNANCY

Nutrition one takes in during pregnancy should be selectively picked cause the period of pregnancy is a very delicate one; the choices you make and what you eat now and throughout your pregnancy period can affect your health and that of your baby. Since the placenta...

read more
ESSENTIALS FOR HEALTHY LIVING

ESSENTIALS FOR HEALTHY LIVING

Think you're living a healthy life? You may need to check again! The essentials for a healthy living entails much more than eating three square meals per day; it requires a permanent lifestyle change. According to a recent study, very few adults actually meet the...

read more
IODINE DEFICIENCY: What Does It Mean

IODINE DEFICIENCY: What Does It Mean

What is Iodine Deficiency? Iodine deficiency is a common public health problem that occurs as a  result of low intake of the nutrient iodine in the body which ultimately results to improper functioning of the thyroid gland. The recommended daily intake for iodine...

read more
HEALTHY SNACKS YOU CAN MUNCH ON

HEALTHY SNACKS YOU CAN MUNCH ON

That feeling when you’re not really hungry, but you just feel like munching something to keep your mouth busy or maybe you are hungry but unable to cook at that time. What do you go for then? Your guess is as good as mine- SNACKS, yes! A snack is a small portion of...

read more
AMAZING HEALTH BENEFITS OF HONEY

AMAZING HEALTH BENEFITS OF HONEY

There is more to the health benefits of honey than just adding a sweet taste to your food, used as health and beauty top ingredient, it also provides a wealth of health benefits to the body. Popularly known as ''Oyin" in yoruba and ''Zuma'' in hausa, honey has been...

read more
IMPROVE YOUR SEXUAL HEALTH WITH YOUR DIET

IMPROVE YOUR SEXUAL HEALTH WITH YOUR DIET

Do you have a poor sexual life? you can make it good, and if you have a good sexual life, you can make it better. According to psychology, it is generally thought that an improved sexual stamina would naturally increase your confidence levels, boost your mental health...

read more
THE TRUTH ABOUT MONOSODIUM GLUTAMATE

THE TRUTH ABOUT MONOSODIUM GLUTAMATE

The pleasant, savory taste and flavor that we all love to get by adding seasoning cubes to our food is as a result of an additive called MONOSODIUM GLUTAMATE popularly known as MSG. Have you ever cooked without seasoning cubes or powder? Do you wonder how your food...

read more
MEAL PLANNING FOR YOUNG CHILDREN

MEAL PLANNING FOR YOUNG CHILDREN

Most parents often wonder how best to feed their little children, especially when they are picky eaters. More than half of the parents will agree that there is actually nothing more frustrating than having your children refuse what you painstakingly prepared. Apart...

read more
THERE IS A DIET RISK OF DEVELOPING CANCER

THERE IS A DIET RISK OF DEVELOPING CANCER

There is a diet risk of developing cancer that most people are not aware of,our nutrition is the backbone of healthy living. What you eat in your diet can increase your risk of developing cancer or reduce it but because people eat different kinds of food, with varying...

read more

eDokita is an online medical platform that allows users to access quality health care by consulting a doctor at their convenience.