Showing posts with label diseases. Show all posts
Showing posts with label diseases. Show all posts

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Heart Diseases: Nutritionists Recommends Regular Consumption Of Palm Oil

A nutritionist at the Wuse General Hospital in Abuja, Hajiya Jummai Abdul, has said that regular consumption of palm oil could be effective in preventing stroke, heart attack and other diseases.
Abdul told journalists in Abuja that palm oil also “aids circulation of blood and controls sugar level”.
According to her, palm oil contains essential fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, antioxidant and phytonutrients that are essential for good health.
Phytonutrients are nutrients derived from plant materials that are necessary for sustaining human life.
She said that palm oil was also beneficial in pregnancy, as it helped in improving Vitamin A status for mother and child.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Firm, NMA propose 21-day campaign against communicable diseases

Reckitt Benckiser and the Nigerian Medical Association have called on government and other stakeholders involved in the fight against communicable diseases to promote a 21-day hand washing campaign across the country.
According to them, this campaign will educate Nigerians and increase awareness on hand washing as a means to killing bacteria and germs which cause communicable


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