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Federal Government has urged state governments to create Logistic Management Coordinating Units (LMCU) for efficient supply of drugs and other health commodities. This was made known when a team from National Supply Chain Integration Project (NSCIP) paid advocacy visit to the stakeholders in the health sector in Abeokuta, Ogun State recently. Nigerian Supply Chain Integration […] The post Fed Govt urges states to create budget line for logistics mgt appeared first on The Nation…
01.20 / 00:02
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Here are ten ways to recharge your adrenals every day #1: Try breathing exercises Three times a day – or more if needed – take 10 long, deep breaths. #2: Get in tune with nature Spend some time walking, hiking or swimming in the great outdoors. #3: Do light cardiovascular exercise Light running or cycle is great for your adrenals. Careful not to overdo it though, or you can burn your adrenals out! ********* Could this be the solution you’re looking for? ********** …
Try this fresh and healthy raw, vegan lunchtime bowl Ingredients: 1 medium-sized sweet potato 1 small carrot 1 cup shredded cabbage 1 cup mixed baby salad leaves 1 small avocado 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 1 zucchini, peeled into strips ½ apple, sliced 1 can (450 g) chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1 handful mint leaves 1 handful almonds 2 small red chillies, sliced 1 handful sultanas 1 tbsp sesame …
Five examples of food synergy to try out #1: Vegetables drizzled with olive oil Eating colourful vegetables that are rich in carotenoids, such as tomatoes, peppers, kale, spinach and broccoli work well with healthy monounsaturated fats like extra-virgin olive oil. This combination boosts your absorption of carotenoids, which help to reduce inflammation in your body. Other foods that contain healthy fats and pair well with vegetables for optimal nutritional benefits include coconut oil,…
Plantain Like banana planted around the house, plantain can provide food, gifts for the neighbours and fetch some money for house keeping when the surplus is sold. According to Rev. Father Anslem Adodo in his NATURE POWER, the leaves can be boiled and the extracts in the water drunk for blood sugar challenges. Fr. Adodo’s […
01.19 / 19:25
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Pregnant women in South Africa who live in poor communities are more likely to consider or attempt suicide than the general population. Mike…
Kenyan and Rwandan authorities said Wednesday they had banned poultry products from neighbouring Uganda, where a virulent H5 strain of avian flu has broken out. “The government banned importation of poultry and poultry products... The post Kenya, Rwanda ban poultry from Uganda over bird flu appeared first on Capital…
01.19 / 06:31
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There is the need for orthodox medicine practitioners to borrow a leaf from traditional medicine practitioners. This view was expressed  by the Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, when he briefed Health Editors in Lagos to mark one year in office, saying  traditional healers show empathy to their clients and their services are accessible and […] The post Minister: emulate traditional healers appeared first on The Nation N…
01.19 / 00:48
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Begun last Thursday, this is the second part of a presentation I made on December 10 last year in Lagos at the training of URBAN GROWERS. These are women who are learning to promote the health and well-being of their families the natural way. They were brought together by organic farmers Mrs Sola Sowemimo, of […] The post Food and medicine in your flower beds (2) appeared first on The Nation…
01.19 / 00:47
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Nori-crusted salmon with ginger and sesame dressing recipe For the salmon fillet and bed of veggies 4 nori sheets, torn into pieces 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper 1 tsp chili flakes 2 tsp sweet paprika 1 red onion, finely diced 2 garlic cloves, crushed or finely chopped 1 tsp finely grated ginger 200 g broccolini, cut into bite-sized pieces 2 carrots, grated or finely julienned 2 spring onions (scallions), thinly…