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Nutritionist: How consumption of ‘Ewedu’ can help prevent cancer, coronary diseases

Mr Olugbenga Jagun, a nutritionist at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH), Gwagalada, has said that jute leaf known as ‘Ewedu’ can prevent cancer and coronary diseases due to its richness in antioxidants and phytochemicals.
Fresh Jute (Ewedu) Leaves

Expert: Jute leaves can lower cholesterol, stabilise blood pressure

Adewale Samson, a food scientist, says jute leaves popular locally known as “ewedu’’ is suitable to stabilise blood pressure, to lower cholesterol and other diseases affecting humans.
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Expert urges Nigerians to eat local food to prevent diseases

A Consultant in Reproductive Endocrinology, Prof. Oladapo Ashiru, urged Nigerians to cultivate the habit of eating local foods to prevent diseases such as diabetes.

It’s dangerous to use broom to mash ‘ewedu’ – gastroenterologist

Using a small bunch of broomsticks, known as ijabe, to mash ewedu (mallow-leaves) is very common among Nigerians when preparing the slimy soup.

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