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6 Foods You Should Avoid As A First-time Flyer In 2018

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Are you planning your first air trip in this New Year, 2018? What you consume before you board a plane can determine how your body feels on air and when you eventually arrive at your destination.
This information is very essential for first-time flyers whose main concern should be having minimal or no serious issues on their first time in an airplane.
In order not to further ruin your first air travel experience, Top African Health & Wellness Blog shares six foods you should avoid as a first-time flyer.
Below Are the Foods You Should Avoid If You Are Flying By Air:
Fried & Fast/Junk Food
If hungry before a flight, you may be tempted to eat fast food. However, you should know that taking fast and junk foods would make digestion difficult for your body. This may lead to heartburn or stomach upset. To avoid these issues on air, try as much as possible to eat a well-balanced diet.

Carbonated beverages
Like soda and beer, carbonated beverages can cause bloating. You may feel very uncomfo…

Follow These 4 Nutrition Tips for a Healthy Heart In 2018

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The protection of your heart against various diseases is very essential for your health in 2018. A healthy heart is dependent on a well-balanced diet. Taking a balanced diet helps lower the risk of heart diseases and also keeps cancer and other life-threatening diseases away.
Some of the giveaways you would gain in this article are how to restrain the calories in your diet, regulating consuming some particular foods and taking an assortment of foods for a healthy heart.
A well-balanced diet aids reduction of your blood pressure and cholesterol and this helps to lower the risk of heart disorders. Good nutrition also aids reduction of your weight in a healthy way. Below are some nutrition tips for a healthy heart.
4 Nutrition Tips for a Healthy Heart:
1. Eat A Lot of Fruits and Vegetables: Fruits and vegetables are very rich in minerals, vitamins, and fiber and are low in calories. Eating fruits and veggies is one of the best wellness tips to follow for a healthy heart because they contai…

4 Hip Hop Dance Moves For Fitness

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How many times have you been told, you just have to find an exercise that you enjoy! For some of us, the words exercise and enjoy can never be used in the same sentence. We can never see ourselves in an aerobics class. Biking can be fun as long as you can find a taxi with a bike rack to bring you home, and running? If you see us running, you can bet someone is chasing us. For us there no passion waiting to be sparked.

Still, we know we have to exercise to be healthy. So we set out on a quest for a form of exercise that doesn’t make us want to find a backdoor to slip out of. You may be surprised to know that Hip Hop dance is a great cardio workout and it builds muscle tone in every part of the body. Best of all, you can do it wrong.

Hip Hop is the master of the “I meant to do that move”. You can totally fail at executing a move and six other people will try to make that same move because they saw you do it.

All you need are some good danc…

Stubborn Body Fat: How To Transform Your Body In 2018

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You Must Transform Your Body Now - "The first step towards transformation is awareness” Have you accidentally programmed your body to be fat for life?
That’s an incredibly scary thought, yet it may be true!
Remember back to a time when you made the decision to slay stubborn fat.
Once motivated, I’m sure you did whatever you believed was necessary at the time to drop those ugly and unwanted pounds.
Did you go on a diet?
Did you start an exercise program?
Did you buy a fat loss product that promised amazing results?
Regardless of the path you chose, obviously your efforts were not fully rewarded since you’re here with me right now.
Even the most effective actions for slaying stubborn fat and improving health mean nothing if you have unconsciously programmed your body to be fat for life.
What stopped you before and may continue to prevent you from achieving rapid and permanent fat loss results?
It definitely isn’t your body.
Instead, it’s your mind that orders your body to respond to its every …

What are the Health Benefits of Corn Pap (Ogi or Akamu)?

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Do You Know The Health Benefits of Corn Pap (Ogi or Akamu)?
Corn pap, commonly known locally as Akamu, Ogi or Eko, is a fermented cereal pudding widely consumed in Nigeria, and it is made from maize. Traditionally, the grain is soaked in water for up to three days before wet-milling and sieving to remove husks. The filtered cereal is then allowed to ferment for up to three days until sour. Subsequently, it is boiled into a pap or cooked to make a creamy pudding.
Produced from maize, Corn pap is a nutritious meal which is a good source of carbohydrate, B vitamins (pantothenic acid – B5, niacin – B3, riboflavin and thiamine – B1), folic acid, vitamins A and C, potassium, chromium, selenium, zinc, phosphorous, magnesium and many others.
Its consumption is very important to everyone including nursing mothers and babies. People who are ailing from an illness are always advised to drink corn pap because of its smoothness and the energy it gives to the body.
Below are 6 health benefits of Pap (…

Health: Turning on the AC Immediately You Enter Your Hot Car Is Dangerous

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Do You Turn On Your AC Immediately You Get Into Your Car And Start The Engine?

