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    London, June 16, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Mushrooms are being increasingly researched and used for their important health benefits with different varieties having different medicinal properties. All types of edible mushrooms contain varying degrees of protein and fibre. They also contain B vitamins as well as a powerful antioxidant called selenium, which helps to support the immune system and prevent ...
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    London, June 12, 2019 (AltAfrica)-The national government in Ghana says pupils under the School Feeding Programme will be served cocoa drink as breakfast from September 2019, the beginning of next academic year The Acting National Coordinator of the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP), Gertrude Quashigah says an official announcement of the new component of the programme, ...
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    Asaba, November 9, 2018 (AltAfrica)-The adolescent nutrition programme, an initiative of the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) to tackle challenges emanating from early childhood malnutrition in Nigeria, was Thursday launched in Asaba, oil rich South-South, the Delta State capital, with a unanimous call for greater attention to adolescents. Wife of the Delta State ...
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    “You are what you eat,” said Charles Agyemang, a Ghanaian who is now an associate professor at the University of Amsterdam, where he studies obesity and chronic disease. KFC alone, he said, is only one factor in the country’s obesity epidemic, but it represents the embrace of western foods. In Ghana, he said, “eating local ...