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Solid Evidences Why Grapes May Act As A Natural Remedy To Fight Depression

 Including grapes in your diet may have a positive impact on your mental health as researchers have found that certain grape-derived compounds might be developed as therapeutic agents for the treatment of depression

The results, published online in the journal Nature Communications, indicate that these natural compounds may reduce depression by targeting newly discovered underlying mechanisms of the disease. “The discovery of these new, natural grape-derived polyphenol compounds targeting cellular and molecular pathways associated with inflammation may provide an effective way to treat a subset of people with depression and anxiety, a condition that affects so many people,” said lead researcher Giulio Maria Pasinetti, Professor at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. Here’s more on health benefits of grapes. Read More »

Delicious Banana Bread Recipe

This banana bread has been the most popular recipe for over 10 years. Thousands of people make it every day. Why?Because it really is the best banana bread recipe, period. You can mix everything in one bowl, you can vary the amount of sugar or bananas. And the secret to its great flavour? Melted butter. Read More »

Tips On Eating Healthy For Conception

 

Almost every woman knows that it is important to eat well while pregnant. The benefits it provides you and your baby is invaluable. But, do you also know how important it is to eat well even before you get pregnant? If you are actively trying to get pregnant you have to make sure your body is prepared to accept the challenge. Read More »

NIGERIAN AFANG SOUP RECIPE

The Nigerian Afang Soup is a native food for the Efik people of Akwa Ibom and Cross River states of Nigeria but enjoyed by all Nigerians. It is also very nutritious as the soup consists mainly of vegetables. Afang Soup is prepared with a generous quantity of Water leaves and the wild herbal Okazi leaves.
Afang soup is fast climbing the top of the list of popular Nigerian soup. If you are interested in exploring Nigerian foods, this delicious soup would definitely spur your interest in Nigerian foods.When I had my last child, I had this good friend of mine from Akwa Ibom that always comes to play with my children, she taught me how they prepare this soup and since then it’s been Afang soup back to back for hubby, he loves the soup like its going outta fashion..na wa o.Lol

So let’s make a delicious pot of afang soup, the list of ingredients below would make enough soup that would serve about 8 persons.

Ingredients for Cooking Afang Soup
 

400g sliced Okazi/Afang leaves

250g Water leaves

1-2KG of any meat of choice.( I used beef)

20 to 25 cl red palm oil

Beef, Kanda and Dry fish,Smoked fish(Titus),stockfish

2 tablespoons ground crayfish

Pepper and salt (to taste)

2 Knorr cubes

Fresh red/yellow Bell Pepper

1 medium sized Onions
 
 Preparation
 

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