I will not be surprised if you frowned at this title especially if you believe otherwise. This is especially because palm oil has become the untouchable oil and it is now listed as unhealthy in different media. Many years ago, in this country it was not so. I remember... read more
I went into organic farming as a choice because I have my personal ideals one of which is to endeavour to eat healthy. I grew up with parents who ate healthy and we always had an edible garden at the back of every home we lived. I have therefore always preferred... read more
As an organic farmer, I am always mindful of the principles of organic agriculture. These principles are four and they are: The Principle of Health – Organic agriculture should sustain and enhance the health of soil, plant, animal and human as one and indivisible. The... read more
Who is Dr Abayomi Aiyesimoju? Dr Abayomi Aiyesimoju is a consultant physician, neurologist and homeopath. He practices holistic, integrated medicine using natural methods to reach to the root causes of health and well-being. Looking into all aspects of the total... read more
The largest study of its kind – led by North East experts – has found significant benefits to organic food. An international team led by Newcastle University has shown that organic crops are up to 69% higher in a number of key antioxidants than... read more
Dr Gary Null wrote that In September 2013, a bombshell report from Credit Suisse’s Research Institute brought into sharp focus the staggering health consequences of sugar on the health of Americans. The group revealed that approximately “30%–40% of healthcare... read more
A sweet crystalline substance obtained from various plants, especially sugar cane and sugar beet, consisting essentially of sucrose, and used as a sweetener in food and drink. The World Sugar Research Organisation (WSRO) an international scientific research... read more
When you enter a store or visit your local market to do your grocery shopping, you look around the wide array of foods, fruits or vegetables, what are the things you consider before you choose one product over the other? Some products look so bold, colourful and very... read more
Going into agriculture has been a very beneficial experience. I love nature and being on a farm with all the green around is always a delight. We started the idea of this farm from very bright ideals; we wanted to produce organic foods and so we have always put the... read more
Wherever you are, be all there…..-Jim Elliot A few months ago, a friend had shared with me the likelihood of leaving her job to do things she truly loves. She was waiting for the sign that would wink at her to make the decision. Ok, the word ‘wink’ is mine. Anyway, I... read more
Like As If I didn't know! Was that your reaction to this #Repost from @100thseed ? Don't worry I share your sentiment too but hey, we all need the reminder from time to time. Can you imagine this on every refrigerator ? The post says - EAT LESS: C.arbonated drinks R.efined sugars A.rtificial flavors P.rocessed foods #100thseed#eatorganic#organicfarmer#sisimiblog
What's this? That was the question @roliorganicessentials asked me when she picked this fruit up under its tree. The tree is tall, big and bears flowers, the fruit is succulent and smells really nice. The fruit also reminds me of the Chinese star fruit. So what is it? Is it edible?
Food as Medicine Fair in Abuja! A lady whipped a group of us up about this, her excitement was simply infectious and we all got excited about it too even though it clashes with my Organic conference in Lagos which is for a week, I'm planning to pop in for one day. If you are planning to be there or involved in the planning or know anyone please tag them, it would be nice to meet up. I read Aromatherapy on the flyer. #foodasmedicinefair#abujameetup#organic#organicfarmer#organicagriculture
Take A Deep Breathe! Slow down! How many times have we missed spectacular things just because we hurry past and fail to notice. I often pull myself together to play the 'mindful' game from time to time. I try to take in the beauty around and appreciate it all. So this morning I realised that a tree I walk past quite often had so many of its flowers in bloom. The non-edible pods were also hanging in their hundreds. So magical.