Roselle (Zobo) Drink Effective in Management of Hypertension – Nutritionist

  Scientific Name(s): Hibiscus sabdariffa L. Family: Malvaceae (mallows) Common Name(s):The roselle is known as the Rosella or Rosella fruit in Australia. It is also known as ‘Belchanda’ among Nepalese, Tengamora among Assamese and “Mwitha” among Bodo tribals, zobo in western Nigeria (the Yorubas in Nigeria call the white variety Isapa (pronounced Ishapa)), Zoborodo in Northern Nigeria. Consumption of  Roselle(Hibiscus) or  ‘Zobo’ drink is very effective in…

Fake rice siezed in Nigeria, but what is it made of?

Nigerian authorities have seized 2.5 metric tons of reportedly fake rice during the holiday season. On Tuesday, the Nigerian Custom Service said it intercepted 102 bags of a brand called Best Tomato Rice after the recipient of a gift of rice alerted authorities. The health ministry released a statement on Friday urging Nigerians to remain calm after preliminary findings…