Daily Archives: October 4, 2017

Sunlight and 'right' microbes convert Arctic carbon into carbon dioxide

Nearly half of the organic carbon stored in soil around the world is contained in Arctic permafrost, which has experienced rapid melting, and that organic material could be converted to…

Program Manager – Livelihood at Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO)

Program Manager – Livelihood at Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO)

Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO), is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high impact approach brings people…

Rice farmers, processors to slash price of locally produced rice to N6,000 per bag

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) says it will reduce the price of locally produced rice from N18,000 per 50kg. bag to N6,000 within the next few…

What’s New and Beneficial About Apples

The phytonutrients in apples can help you regulate your blood sugar. Recent research has shown that apple polyphenols can help prevent spikes in blood sugar through a variety of mechanisms…

Paw Paw Leaf

Paw Paw Leaf

Paw paw leaf has many beneficial medicinal properties. Studies have demonstrated that it may have anti-cancer (due to the enzyme papain, found exclusively in paw paw leaves), anti-oxidative…

13 Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

13 Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds are the only seeds that are alkaline-forming; in this world of highly acidic diets, that is a very good thing. But there are many other health benefits…

5 Delicious Soups and Stews that Will Clear Your Sinuses

5 Delicious Soups and Stews that Will Clear Your Sinuses

Between autumn allergies and seasonal viruses, we could all use some sinus clearing this time of year. Before you reach for over-the-counter remedies that cause rebound reactions (clear…

Vegan Baked Cabbage Rolls

Vegan Baked Cabbage Rolls

Vegan Baked Cabbage Rolls stuffed with flavorful chickpeas, topped with tomato sauce, and baked to perfection in the oven. In these Vegan Baked Cabbage Rolls, chickpeas take the place of…

Gut bacteria metabolism may factor into hypertension

One in three American adults suffers from high blood pressure, or hypertension. The disease can be passed down in families, and certain lifestyle factors such as smoking, high-sodium diets…

Program Officer, Catfish Pilot Programme at Oxfam Nigeria

Program Officer, Catfish Pilot Programme at Oxfam Nigeria

Oxfam is a confederation of 17 Affiliates committed to creating a just world without poverty. In Nigeria Oxfam works in the areas of Economic Justice/Sustainable Livelihoods, Humanitarian Programming to…