Unknown Amazing Health Benefits of Eating Amala

Amala

Amala is typically made from yam flour or plantain flour and is typically eaten by the Yoruba people of Nigeria. The process which involves peeling the yam, sliced, dried and then grated or ground into a fine powder. The process is similar for plantains, although unripe plantains are used for that process. Amala is relatively difficult to make. It is not like other morsels where you mostly just stir the powder(elubo) into the boiling water and stir and it turns out fine. Eba would be the easiest to make and…

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The Amazing Benefits of Eating Breakfast in the Morning

The Amazing Benefits of Eating Breakfast in the Morning

Breakfast is an excellent occasion to eat together as a family when possible. Establishing good breakfast habits in childhood and maintaining them throughout adolescence may be an important factor in reducing the prevalence of breakfast skipping and developing good eating habits that last a lifetime. Breakfast kick-starts your metabolism, helping you burn calories throughout the day. It also gives you the energy you need to get things done and helps you focus at work or at school. Those are just a few reasons why it’s the most important meal of…

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Complete Guide on How to Cook Pasta

Complete Guide on How to Cook Pasta

Boiling pasta or how to boil pasta is supposed to be simple. It’s the perennial student meal because it involves only about four steps, one of which is boiling water. But is it really that easy? Have you been doing something wrong all along? Cooking pasta ( how to make pasta sauce ) is really simple, but like a lot of simple cooking, timing is crucial. Most dried pasta cooks in about 10 mins a few minutes less and it will be chalky and tough, a few minutes more and you’ll…

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22 High Fiber Foods we have and their Contents

22 Amazing High Fiber Foods we have and their Contents

There are so many high fiber foods which we can consume according to our body needs and that is why today, we are going to be discussing about the 22 Amazing High Fiber Foods we have and their Fiber contents. Meanwhile, when a person includes high-fiber foods in their diet, it has many benefits, such as keeping the gut healthy, boosting heart health, lower blood sugar levels and fight constipation and promoting weight loss. A high-fiber food/diet may also help reduce the risk of obesity and diabetes. Most people don’t…

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The Recipe and 10 Health Benefits of Banga Soup (Ofe-Akwu)

The Recipe and 10 Health Benefits of Banga Soup (Ofe-Akwu)

Palm fruit, which is also known as Banga, remains one of Nigeria’s most common food products. In fact, not just the fruit but all parts of the plant are useful in one way or the other and Palm oil is of course the most visible and commercial product of the Banga (palm) tree. Palm oil which is gotten from the flesh of palm (banga) fruit is used to prepare a popular delicacy called “Banga Soup (Ofe-Akwu). Banga soup (Ofe-Akwu) is a special dish from Delta state. It is commonly enjoyed…

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20 Amazing Health Benefits of Scent leaf (Ocimum gratissimum)

20 Amazing Health Benefits of Scent leaf (Ocimum gratissimum)

Most of us are not aware of the immense benefits of Ocimum gratissimum popularly known as scent leaf, efirin (Yoruba), nchanwu leaf (Igbo) and daidoya (hausa). Efirin, daidoya, nchanwu or scent leaf, whose botanical name is Ocimum gratissimum, is a tropical plant species that belongs to the family of Labiatae. Scent leaves have a distinctive smell and taste, sometimes unpleasant, fragrant or sweet, depending on the way of cultivation. Some of them even can make people who smell it become drunk. From the test results of pharmacological found that Scent…

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Amazing Health Benefits of Pounded Yam

Amazing Health Benefits of Pounded Yam

Pounded yam which is also known as Iyan in some places, is a yam recipe which is produced through the process of boiling the yam, pounding it with the use of a mortar and pestle until it stretched like a dough. Yam is a good source of carbohydrate, it contains 356.25 calories, 80kg carbohydrates, 0.8g fat and 7g proteins per 100g. It is beneficial for those that want to gain weight and can be taken with any type of soup. Yam is a carbohydrate-rich, staple tuber vegetable, with many therapeutic…

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13 Amazing Health Benefits of Bitter leaf

13 Amazing Health Benefits of Bitter leaf

Bitter leaf which is also known as Veronia Amygdalina is popularly used in most African delicacies as a vegetable. In scientific parlance, bitter leaf is an aborigine of Africa which can either be cooked, juiced or chewed raw. Thou many people like adding this vegetable to their meals, many others also despise this vegetable due to its natural bitter taste without considering the medicinal / health benefits attached to this vegetable. Since some people consume this vegetable without knowing the medicinal values of this plant and that is why we…

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