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world diabetes day

World Diabetes Day 2017


DID YOU KNOW? November 14th is a significant date in the diabetes calendar because it marks the birthday of the man who co-discovered insulin, Frederick Banting. Banting discovered insulin in 1922, alongside Charles Best.   The theme of this years campaign is Women and diabetes – our right to a healthy future   KEY FACTS There are currently over 199 million…

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healthy breakfast

Breakfast the healthy way – ‘what/what not’ to eat for breakfast


It’s a beautiful Monday morning. What better way to start your day than with a post about breakfast! I have your best interest at heart *wink* A recent study has shown that going without breakfast in the morning is associated with a substantially increased risk of developing subclinical atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis is a degenerative disease of the arteries resulting in deposition…

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world cerebral palsy day 2017

World Cerebral Palsy Day 2017


Cerebral palsy (CP) is the leading cause of childhood disability affecting function and development. It is a group of conditions that occur due to abnormalities of the developing fetal or infantile brain. This impairment results from varying degrees of limitations in functional abilities and activity. These abnormalities include motor impairment, altered sensation or perception, intellectual disability, communication and behavioural difficulties,…

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Health benefits of cucumbers


I saw a tweet by Cleveland clinic that said cucumbers are underrated so I decided to take on the topic. As a doctor, there are a lot of things to be skeptical about. Not everything on the internet is right even if they seem ‘very original’. Cucumbers like all fruits are healthy, so what makes it so special to the…

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Eating healthy fruits

Eating healthy; fruits and drinks


I’m back with another post on eating healthy…yipeee. This time around, the focus is on fruits and drinks. I have realized it’s a bit difficult for me to keep up with EATING HEALTHY. I am not a food person, I could go a whole day with just snacks and a drink and sometimes I even forget to eat. So if…

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Banana pancakes and banana smoothie

Banana pancakes and smoothie mix


Smoothies always look delicious and they are also healthy and fun for breakfast or brunch. Been wanting to put up my usual pancakes and smoothie recipe but decided to switch things up a bit and try something new. I used leftover bananas (which I didn’t want to go waste) to make the banana pancakes and banana smoothie. Ingredients for banana…

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Ghana Jollof

Nigerian Jollof vs. Ghanaian Jollof


This is a battle that has been ongoing for a while now. Nigerians believe they are the grandmasters of jollof while Ghanaians believe that Nigerian jollof is whack and that theirs is better. If you have been on social media for some time now, you would realize this battle began a long time ago and is still going on. Three days…

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How to lose weight effectively


Hi guys, wanna share a few thoughts on how to lose weight effectively. People have various reasons for trying to lose weight. Some do it to stay healthy, and others do it for, well, not health purposes. The weight loss journey involves determination and hardwork. It’s not just about eating one meal a day or starving yourself all in the…

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Eating healthy on a budget

Eating healthy on a budget


Hi guys, I am glad to be starting the month of May with a new post. I have been working on improving the blog and I am sure you have noticed the subtle changes…there is more to come. Today I’ll be discussing eating healthy on a budget. So for this post, I’ll have to emphasize on the term ‘budget’. Budget…

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