Busting some popular misconceptions about Nigerian food

January 19th, 2017|Healthy Lifestyle|

There is a lot of misinformation being spread about Nigerian food, here are some fallacies that I have come across recently: Yams at the market. A staple Nigerian food. Nigerian food is all

New Year’s Resolutions

January 9th, 2017|Healthy Lifestyle, Weight Loss|

After the party As we scrub out the pot that held Christmas stew, and pack away bottles and the bones we did chew, our thoughts turn to waistlines that we once knew. So

Does a Nigerian diet make people fat?

October 20th, 2016|Weight Loss|

Fat is the human body’s insurance policy against hard times.  A body will naturally turn surplus energy from eaten food into fat stores. One would imagine that this would mean that by simply ensuring one

What’s wrong with our (Nigerian) diet?

October 20th, 2016|Healthy Lifestyle, Weight Loss|

Fundamentally, not much.  We eat vegetables, meat, fish, pulses, grains, tubers and fruit. Most of our food is eaten as nature intended, with minimal processing. In this, we are ahead of the Western world where

The Nigerian Party-Animal’s Survival Guide

October 20th, 2016|Food Enjoyment, Healthy Lifestyle|

Picture Credit: SHW Photography ( We capture moments ) (Samuel O Homer-Williams) “A party without jollof is a meeting.” Nigerian parties are the best! We like to feed our guests until they can