Categorie: Food and health

Lemons, the sunny fruit of everyday life

Lemon goes well with many tasty dishes, brings character, a touch of acidity and even awakens other flavors. From lemons we get refreshing lemonade. Lemon spices up delicate fish, goes well with exotic dishes and features in delicious tangy desserts,… Lire la suite

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The avocado, master of gastronomy in many countries

Tasty and versatile, avocados come in about ten varieties, of which Hass is the most popular. Originally from Mexico, the term “avocado” comes from the Spanish aguacate, derived from the Nahuatl word Ahuacatl which designates a testicle, given the similarity… Lire la suite

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Cranberries, the tiny fruit of great strength

This little, acidic fruit, ever-present in our favorite festive dishes, can also bring health benefits. What are the health benefits of cranberries? Medical benefits Source of vitamins C, B5, K, E, manganese and copper, cranberries also contain high amounts of… Lire la suite

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Onions are tearfully good!

We all suspected onions were good for us. Not only do they go in nearly every dish we make, they are a universal flavoring that contributes to our health. An ally in fighting infections Onions, garlic, green onions…the whole alliaceous… Lire la suite

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Fleur de Sel, table salt, gray salt: a quick guide to the world of culinary salts

Although it is recommended to minimise our salt intake to protect cardiovascular health, sodium is an essential mineral. As we naturally eliminate sodium through sweat, tears or urine, we need to consume a minimum of five grams per day. The… Lire la suite

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Is it better to replace white sugar with maple syrup in our recipes?

We often wonder if maple syrup is better for you than white sugar. Which one should we adopt? Let’s see! Sweetening ingredients are a bit of a war in our pantry. What should we choose? What about the difference between… Lire la suite

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Hummus, for a bite of exoticism

A typical dish from the Near East, hummus translates to chickpeas in Arabic and Hebrew. We find this word spelled in different ways in the world: hommos, hummus, hummus, oumos, hummus. Hummus abounds in Arabian, Armenian, Jewish and Levantine cuisine… Lire la suite

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Hemp seeds are a healthy ingredient

Hemp is a gift of nature for us to benefit from Hemp is ancient and versatile: whether consumed as seeds, flour or oil, hemp is a healthy addition to everyone’s diet. Its seeds enhance our simplest recipes with their pleasant… Lire la suite

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Squash and pumpkins, a bounty of health

Pumpkins are Cucurbitaceae, members of the extended squash family. Pumpkins are loaded with healthy nutrients while offering a low glycemic index. They are a great addition to your diet as they are low in calories and a good source of… Lire la suite

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I love apples!

Not only is biting into a juicy, fresh apple a real delight, it is also a divine and healthy gift of nature. Eating apples regularly can help reduce the risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Apples are rich in fibre,… Lire la suite

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