Chicken Facts

  I think one of the unanswered questions I had from childhood would be either ‘why did the chicken cross the road?’ Or “Which came first, the chicken or the egg?’. The morning call you hear on the farm every morning is actually the rooster crowing “cock-a-doodle-doo”. The female is called a hen and she…

Snail

    No doubt, Some of us who go into restaurants and tell the waitress ‘I want pounded yam with vegetable soup that has plenty assorted snail’. Yep I see you. Well today we are looking into snails. The animals remarkable for their impeccable speed WINK. Snail is a common name for gastropod molluscs that…

Soya Bean and It’s Benefits

  SOYBEAN We all must have heard the term soy sauce somewhere before Soybeans. Well today we are diving into the world of soybean.  Soybean which goes by the scientific name Glycine max is a leguminous vegetable that grows in tropical and temperate climate. Soybean has been cultivated in China for thousands of years, and…

Benefits of Honey

  5 years ago my mother made a heart breaking decision to stop our processed sugar intake and replace it by honey. Well it might not sound like much to you but look at it from the aspect of people who had only been taking processed sugar up till that point, then you would understand…

Carrot in Nigeria

  Nigeria, West Africa is well blessed with varieties of food crops and carrots are no exception, carrot is largely cultivated in the Northern Nigeria. Major producing states are Plateau, Kano, Kaduna, Sokoto, Jos. This crunchy delight is made up of 88% water, 4.7% sugar, 2.8% dietary fiber, 1% ash, 0.9% protein and 0.2% fat.…

The Importance of Rubber

  Did you know? Wrapping sliced fruits with rubber prevent brown coloration….. I bet you don’t know this.   We are going to be diving into the world of elasticity and no way better than to use the the importance of “Rubber”. When people talk about “rubber”, they don’t usually specify what kind. There are…

How to Keep a Healthy Pig

  Pigs Feed Pigs are omnivores. This means they eat all kinds of things. To produce a well-balanced diet, a range of other ingredients should be included e.g (vegetables, fruit,meat meal, fishmeal, soybean meal, blood meal, tallow, minerals, vitamins, salt, limestone and vegetables). Farmers have to know a lot about pigs to make a healthy…

Onions Facts

  Sometime ago, few friends came visiting on a Saturday evening, so we decided to hang out to cool off after a stressful week. As we discussed all along, a friend said “Apparently raw, cut onions absorbs bacteria, so should never slice an onion and eat it later because it’s chock full of bacteria that…

Health Benefits of Mangoes

  Mangoes are juicy stone fruit (drupe) from numerous species of tropical trees belonging to the flowering plant genus Mangifera, cultivated mostly for their edible fruit. Mangoes have been named the most widely consumed fruit in the world. … While the skin color of mangoes can vary from green to red, yellow, or orange, the…