Stop Eating Suya, Isi-Ewu, Kilishi - Minister of Health Warns!

Stop Eating Suya, Isi-Ewu, Kilishi - Minister of Health Warns!
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Stop Eating Suya, Isi-Ewu, Kilishi - Minister of Health Warns!

Minister of Health advises Nigerians to stop eating Suya, Kilisi, Isi-ewu as they contribute to premature deaths.


The Federal Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole says Suya, Isi- ewu, Kilisi and others are some of the biggest contributors to early deaths in Nigeria.

Stop Eating Suya, Isi-Ewu, Kilishi - Minister of Health Warns!
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The Minister who disclosed this while delivering a keynote address at the First Annual Black Tie Gala event organized by the Tristate Heart Foundation (THF) said that the unhealthy diet of Nigerians often leads to hypertension, which is the leading cardiovascular disease in Nigeria, resulting in a stroke.

Minister Adewole noted that 1 in every 5 Nigerians is hypertensive and at risk of premature death.

"Sadly, there is widespread low consumption of proteins, fruits and vegetables and increasing patronage of fast food outlets by the population,"

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"There is also a large promotion of sweetened products such as carbonated drinks, pastries, candies and other refined sugars, while excessive intake of salt is promoted by food additives such as monosodium glutamate common in delicacies such as suya, kilisi, isi-ewu, ngwo-ngwo, among others."

He, therefore, advised Nigerians to stop eating these food items, in particular; Suya, Isi-Ewu, Ngo Ngwo, Kilishi, among others.


Source: Daily Trust

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