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Want To Get Pregnant? Eat These 8 Foods

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There are various foods that help promote fertility and here are the most popular ones:

1. Beans

Plant protein is very good to help you maintain a balanced diet. Eating right and eating well balanced meals with high nutritional value could help you with conceiving your precious baby. Beans are rich in plant protein. There are all sorts of beans ranging from the brown beans cow-pea, white beans and black beans. Eat beans to promote fertility.

2.Whole Milk

Whole milk is also a god source of protein which you can incorporate into your diet. A friend of mine claims that Ice-cream contains whole milk; she downloads at least 3 cups daily. Please do not engage in such. You can have a small cup of Ice-cream but not 3 large cups. That is counterproductive.

3.Shellfish

Eat Shell fish to get the required vitamin B12 and fatty acids which helps in fertilization. Some examples are Crustaceans like Crabs, Lobsters, Shrimps/ prawns.You can also eat oysters.

4.Salmon

Salmon fish is not only Yummy but as well a healthy source of Omega 3 fatty acids

5.Complex carbs

Wheat is a type of complex carbohydrate which takes longer to digest. It is said that high insulin levels can affect hormones for pregnancy. Hence, it is good to keep it stable by eating complex carbohydrates. Also, it is low in calorie versus refined carbohydrates. So, eat high fibre and complex carbohydrates like Brown rice or Wheat bread. You can check this with your doctor.

6. Leafy Greens

Eat green vegetables; they are your best friends. Vegetables are high in essential vitamins and minerals for your organs and body.We have a lot of vegetables in Africa. Pumpkin leaves (popularly Known as Ugwu), Ewedu, Spinach, broccoli are just few examples of vegetables you should add to your diet. A lady once told me: But I eat vegetable soup nau! I simply told her “Is it the one you overcooked?” Then she went silent deep in her thoughts. When you want to eat vegetables, try not to overcook them. Short steaming is fine.

7. Olive Oil

Try to cook with Olive Oil which will also help your insulin levels. Olive Oil has special benefits so tap into it quick.

8. Bananas

You better start going bananas for this high potassium food. Potassium is one of the essential minerals that help regulate the body. If your potassium levels are low, your body will be weak and you may experience nausea.Banana helps boost fertility for both men and women.

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Healthcare Workers To Receive Coca-Cola-Funded PPEs From Nigerian Red Cross

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Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus disease in Nigeria, our healthcare workers have continued to lead the charge against the disease. As the number of recorded COVID-19 cases in Nigeria began to increase, these healthcare workers rose to the challenge and fought tirelessly to protect the lives of Nigerians impacted by the disease.

Considering the risks these healthcare workers face, there is a crucial need for adequate protective equipment for these brave frontline workers.

Coca-Cola is excited that over 400,000 Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) procured to support the intervention efforts of the Nigerian Government and other key stakeholders to fight the COVID 19 pandemic have arrived. We do believe that this will to provide succor to our healthcare workers on the frontlines

These PPEs comprise N95 respirators, surgical masks, examination gloves, face shields, medical gowns, no-touch thermometers, disposable aprons, heavy-duty rubber gloves, rubber boots, basic masks, disposable gloves, and hand sanitizers.

Since the first confirmed case of the disease in Nigeria reported in February, over 800 healthcare workers have contracted the disease. While Nigerians are encouraged to stay home where possible and practice social distancing, these healthcare workers are needed across the country in the continued fight against the disease.

This donation forms part of The Coca-Cola Foundation’s COVID-19 relief interventions in Nigeria. The Coca-Cola Foundation has provided $2.5m in grant to IFRC who seeks to directly impact the lives of 1.4 million people in Nigeria and across other countries in West and Central Africa under this partnership.

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COVID-19: Cross River Govt Kicks Against Stigmatisation, Urges Residents To Get Tested

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The Cross River Government has kicked against stigmatisation of people with COVID-19 in the state.

The Commissioner for Health, Dr. Betta Edu stated this on Monday while sensitizing the residents of Yakurr and Abi Local Government Areas of the state.

Dr. Edu while sensitizing the residents of the area pointed out that the disease is not a death sentence, rather residents should go for test to know their status.

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She went on to emphasize the need for leaders within the communities to get involved in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, ways to prevent the disease, and preventable deaths adding that testing centres have been established in both communities.

She also reiterated the need to strengthen the health system and promote health within the communities.

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PTF: Despite Presenting Negative COVID-19 Results, 40 Percent Of Passengers On A Single Int’l Flight Tested Positive

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The Federal Government has raised the alarm over COVID-19 test results being presented by international flights passenger.

Sani Aliyu, the national coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, raised the alarm while appearing before a joint Senate committee on health and aviation.

Read Also: The Right Ways To Enlist Nurse Call System To Fight Covid-19

Ibrahim Oloriegbe, chairman, Senate Committee on Health, at the meeting, had expressed concern about the protocols for international flight operations about COVID-19 test requirements.

Responding to the concern, Aliyu expressed that some international flight passengers who presented negative COVID-19 results tested positive for thereon arrival in Nigeria.

Aliyu said there was an instance in which 40 percent of passengers on a single flight tested positive for COVID-19, despite presenting negative COVID-19 results before boarding.

Speaking further, he justified the measure put in place for flight operations, while he also revealed that the validity period of test had been reduced to four days from the initial seven days to prevent repeat occurrences.

 

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