Growing Ghanaian taste for foreign foods at the expense of local dishes has a long-term implication on the country’s cultural values and identity.
The Upper West Regional Director of Health Services has stated that right from the planning stages of health delivery in Ghana, nutrition was not accorded the necessary importance.
Often associated with Italians, pizza is one amazing meal or should we call it a snack that is enjoyed worldwide.
Weight loss is still incredibly challenging for most people, as evidenced by the growing global obesity epidemic.
It will probably take longer to read this article than it will to start a pot of soul-satisfying chilli bubbling on the stove.
A food diary will show you whether you include all the food groups in adequate amounts, the variety of foods you consume, the amount of sugar and undesirable foods, and the frequency of intake.
Nestlé Ghana in collaboration with the Ghana Nutrition Society has held a nutrition workshop to foster stronger collaboration to address micronutrient deficiencies in Ghana.
Diets and the benefits they reportedly offer have always made the headlines.
Considering introducing solids to your baby is a good step, but wait a minute! Have you put all the essentials into consideration?
It’s been all over the news – new research suggests that eating lots (and lots and lots) of fruit and vegetables may give us longer lives.
Jenni June raised four kids as a single mom, in homes in Oregon and Southern California where she wasn’t able to have air conditioning. She says it was hard to see her kids struggle to sleep in the summer heat.
A Nutritionist, Dr. Ben Nuako is calling on the Ghana Standards Authority to beef up security at the various ports to prevent the purported importation of plastic rice.
This makes it a little harder to hate them so much. Leathery strings of death.
An egg a day might help undernourished young children grow to a healthy height, according to a six-month study in Ecuador.
Finding yourself in a scramble trying to figure out the difference between brown and white eggs? We cracked down and found the answers.
Avocado is a fruit grown in warm regions of the world and is a valued ingredient in several dishes worldwide.
When studies first suggested that alcohol, in moderation, may improve health, many of us were delighted at the news.
Choccywoccydoodah, a U.K. chocolaterie, specializes in gigantic, incredibly detailed chocolate Easter eggs.
What if you could plop a strange orb of water into your mouth instead of keeping a water bottle on deck? That’s the goal of Skipping Rocks Lab, a London startup seeking to prevent 1 billion water bottles from reaching the ocean each year.
As I bite into a fresh apple, I stop to think about what I am eating. I am consuming a fruit, which means I am absorbing fructose.
Price increases helped Unilever report a smaller-than-expected slowdown in third-quarter sales on Thursday.
When you next visit the supermarket, tread carefully, because your food choices could be cutting years off your life.
It appears the subtle battle between Ghanaians, and Nigerians over the place of origin of jollof rice is not about ending.
Evaporated milk is a shelf-stable milk with 60% less water (thus, 60% less volume) than regular milk. Stabilizers and vitamins are added, but no sweeteners or flavorings.
It’s easy to forget the power of what is on our dinner plate.
Dishes prepared in Ghana are losing their taste and this is negatively impacting the health of consumers says food and hospitality expert, Joe Wilson Tetteh.
As we age, our brains naturally shrink and our risk of having a stroke, dementia or Alzheimer's rise, and almost everyone experiences some kind of memory loss.
It's sometimes said that eating a lot of bananas at once could be dangerous - it has even been suggested that eating more than six in one sitting could kill you. Can this really be true?
Orca Deco, a major retailer of home products, office furniture and outdoor accessories in Ghana has announced the opening of the “Get More at Orca”
Like most teenagers, Lydia Davies was excited about spreading her wings at university. But the chaotic lifestyle of boozy nights out and student house living plunged her into the depths of anorexia.
Philip Paul is a frog seller - and he and his wife and daughter love to eat them. The family hails from central Benue state but live in the north-east, where people are not so keen on them.
It happens to the best of us. You've got that jollof cooking and turn away to make that quick phone call and before you know it, you have charred food and a blackened pot
While storing in the freezer is another option, cooked meats tend to lose some of their flavor and texture in supercold temps.
Information on diet soda and weight loss fluctuates as often as the scale: Drinking it can help you lose more weight than drinking plain water, says one study.
Major study of men’s sperm discovers men who eat regular quantities of fruit and vegetables with pesticide residue on them have half the sperm count of men who eat less pesticide covered produce.
The boys in the lab have put their juicy brains to best possible use and come up with a production technique that not only enhances the flavour of chocolate, but makes it better for us
A British woman got a little more than she paid for when she found the world's most venomous spider hitching a ride on bananas that she bought at the grocery store, according to local reports.
Part of a simple, healthy life is cutting through the clutter, purging the pantry, and purchasing only what's needed. Just the basics.
Despite the convenience and efficiency of a juicer, there are ways in which you can get your juice or smoothie without the handy juicy machine.
Learn how to properly store your groceries to keep food flavorful, save money on groceries, and reduce food waste.
Drinking wine in moderation can boost your immunity and help you lose weight. Moreover, it preserves your memory and makes you more cheerful.
Peanuts are often left out of the 'healthy nut' snacks and while yes, they are technically a legume, there are many reasons why you should be eating peanuts and peanut butter.
Cashew nuts are full of anti-oxidants, vitamins and minerals which are required for the normal functioning of the body.
Imagine the following scenario. You're engaged in conversation at a dinner party with friends that you feel comfortable enough to discuss "hot button" topics with.
It is helpful around the home, has tons of natural health properties and more! If you don’t believe us, then just check out the list of all the amazing uses for coconut oil!
These nutrients provide energy and keep your body functioning at its optimum level. Below are the six most important health benefits you can acquire from drinking soy milk.
While pineapples are typically regarded as a sweet fruit, their high acid content can result in canker sores on the tongue.
Soursop fruit offers a variety of positive content for human health, ranging from fruits, leaves, and even trees. Soursop leaves in fact contain many benefits to herbal medicine materials, and to maintain body condition.
Since pineapple is easy to prepare, you can enjoy it with little effort daily or weekly.
For those with acne or other blemishes on the surface of the skin, topical application of coconut water can go a great distance as it has the ability to clear up and subsequently tone the skin.