Nigeria Food Produce

Listed here are health benefits and food values of all Nigeria fresh food produce sold in local Nigeria markets be it in shops, groceries or open markets. Most of the products are also found in other Western African countries.

Cocoa Facts and Nutritional Contents

The health benefits of cocoa range from rich to moderate, and traces of some vitamins and mineral contents which have astonishing effects on the human body. This, in no particular order, includes phosphorous, manganese, zinc, selenium, iron,...

Health Benefits Of Processed Cassava - Garri

Garri adds a lot of health benefits to human health which is not just limited to giving energy to the body. There are some other important nutrition it contains that surprisingly adds benefits to health and lifestyle...

About Bambara Groundnut and its Health Benefits

Nutritional Values and Health Benefits Of Bambara Groundnut This type of food crop, also known as Bambara nuts is predominately cultivated in West Africa, it is a type of groundnut and also is one of the common...

About Cowpea and Nutritional Benefits

When it comes to nutrition - Cowpea is one of the food crops that has a lot to offer especially in terms of incredible health benefits!. Cowpeas is more than just a legume, as there are many...

About Groundnut and Its Health Benefit

Groundnut, also known as peanut is not just good because it tastes good in any form. The nuts are extremely good for human’s health due to its rich content of protein, healthy fat oil as well...

Palm Oil Benefits and Nutritional Value

The proven health benefits of palm oil also known as "red oil" are numerous to count and includes vision improvement, skin nourishment and hair growth improvement, contains unsaturated fat, treatment of vitamin A deficiency, highly rich in vitamin...

About Maize and Its Health Benefits

Maize, which is also known as Corn is one of the major food crops in most parts of the world and it contains nutrients which provide the body with great and remarkable health benefits, such that...

Nutritional and Health Benefits of Yam Tubers

Actually there are a lot of health benefits of yam that most people are not aware of aside from its good taste and high nutrients.   Here are some very important health benefits of yam you should know.   1....

About Breadfruit and Its Nutritional Values

Breadfruits have excellent benefits to human health and total wellbeing. It can be consumed in cooked form, baked or fried. Either which way provides heart-friendly nutrients and other wonderful whole nutrients.   This delicious food crop provides...

About Sesame Seed or Beniseed and its Health Benefits

Sesame or beniseed is gotten from sesame plant and they are rich in several important compounds and nutrients that add value to the overall human health. There are present of good number of nutrient-dense condiments in beniseed...

About Soybean and its Health Benefits

The wonderful health benefit of soybeans includes rich in protein, rich in vitamin, helps to prevent cardiovascular diseases, high mineral content promotes weight loss and helps to soften the skin. Also helps relieves depression, contains phytic acid,...

About Nutritional and Health Benefits of Rice

As far as rice is concerned in Nigeria, Africa and some other countries of the world, locally grown rice popularly called “Local Rice”, “Ofada Rice” or “Abakaliki Rice” in Nigeria, and other names in other countries...

About Health Benefits Of Kola Nuts And Bitter Kola

Kola nuts just as bitter cola have many incredible health benefits which will be discussed in details in the subsections of this article. However, the benefits which kola nuts provide for health have no difference with that...

About Health Benefits And Nutritional Value Of Millet

Millets contain lots of macro and micronutrients which includes magnesium, protein, phosphorus, carbohydrates, copper, manganese, dietary fiber, fats, water soluble and fat soluble vitamins, tryptophan, potassium, calcium, antioxidants and lots more.   Below are Benefits of Millet: 1. Rich...

About Melon Seed (Egusi) And Its Numerous Health Benefits

Melon seed (egusi) is a popular food crop in Nigeria and other African countries that comes with lots of health benefits which are vital for children, young and old, men and women.   Melon seed is popularly or...

Surprising Health Benefits Of Sugarcane and Sugarcane Juice

Sugarcane is known for its high sugar content which makes it the main source for sugar production,  and because of this reason, it has been debated by many whether it is good for health or not...

About Nutritional and Health Benefits of Onions

Onions have great nutritional benefits which include; rich in antioxidants, reduces the risk of cataracts, fights against cancer, improves digestion, helps to stimulate the immune system, lowers blood sugar level, it enhances the brain, boost energy,...

About Nutritional Values and Numerous Health Benefits of Eating Crayfish

The nutrients contained in crayfish makes it good for our everyday diets, as it contains essential nutrients needed by the body, and in some cases, apart from eating crayfish as a food condiments, it can be...

About Nutrition Facts and Health Benefits of Sorghum

Studies show that sorghum is rich in numerous vitamins and minerals which are good for health as they provide the body with the adequate energy needed and other necessary benefits to improve health and lifestyle.   Listed here...

Nutrition Facts and Health Benefits of Groundnut Oil

Groundnut oil is one of the major vegetable oils used in cooking and frying, and as the name implies, it is produced from groundnuts and in some countries it is called Peanut oil which contains many beneficial nutrients. The...

About Plantain Health Benefits and Nutritional Values

This is one of the sought after tropical food crops in terms of demands, while some like it because of the nutritional benefits especially in the provision of iron, some do like it because of its...

Health Benefits and Nutritional Values of Okpa

Okpa which is also known as Bambara groundnut pudding, Bambara beans or Bambara nut pudding has a lot of uncountable and amazing health benefits which is good for the body and vital for the normal functioning of the body as well. In Nigeria,...

Health Benefits of Palm Wine

Palm wine might be known as a local alcoholic drink which has a sweet taste when freshly tapped and is enjoyed by as many that loved it either when sweet or sour, thus refreshing them all...

Health Benefits of Tiger Nuts

Most people may not be aware of the nutrients contained in tiger nuts (fresh or dried) which is very beneficial to health; which is why this article has provided you with lots of information on its...

About Honey and its Health Benefits

Honey is a complete food which has a very sweet taste, and not just that, it contains a lot of nutrients including minerals and several plant compounds that provides the body with the vital nutrients it...

Health Benefits of Corn Flour

Corn Flour is enriched with essential nutrients including the pronounced minerals and other beneficial plant compounds which provide some stunning benefits to human health. Many people may not be aware of the benefits corn flour has to offer which...

Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is one of the carrier oils which has been proven to contain lots of nutrients which does not make it only suitable for consumption but also for the overall improvement of the health and...

Sweet Potatoes and its Health Benefits

Sweet potatoes might be loved by many because of its crunchy and sweet taste especially when fried, but there is more to that as it is one of the food crops among the root tubers that...

Health Benefits of Yam Flour

Yam flour is derived from yam and contains essential nutrients which are beneficial to man. Locally, it is known as “Elubo”, the yam flour and "Amala" which is the popular dish made from the flour and...