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Spectra Cocoa Powder; Nourishing Food Drink Anytime, Anywhere

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Spectra Cocoa Powder; Healthy And Nourishing Food Drink Anytime, Anywhere

Olushola Okunlade Writes

Spectra Industries Limited, home of functional foods that give value for living, Spectra Industries produces food to enhance the quality of life for everyone, today and for generations to come. They have been able to satisfy the market needs for quality and affordable food products that offer beneficial opportunities as related to the consumers’ well-being and health.

Over 25 years, Spectra Industries Limited has standout with the creation of shared value products that nourish the body with 100% of the homegrown Spectra Cocoa Powder, Fast’O’Meal, Hyfiba, Sobake Soya Flour, Spectra Cocoa, Spectra-Suco-3in1, Spectra Suco Lecithin, Suco Drink, Spectra Soghurt, Maize, and Soya beans used in the production of the nutritious, great-tasting family cereal.

Spectra Industries Limited has earned trust over two decades through these beneficial products from consumers, they provide sustainable access to the market for high-quality products. They believe in the power of food to enhance lives. Their products nourish and delight the senses. It helps children grow healthy, parents age healthily and everyone lives life to the fullest.

At Spectra Industries, they constantly explore and push the boundaries of what is possible with foods, beverages, and nutritional health solutions to enhance the quality of life and contribute to a healthier future. They focus on consumers’ energy and resources where unlocking the power of food can make the greatest difference to the lives of people a, protect and enhance the environment, and generate significant value for their stakeholders.

Introduction: Spectra Cocoa Powder is the non-fat constituent of the finely ground cocoa beans, which are the fermented seeds of the cocoa tree. The Latin name is Theobroma cacao, which translates to “Food of the Gods”. The cocoa tree stands about 12-25 feet tall and grows naturally in tropical climates. The fruit of the cocoa tree is a pod full of sweet pulp enfolding a cluster of about 20-40 cocoa seeds. Cocoa is a small (4–8 m tall) perennial tree crop that primarily comes from three tropical regions South East Asia, Latin America, and West Africa.

Long regarded as a food drink treatment, Spectra Cocoa Powder is 100 percent medicinal. Spectra Cocoa Powder is commonly used for heart disease and high blood pressure. There is scientific research that supports these uses. Some people apply Cocoa powder to the skin to prevent wrinkles and stretch marks or take cocoa orally to treat many other health conditions, including liver, bladder, and disease, and memory loss.

How It Works: Take Spectra Cocoa Powder anytime, anywhere daily because is rich in antioxidants called flavonoids, it contains a variety of natural materials that helps healthy growth. It helps in the relaxation of veins that leads to lower blood pressure. These compounds might also reduce the activity of chemicals in the body that promote inflammation or blockage of blood vessels.

Production: Spectra Cocoa Powder is produced in a clean environment by Spectra Indutries Limited at Plot 1, Suco Road, Oko Oba Agege, Lagos.

Spectra Cocoa Powder; Healthy And Nourishing Food Drink Anytime, Anywhere
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Spectra Cocoa Powder; Healthy And Nourishing Food Drink Anytime, Anywhere

Health Benefits of Spectra Cocoa Powder:- Relief from high blood pressure, non-cholesterol, reduce obesity, stop constipation,  lower diabetes, low bronchial asthma, chronic fatigue syndrome, and various neurodegenerative diseases. It helps reduce the risk of cancer and improve cardiovascular as well as brain health. It also helps in treating a copper deficiency, quick wound healing, and skincare. It has mood-enhancing properties and exerts protective effects against neurotoxicity.

Lowers High Blood Pressure:- Nutritionists found out that consuming Spectra Cocoa Powder daily as a food drink help lower blood pressure level in a small sample size of participants. The flavonoids rich bean aids in lowering blood pressure and improving the elasticity of blood vessels. Research shows positive changes in systolic and diastolic blood pressure as a consequence of consuming cocoa-based products instead of black and green tea. These favorable changes are attributed to the presence of antioxidants in it that stimulates the production of nitric oxide, which helps keep blood vessels relaxed. Furthermore, this helps in maintaining a healthy circulatory system.

