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Protein is crucial to good health. In fact, the name comes from the Greek word proteos, meaning “primary” or “first place.” Proteins are made up of amino acids that join together to form long chains. You can think of a protein as a string of beads in which each bead is an amino acid. There are 20...

Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, the Minister of Health, on Friday announced that effective July 1, 2018, all medicine prices under the National Health Insurance...

I didn’t understand why I was so easily impatient with my kids, when I really wanted to help them with homework. Instead, I got frustrated, lecturing...

Losing weight can be a challenge on its own, let alone from a specific area of your body. Particularly, extra fat in the face is an incredibly frustrating...

  Flour is a common ingredient in many foods, including breads, desserts and noodles. It’s also often used as a thickener in sauces and soups. Most...

Brown rice is a food often associated with healthy eating. Considered a whole grain, brown rice is less processed than white rice, which has had its...

IT has emerged that an estimated 6,215 mothers with HIV and AIDS in need of antiretroviral (ART) drugs are not on the treatment. According to available...

Obesity is one of the biggest health problems in the world. It’s associated with several related conditions, collectively known as metabolic syndrome....

Vitamin B12 is an essential nutrient that your body can’t make on its own, so you need to get it from your diet or supplements. Vegetarians, pregnant...

The Chief Executive of the National Head Insurance Authority (NHIA) has insisted his outfit has cleared a chunk of the debts owed to service providers...