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February 2018

The Importance of Fruits and Vegetables to Healthy Living

The importance of a good variety of fruits and vegetables to healthy living cannot be overemphasized. The World Health Organization (WHO) advises that we all eat a minimum of 400g of fruits and vegetables daily, equating to five portions. This recommended amount helps reduce the risk of serious health conditions including stroke, heart disease, obesity […]

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Eat Grape Fruits and Healthy Gums

While it is known that citric acids can weaken teeth and cause their erosion, a new study shows a different take on vitamin c and oral health. Performed by the Friedrich University in Germany and published in the British Dental Journal, the study reported that eating grapefruits everyday may help reduce bleeding gums and heal […]

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Organic Food Really is Healthier

Many people today still think organic food is mostly hype and a means for agriculturists to charge consumers more money for the benefits of richer, cleaner soil, as well as the absence of pesticides and genetically modified chemicals. However, in truth, organic foods are more nutritious and taste better. A study conducted by Newcastle University […]

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How Tea Lowers Blood Pressure and Increases the Risk of Heart Disease

The results of a recent study in Germany study prove that drinking tea lowers blood pressure and decreases the risk of heart disease. Indeed, black tea had a significant effect on artery dilation and expansion, vital in maintaining normal blood pressure levels. The important question arises― how can the consumption of black tea protect against […]

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Fish Oil as a Healthy Source of Good Fat

It is a well-known fact that fish oil is a healthy source of fat. A recent study suggests that it may also reduce fatty substances found in the blood of people that suffer from type 2 diabetes. The study, involving over 40 adults taking a supplement with 4 grams of fish oil over 8 weeks, […]

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Mary Akpa Live at BC Garden Café

On Sunday February 4, 2018, Omenka featured soulful singer Mary Akpa in “Harmattan Colours”, a live music concert at BC Garden Café. Born in Nigeria and raised in southern California, Mary Akpa brings a blend of grounded freedom to her music—a seamless blend of soul, jazz, electronic, and African influences. When Akpa was 18 years old, Arista/La Face Records discovered […]

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