Humans eat too much of nearly everything – too much salt, too much sugar, too much fat, too much cholesterol. Such abundance has helped lay the foundation for coronary diseases, stroke, high blood pressure, arthritis, adult-onset diabetes, obesity, and several other kinds of cancer. Diseases from food are real. Surprisingly, […]
Take one glass of water; add eight to twelve spoons of sugar, mix in a dose of chemicals and you will get a soft drink. The extra sugar intake from soft drinks produces at least five undesirable side effects: Unbalanced nutrition: Most soft drinks contain 120 – 180 calories […]
It’s natural to have recall issues when you grow old, but it can be avoided through simple lifestyle and dietary tweaks. Adding foods like berries, red wine, nuts, soya, spinach, and beans to your daily diet and slashing alcohol can have a positive effect on memory. Do yoga or regular […]
The origination of ice cream can be traced back to Rome in the 4th century BCE. The Roman emperor Nero ordered ice to be brought from the mountains and combined with fruit toppings. In the 13th century, Marco Polo learned the Chinese method of creating ice and milk concoctions and […]
Life has a way of stressing you out, and the busier you are, the more difficult it becomes to maintain a healthy diet. Hardly a day goes by where we’re not super swamped with one issue or the other. This means that we need to start making healthy eating our […]
Oha soup find it origin in eastern part of Nigeria. It is largely consumed by the people of Abia state, but this soup have found it way through other regions of the country. Oha soup requires the following ingredients: goat meat, cocoyam, palm (red) oil, locust beans, oha leaves, smoked […]
Eggs are counted as the most versatile and extremely delicious super-food in the whole world. Apart from cholesterol, eggs contain an impressive and striking nutritional profile. They are an excellent source of proteins, vitamin A, minerals, iron and healthy fats. This universal food can be cooked in multiple ways and […]
The vast majority of American adults don’t eat enough fruits or veggies, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Only 12 percent eat enough fruit (between one and a half and two cups per day) and less than 10 percent eat enough vegetables (between two and three cups […]
I am sure you want to know about how pineapple can lead to excessive menstrual bleeding, but before then we should consider the health benefits of pineapple. Some of us don’t like this fruit call pineapple, but pineapple has it health benefits. For me, I consider pineapple as a tuber […]
First you must understand that chocolate grows on trees. Chocolate is made from cocoa beans. These beans are the seeds of the cacao, or cocoa, tree.
Chocolate is made by drying and roasting the cocoa beans. The beans are ground and then crushed to release a liquid known as chocolate liquor. This bitter-tasting liquid contains a fat called cocoa butter. Cocoa butter is what makes chocolate so creamy and delicious.
To make powdered cocoa, most of the cocoa butter is squeezed from the unsweetened chocolate liquid. The hard, dry cakes left behind are ground into a fine powder. When mixed with sugar, this powder can be used to make that hot cocoa you drink on a cold day.