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Cut down your sodium intake

You consume sodium every single day, and that's a good thing!  Our bodies need sodium to help maintain water and mineral balances and blood volume. But too much sodium can have negative effects on your health, such as an increased risk for high blood pressure (which contributes to heart disease and stroke).

Enhance your beauty with nutritious snacks

Are you tired of expensive skin creams, disappointing hair products and time-consuming beauty treatments? Then, it’s time to eat right to enhance your beautiful!
We give you 10 nutritious snacks that can solve your beauty problems.

Recipe: Seafood pancakes

Seafood pancakes


For the pancakes:

100g/3½oz plain flour, sifted

Fishy business

Fresh fish is not always healthier than frozen fish. Unless you know for sure it's high-quality fresh fish, go with frozen.

How I moved from gospel music to juju – Ayo Balogun

•BalogunFIFTY-four-year-old Ayotunde Kofoworola Balogun, widely known as Queen Ayo Balogun, is the president of the Association of Juju Musicians of Nigeria, (AJUMN). She has spent 17 years in the music industry, carving a niche for herself in the process. In this interview with BODE ODESEYE, she talks about various issues in the industry, her career and marital life. Excerpts:

Corn-on-the-Cob for the season

What food is more synonymous with this season than freshly picked corn on the cob?
Corn grows in 'ears', each of which is covered in rows of kernels that are then protected by the silk-like threads called 'corn silk' and encased in a husk.