Do you perceive the smell of heated plastics when you enter a parked car with hot temperature? Do you know this smell is dangerous to your health? What do you know about the toxicity of parked motor vehicle indoor air?
Do you always turn on your air conditioner immediately you enter you parked car which had become hot after a period of time? Do you even know if your car is killing you with Benzene?
There are many different things that we humans do that gradually endanger our lives. Some of these things are due to unawareness or plain ignorance. There are many best safe practices tip and information all over the internet that we need to equip ourselves, friends and family members with. It is never too late to make a vital change that could positively help our health improve. A lot of people have died of cancerous diseases all around the world. Some of the exposures to cancers emanates from cars.

What To Do When…

Dog Bites: All You Need To Know About Rabies

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Have you ever been beaten by a dog or has any member of your family or friends go through the painful incident with a mad dog? One of the diseases that can be contracted after a dog bite is rabies. And people are always asking, “Can rabies kill a human?” What is rabies?Rabies is a deadly disease transmitted from animals to humans, and it is caused by a virus. There are two clinical indicators of rabies – frantic and paralytic. Frantic rabies is the most common form of human rabies.
Early symptoms of rabies can include fever and tingling at the site of exposure. These symptoms are followed by one or more of the following symptoms: uncontrolled excitement, confusion, violent movements, fear of water, an inability to move parts of the body, and loss of consciousness.
Once symptoms appear, the outcome is closely always death.
The time period between contracting the disease and the start of symptoms is usually one to three months, however, this time period can differ from less than one week to…

Coconut Water: 6 Incredible Health Benefits We Can Derive From It

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Are you aware that coconut water is beneficial to the human body?
Do you know the many benefits of coconut water? What are the benefits of drinking coconut water?
What are the benefits of coconut water to the skin? Have you heard of the use of coconut water for weight loss? This blog post aims to enlighten our blog readers more on the subject matter.
Coconut water is delicious, refreshing, contains many nutrients and has many amazing health benefits.
Below are 6 health benefits of coconut water:
1. Aids Digestion
Coconut water is a natural source of relief for digestive distresses like indigestion and acid reflux. Due to its high concentration of fiber and how light it is on the stomach, it helps prevent indigestion and reduces the occurrence of acid reflux.

2. Rehydrates the Body
If you need to quench your thirst quickly, coconut water is the go-to solution because of its electrolyte composition. It helps to re-hydrate the body in the occurrence of dehydration and fluid loss through diarr…

Man Got Blind In One Eye After An Intense Lovemaking

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Man went blind in one eye due to intense climax

Have you ever had an unusual health issue happen to you after a romp with your lover? Are there any known aftereffects of a strenuous sexual activity? 
Well, a new research revealed a man had to visit the hospital after going blind in one eye following a “vigorous” sex session. 
A report published in the British Medical Journal revealed that the 29-year-old man went to an emergency eye clinic after suffering partial sight loss in his left eye the morning after a strenuous romp.
Researchers mentioned that he is likely to have burst a blood vessel in his eye during an intense orgasm.
It is assumed he was performing a Valsalva manoeuvre, which happens when a person tenses their abdominal muscles and holds their breath, forcing air against a closed windpipe and putting pressure on the chest.
This action can lead to a burst of blood vessels, doctors said. 
The report revealed that initially doctors were confused by the cause of the man’s injury and …

4 Reasons You May Want To Avoid Swimming In Public Pools

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Do you enjoy swimming? And for many of you who can’t afford a personal pool in your homes, do you know enough about public pool dangers?
Have you ever had these questions come to your mind, "Are public pools clean? Are public swimming pools hygienic?"
Are you thinking about taking a dip in a public pool to cool off? Well, you may want to have a rethink. Many public pools are saddled with various germs - and, if not treated properly, can pose a major health risk.
These questions will come to your mind, “What are hazards in a swimming pool? Are there any potential hazards in a public swimming pool? Are there chlorinated swimming pools health risks?"

Before heading to the swimming pool next time, find out what could be prowling in the water, and learn how to protect yourself and your family from unwanted hazards.
Below are 4 Reasons You May Want to Quit Swimming in Public Pools:

1. 1 in 5 adults urinates in the poo
Though, it may seem like a habit most people would discontinue af…

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