Antioxidant Capacity: Spectra Cocoa Powder exhibits higher antioxidant activity than black tea, green tea, and red wine. Antioxidants help neutralize the oxygen-based free radicals that are present in the body. In addition to this, it is abundant in phenol phytochemicals and possesses a high amount of flavonoids as well. Zinc, present in it, helps protect you against oxidative stress, which is a major cause behind accelerated aging.

Improves Brain Health: Spectra Cocoa Powder contains a high amount of flavonoids, like flavonol, that flavanol may aid in maintaining a healthy brain. These neuroprotective benefits could also have favorable effects on learning and memory functions. The findings have advocated that the consumption of cocoa-based products enhances the flow of blood to the brain and they have provided evidence of the therapeutic potential for curing vascular disorders.

Improves Cardiovascular Health: Spectra Cocoa Powder is rich in flavonoids, procyanidin, catechin, and epicatechin, which have antioxidant properties. In moderate amounts, it can help in protecting the cells from damage, while strengthening the heart. It prevents the formation of fatal blood clots, which can lead to stroke or cardiac failure. The flavonoids possess anti-platelet aggregating effects and modulate primary hemostasis, which is the measure of time blood takes to clot. This ultimately helps prevent atherosclerosis and thrombosis.

Balances Cholesterol Levels: It has been revealed that cocoa may possess hypoglycemic and hypocholesterolemic effects on both glucose and cholesterol levels, respectively. It helps reduce triglycerides and LDL (bad) cholesterol levels in the body and gives a noteworthy rise to HDL (good) cholesterol levels in the body.

Regulates Blood Sugar Levels: Consumption of Spectra Cocoa Powder is effective in improving insulin resistance and glucose metabolism. These mechanisms, in turn, aid in regulating sugar levels in the body. The proanthocyanidins derived from this product may help in inhibiting the cataract formation occasionally induced by diabetes, according to one animal study. The intake of this flavanol-rich bean also has therapeutic potential in improving the vascular function of diabetics on various medications has confirmed that it exerts protective antioxidant activity in the management of long-term diabetic complications such as diabetic nephrotoxicity. Nephrotoxicity plays a key role in diabetes mellitus and is the major cause of severe renal diseases. Free radicals aggravate these diabetic complications by promoting oxidative stress, leading to cell and tissue damage. The free radical scavenging activity of cacao powder has shown therapeutic effects in reducing the risk of this sort of cellular injury.

Spectra Cocoa Powder; Healthy And Nourishing Food Drink Anytime, Anywhere

Relieves Bronchial Asthma: Spectra Cocoa Powder contains xanthine and theophylline, which aid in relaxing bronchial spasms and opening constricted bronchial tubes. This gives it anti-asthmatic properties and is valuable in curing various allergies, including asthma and shortness of breath. Pharmacology suggests that unsweetened powder has anti-asthmatic properties as it contains theobromine.

Speeds Up Healing: Spectra Cocoa Powder has been trusted for its therapeutic and wound-healing properties in the manufacturing of natural medicinal products. The extracts help in preventing the development of various kinds of infections in the body. If consumed along with the appropriate medication, it has also been considered helpful in eradicating Helicobacter pylori bacteria from the body.

Weight Management: The potential benefits of Spectra Cocoa Powder in preventing high-fat-diet-induced obesity. Its intake helps in modulating lipid metabolism and reducing the synthesis and transport of fatty acids. It also improves thermogenesis, which is the mechanism of heat production in white adipose tissues and the liver.

Treats Constipation: Consumption of Spectra Cocoa Powder exerts therapeutic effects in treating chronic constipation and bowel function diseases, particularly in children. According to a study done on pediatric patients, consumption of fiber-rich cocoa products resulted in faster colonic, rectal, and intestinal transit times. Regular consumption enhances bowel function. This is because it helps reduce bowel movement time, increases the frequency of bowel movements, and softens the consistency of stool without inducing any other side effects like gastrointestinal discomfort.

Anti-Cancer Benefits: Spectra Cocoa Powder has demonstrated beneficial effects in inhibiting the growth of cancer cells without affecting the growth of normal healthy cells. Studies conducted by a team of researchers in France have provided evidence regarding the chemopreventive and anti-proliferative qualities exerted by the flavonols and procyanidins on colon cancer.

