Healthy Lifestyle advice for Nigerians.

How to eat healthily away from home

Once you make the decision to improve your diet for better health, it only takes a little education and effort to make changes that will have a huge positive impact on your life, these initial

Five lies that are making you unhealthy

Eating fewer calories will make me lose weight. calories are not created equal That must be true, right?  After all, a calorie is a calorie, no? Sadly, it really isn’t this simple.  Many

Series: A Nigerian diet perspective of various fad diets. Part 3: Keto Diet.

Any change that sees you paying attention to what you eat after a period (or a lifetime) of eating ‘anyhowly’ will probably yield results. Any regulation is better than none.  I’ve seen people adopt a

Wetin you dey drink?

I love this job.  Writing about food is fun, largely because to do it well, I must carry out ‘investigations and explorations’.**  I’m currently working on an article about eating out in Nigerian restaurants so

Peppersoup! Magic potion for old joints.

It could be argued that the biggest battle for older folks keeping fit is not fought over muscle tone or cardiovascular strength.  The biggest stumbling block for the older active or sporty person is joint-health.

Meal replacement and supplement shakes, good or bad? In other words, “Shaking” or “No Shaking”?

This article has taken quite a lot of work so far and it is still a work in progress as you will see as you read on. You may (you really should) be aware of

Healthy Barbecues for Nigerians.

Today, I’m writing about one of my favourite subjects, barbecues!  Nigerians love barbecues!  For obvious reasons, I have to make this an article about healthier ways to enjoy barbecues, but that’s not a bad thing.

Dealing with, or preparing for, Menopause on a Nigerian diet.

Menopause, a good time to be fit. Recently, I have had more enquiries about the nutritional implications of menopause, it may be coincidence but more likely, it’s because I’m fifty years old and

Empty Calories in a Nigerian Diet

Everybody needs to eat.  An average woman should be taking in 2000 calories each day, an average man, 2500. If we all ate a natural diet of unprocessed whole foods, it would be quite easy

Series: A Nigerian diet perspective of various fad diets. – Part 2: Cambridge Diet.

Cambridge Weight Plan shakes Any change that sees you paying attention to what you eat after a period (or a lifetime) of eating ‘anyhowly’ will probably yield results. Any regulation is better than