Apart from containing sugar, ice cream also contains Vitamin A, D, protein, calcium, potassium, iodine, phosphorus and zinc. It also contains high amount of calories, which varies according to flavors
Fiber is simply a non-digestible carbohydrates in foods. It is different from other diets because while other food undergo the process of digestion and leaving the friendly bacteria in the gut a small amount of food for metabolism, fibre moves directly to the gut without the process of digestion, thereby being a very good nutrients mainly for the digestive system.
Moi moi as it is called, is one of the most consumed and most popular processed food in Nigeria, “I don’t know for other places”. Made from beans, and with amazing sweet taste.
For a very long time now, I have been writing on health benefits of some foods, but I once thought of IF THERE IS ANY FOOD WITHOUT ANY HEALTH BENEFITS.
Also known as earth almond or chufa nuts. Tiger Nut are not nut but tuber. A tuber from Cyperus esculentus plant, which is also called yellow nutsedge. It is only called tiger nut because of the stripes on it.
The uses and importance of palm oil is so vast that it covers a wide range of importance both medically and spiritually but the popular and well known use of palm oil is for cooking, especially local meals like some African dishes such as; bitter leaf soup, oha soup, yam porridge and many other delicacies.
Apart from its numerous health benefits, avocado is also a skin beautifier that keeps the skin healthier and glowing. This is due to a good content of essential fatty acids and essential vitamins (A and C), Antioxidants and other nutrients required by the skin in avocado.
Groundnut or peanut as some people might call it, is a leguminous food crop with the botanical name Arachis hypogaea, which is full of healthy benefits due to its large content of nutrients.
Iron is one of the minerals needed by the body for adequate growth and development. There are many other mineral supplements needed by the body, such as potassium, magnesium, manganese, etc, but iron seems to be on a grade of utmost importance and essential to the body.