Treats Copper Deficiency: Spectra Cocoa Powder extends its benefits to treating copper deficiency in patients on long-term enteral nutrition. The cocoa bean is quite valuable in copper substitution therapy, which results in significant improvements in the hemoglobin level, white blood cell count, and copper content. It is considered valuable as a copper-rich component. So, it may be added to the diet to maintain normal levels of copper, as well as a remedy for treating copper deficiency in such conditions. It helps in preventing and treating anemia, neutropenia, and leukopenia.

Reduces Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: It has been discovered that cocoa powder exerts calming effects on people suffering from chronic fatigue. Its tension-reducing effects are attributed to the release of neurotransmitters like serotonin, anandamide, and phenylethylamine in the brain. These exert protective effects on the neuronal cells and help in combating chronic fatigue syndrome.

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Lagos Schools Dominate Western Conference Of MILO Basketball Championship

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…At MILO, we believe that sports provide a platform to teach children grit and help them imbibe values on their journey to success in life

Olushola Okunlade Writes

David Hall College, Obalende, Ikoyi, and Topfield College, Ajugunle, Apapa, both in Lagos have dominated the Western Conference of the 22nd MILO Secondary Schools Basketball Championship.

Their wins have qualified them to play in the National Finale of the Championship this year.

Hard fighting David Hall College, Obalende, Ikoyi, Lagos, defeated the girls from Oshogbo Grammar School, Oshogbo, Osun State, 31 to 15 to emerge Champions in the girl’s category.

In the boy’s category, Topfield College, Ajugunle, Apapa, Lagos won by a single point defeating Victorroti Private Secondary School, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, Ogun State, 47 to 46.

Speaking at the closing ceremony of the Championship, Category Manager for Beverages, Nestlé Nigeria, Mr. Olutayo Olatunji said, “It is a delight to be here and to witness this exceptional display of skills at this Western Conference finals. At MILO, we believe that sports provide a platform to teach children grit and help them imbibe values on their journey to success in life. This is why we have been committed to the MILO Secondary Schools Basketball Championship in Nigeria for the last 22 editions. This Championship will continue to provide opportunities for developing qualities including leadership skills, ability to work in a team, perseverance, courage, self-belief, and respect in these young ones who participate.”

The Oyo State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Barrister Rahman Abiodun Abdul-Rasheed said, “I wish to sincerely appreciate and thank Nestlé Nigeria PLC for this giant step the company has taken in organizing a competition of this magnitude nationwide, consistently for over two decades. Nestlé MILO Secondary Schools Basketball Championship has contributed to national development through healthy competitions among our youths where talents are discovered, trained, and showcased to the world.”

The Western Conference of the 22nd Milo Secondary Schools Basketball Championship was hosted at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba, Ibadan, from May 28th to June 3rd, 2022. The Conference comprises: Lagos, Ondo, Ogun, Ekiti and the host state, Oyo. Others are Edo, Delta, Osun and Kogi.

The winners in both the male and female categories of this Western Conference will compete with winners from the previously concluded Savanna Conference, Central Conference and Equatorial Conference, in the National Finals at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium in Surulere, Lagos from June 25 to July 01, 2022.

Over the last two decades, the Milo Secondary Schools Basketball Championship has emphasized the importance of grit to teach school children vital life values such as determination, tenacity, endurance, perseverance, teamwork, and self-confidence.

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GOtv Launch In Lokoja; Everything You Need To Know

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GOtv LAUNCH IN LOKOJA; EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

Olushola Okunlade Writes

GOtv Nigeria is renowned for making quality local and international content accessible and affordable to Nigerians.

In furtherance of its objectives to take world-class digital television entertainment to more households in the country, GOtv extended its coverage to Lokoja, the capital of Kogi State on June 1.

