As we celebrate women this month of March, we turn our attention to fibroids, a common health condition with a high incidence amongst women of African heritage and highlight some foods that can help in preventing and managing this condition.
Dried shrimps and prawns play an important role in West African cuisine – they are usually ground into a powder and used as a condiment to flavour a variety of dishes. But did you know they are packed with nutrients too?
Type 2 Diabetes is a lifelong condition in which the body does not produce enough of or make proper use of insulin, a hormone needed to control the conversion of starchy food into energy in the form of glucose. This results in dangerously high levels of glucose in the blood which, if left uncontrolled can have serious long-term health complications such as blindness, limb amputations, kidney failure and an increased risk of strokes and heart attacks.
Our resident nutrition expert Angela Tella shares her thoughts on a new survey on the salt content of African and Caribbean dishes served in some London restaurants.
I read a very interesting news article today and was contacted by a few people who wanted to know my thoughts in light of the imminent launch of my two books. The article contained the findings of a survey of dishes served in African and Caribbean restaurants, most of which were found to contain astronomically high amounts of salt. This echoes one