Stealth Health: How To Stay Healthy Without Really Trying

Staying healthy

While staying healthy is a conscious decision with a seemingly long list of dos and don’ts to comply with,it’s sometimes not as hard as you think. To stay healthy, you can infuse your life with the power of prevention incrementally and fairly painlessly, and yes, doing something, no matter hows mall, is infinitely better for you than doing nothing. From your morning shower to the evening news, from your work commute … Read More

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What Cereals Are Safe For Babies?

Cereals

A few days ago, we stumbled on a disturbing question asked by a parent on Twitter. He wanted to know if Golden Morn was okay for a 7-month baby. It was quite shocking and our simple answer was “No” but we believe parents should really know why some cereals aren’t safe for babies. It may sound weird that some cereals are not good for babies but there are different types: … Read More

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Win Laptops, Movie Tickets and Vouchers in Avon HMO’s Children’s Day Contest

Children’s Day

Every child is uniquely gifted and worthy of celebration. Studies have shown that praising children for the things they do boosts their self-esteem and contributes to their overall development. This isn’t restricted to big achievements like passing an academic test or talents like playing an instrument like a maestro but also the things we consider ordinary. The simplest thing a child does that makes you smile is something to be … Read More

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5 Things You Should Never Say to a Suicidal Person

5 Things You Should Never Say to a Suicidal Person

What will you do if you see an obvious sign that someone you know and love is suicidal or contemplating suicide? The feeling will most likely be shock. Then dread and confusion.You’ll basically start with questions. “How? How could someone you love and care about want to die? However, it is important to realize that as shocking as the situation might be, your loved one has just handed you a … Read More

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5 Lean Foods You Can Eat On Your Weight Loss Journey

Any one interested in weight loss is always confronted with a dilemma when it comes to food. “If you’re asking me to give this up and eat less of that, then what do I have left to eat?” It’s a legitimate question actually, because you can’t leave a vacuum even when you’re eating healthy and have an eye on weight loss. Since the idea is to consume fewer calories, the … Read More

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7 Myths And Facts About Health Insurance In Nigeria

Health insurance is an important financial scheme that helps protect a person’s finances in the event of illnesses. However, Nigeria’s dearth of education about the subject has led to the perpetuation of myths and misconceptions about it, which is a major reason why a large number of people still don’t have one. The aim of this article is to dispel the many myths surrounding the concept of health insurance by … Read More

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How To Stop The Deadliest Killer On Earth

Is it a man? Is it a wild beast? No, it’s a… mosquito. As unbelievable as it might sound, this tiny creature reigns supreme as the most dangerous animal in existence; responsible for causing malaria and millions of deaths globally. Currently, Nigeria accounts for the highest percentage of malaria cases and deaths (25%)in the world. Pregnant women and children under 5 are very vulnerable as it is a major cause … Read More

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5 Easy Ways To Naturally Improve Your Digestion

Have you noticed how we take a lot of things for granted – well, till they stop working properly? One of them is digestion as it’s not a big deal till our stomach feels like a roller coaster in an overcrowded amusement park. As many as 70 million people experience digestive disease and disorder, making it a top health issue. While prescriptions can help to deal with symptoms, there are … Read More

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The Best And Worst Ways To Cook Your Meat and Vegetables

Cooking is fun;it’s a thing of wonder to be able to toss various foods and spice combinations into a pot and come out with something that tastes awesome. Unfortunately, many of the cooking methods we use can release some harmful compounds into our bodies or strip the nutrients off our food For instance,several studies found that the way meat is cooked can impact your cancer risk.In one study, participants who … Read More

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The Dangers Of A Sedentary Lifestyle: Why Sitting Is The New Smoking

Quite an exaggeration when considered at face value but according to a wide body of research, inactivity is responsible for more annual deaths than smoking. A sedentary lifestyle has also been associated with 6% of coronary heart disease cases, 7% of type 2 diabetes, 10% of breast cancer cases and 10% of colon cancer cases globally. Question: Since when did it become a good idea to take movement breaks at … Read More

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