Here is everything you need to know about the pay-TV service:

  1. HIGH QUALITY LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL SHOWS: GOtv provides an unrivaled blend of local and international entertainment, carefully selected to cater to a variety of different tastes and family viewing needs. GOtv launched in Lokoja with over 80 exciting channels covering news, music, sports, documentaries, series, local and international movies, children’s programs, and much more.
  1. EXCITING LAUNCH OFFER: Excitement and GOtv are inseparable. GOtv treats customers to exciting shows and delights them with irresistible offers. GOtv is extending this to residents of Lokoja, with an exciting launch offer on GOtv decoder, GOtenna, and a one-month GOtv Max subscription, for N6,900 only instead of N9,500!
  1. AFFORDABILITY: GOtv Nigeria services are hinged on making high-value entertainment available and affordable to the majority of Nigerians.  Hence, GOtv offers different packages exclusively designed for the needs of an average Nigerian family. Customers in Lokoja can access their choice programs by subscribing to any of GOtv monthly packages such as GOtv Supa for N5, 500, GOtv Max for N4, 150, and GOtv Jolli for N2, 800, or GOtv Jinja for N1, 900.
  1. WORLD-CLASS FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT: GOtv is the home of entertainment that leaves the family spoiled for choice. A list of exciting channels on GOtv packages includes Africa Magic Urban, Honey, SuperSport, WWE, SuperSport channels, KIX, StarLife, Cartoon Network, ESPN, Zee World, Telemundo, CNN International, Al Jazeera, Discovery Family, B4U Movies, TNT Africa, MTV Base, HIP TV, Africa Magic Hausa, Africa Magic Yoruba, Africa Magic Igbo, M-Net Movies 4, ROK, Discovery ID, Nat Geo Wild, Da Vinci Kids, Disney Junior, Nickelodeon, Jim Jam and many more.
  1. SEAMLESS SELF-SERVICE OPTIONS: GOtv is equipped with technology that enables subscribers to seamlessly manage their accounts. Customers can personalize their GOtv experience through self-management of notifications settings, switching of subscription packages, and fixing decoder errors. Subscription renewal and payment history are remotely available on mobile devices. GOtv self-service options available to customers include MyGOtv App, USSD Code *288#, Paga, Quickteller, ATM, Bank Apps, MultiChoice Authorized Dealers/Sabi Men, and Toll-free numbers that cut across the four dominant telco networks in Nigeria. 
  1. PREMIUM-GRADE AUDIO-VISUAL QUALITY: GOtv combines affordability with high standard visual and audio output. GOtv premiered the advanced DVB-T2 digital broadcasting standard to customers across its different packages. Customers are guaranteed quality audio-visual signals across all cities where GOtv operates. 
  1. PAN-NIGERIA COVERAGE: The objective of GOtv Nigeria is to make world-class digital television entertainment accessible to more households in the country. GOtv is the digital terrestrial television (DTT) service with the widest coverage in the country. With the addition of Lokoja, the GOtv service is now available in 46 cities across 25 states in Nigeria.

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Boxers Battle For N1m As GOtv Boxing Night 25 Held On Saturday

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Boxers Battle for N1m as GOtv Boxing Night 25 Held On Saturday

By Moninuola Sulaiman

The 25th edition of GOtv Boxing Night was held on Saturday at the Old Gymnasium of the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium, Ibadan. The best boxer at the event will go home with the Mojisola Ogunsanya Memorial Trophy and the cash prize of an N1million attached to it.

Seven bouts across weight divisions are scheduled for the much-anticipated event.

The heavyweight division will feature a duel between Olanrewaju “Larry King” Adebiyi and Solomon Imole in an eight-round challenge bout, while Michael “Emirate” Godwin will test his strength against Stephen Kadima in a cruiserweight challenge contest.

In the light heavyweight division, Segun “Success” Olanrewaju will take on Victor Bennet, while Segun “War” Adeyemi will be in action against Ademola Ibrahim in a light-welterweight clash.

Two fast-rising lightweight boxers, Azeez “Latest” Ayobam and Sodiq Oyakojo, will spar against each other, while Samuel “Apata Roro” Moses takes on Wale Anifowoshe.

The super welterweight class will see Jafar Suliamon go head-to-head with Basiru Kabiru.

Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, will be hosting the event for the third time. It hosted two previous editions that took place at the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium’s Indoor Sports Hall, which is currently being renovated.

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