Articles and tips about losing weight on a Nigerian diet.

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

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

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

‘Good Enough’ – The 64% principle.

Not everybody is trying to lose (or gain) weight.  There are quite a few people who are happy at the weight they are. They just want to maintain this status quo.  I have a number

How to lose weight on a Nigerian Diet.

What makes Nigerians fat? As a health and nutrition coach, this question is the one I deal with every single day. The answer can be boiled down to this, “Find the reason or

Draw-Soup, Unsung Hero of the Nigerian Diet

Increasing numbers of Nigerians are suffering from conditions and diseases connected with diet; hypertension, diabetes, heart disease and atherosclerosis, as well as certain types of cancer.  The number of overweight and clinically obese Nigerians is