Entries by Godwin Nwaokike

Order From Chaos

Order, the known, appears to be symbolically associated with masculinity. Maybe it is because the primary hierarchical structure of human society is masculine. Men are and throughout history have been the builders of towns and cities, the bricklayers, the operators of heavy machinery, the engineers. In its positive guise, order is stability. However order can […]

Chaos and Order

Reality unfolds before us as chaos and order. Chaos is the things and situations we neither know nor understand. We neither know nor understand them because we have not been there, we have not explored the territory. It is the domain  of ignorance which extends without limit beyond the boundaries of all ideas and disciplines. […]

The Importance of Good Nutrition

People know good nutrition and physical activity can help maintain a healthy weight. But the benefits of good nutrition go beyond weight. Good nutrition can help: . Reduce the risk of some diseases, including heart disease, diabetes, stroke, some cancers, and osteoporosis . Reduce high blood pressure . Lower high cholesterol . Improve your ability […]

Coronavirus Disease: A simple Explanation

The Outbreak The strain of coronavirus called covid19 which is spreading around the world has created panic for some people. It originated in Wuhan, China. We are being told that it jumped from an animal species to humans in a seafood and wildlife market in Wuhan. What is Coronavirus? It is a zoonotic disease which […]

Health Benefits of Reishi Gano

Reishi mushrooms are among several medicinal mushrooms that have been used for hundreds of years, mainly in Asian countries, for treatment of infections. More recently, they have also been used in the treatment of pulmonary diseases and cancer. Medicinal mushrooms have been approved adjuncts to standard cancer treatments in Japan and China for more than […]

GMO is Different

GMO is Different When it comes to genetic engineering, that barrier among species dissolves. Genes are usually taken from one species and inserted into another species in an attempt to transfer a desired characteristic. In 1985, pigs were engineered with a human gene that produces growth hormone. The scientists wanted to produce pigs that would […]

Nigeria Approves GMO

Nigeria Approves GMO In 2018, Nigeria approved the cultivation of GM cotton. In 2019, the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) gave its approval for the commercial release of GM cowpea popularly called beans. We are told that this was the result of nearly a decade of research. Cowpea is an important source of protein for […]