In the quest to find foods and drinks that will help flatten abs, there are a lot of big claims made by manufacturers and few real results.
Advice about health and dinner-table diplomacy for parents of vegetarian kids.
Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) has called on the Ghana Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) to ensure the mandatory labelling of all genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in all food and feed in the country.
Maybe there's no need for a fountain of youth after all. New research suggests that cutting calories by 15% for two years can slow the metabolic process that leads to ageing and protects against age-related diseases.
Honey and over-the-counter medicines should be the first line of treatment for most people with coughs, new guidelines recommend.
The health benefits of lettuce include lower cholesterol levels, prevention of cancer, protection of neurons, regular sleep, anxiety control, lower inflammation...
Wearing looser underpants could be a simple way for men to improve their sperm count and the hormones that control it, a US study suggests.
The US Food and Drug Administration is advising people to avoid eating fresh crab meat from Venezuela because of potential contamination by bacteria.
Here are 4 foods that can help you gain weight the healthy way.
Vitamin D is an essential vitamin for overall health, as well as strong and healthy bones. It has consistently been a hot topic due to the fantastic health benefits it can provide
Africa's biggest annual food experience, the GTBank Food and Drink Fair is on a mission to bring the continent's culinary culture to the global stage.
The world is obsessed with fad diets and weight loss, yet few of us know how a kilogram of fat actually vanishes off the scales.
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.
If you understand cancer prevention as taking measures to reduce the risk of developing cancer, then yes, leading a healthy lifestyle will prevent cancer.
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.