According to a report recently released by Health Canada, Canadians still consume too much sodium. Excessive sodium consumption can lead to high blood pressure, a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease and stroke, which is the leading cause of death worldwide and the second leading cause of death in Canada.
In sports performance, having visible abs is like having flames on your car, while it may look cool, it doesn’t make it go faster. Whether you see someone’s abdominals or not simply depends on the person’s percentage of fat. So, having visible abdominals does not mean that they are necessarily strong or efficient.
Smoothie bowls have become very trendy on social networks these last few years. They are colorful, beautiful and appetizing. At SOSCuisine, we find them simply amazing because they encourage the pleasure of eating well! Here’s how to make your own smoothie bowl in 3 simple steps.
The digestive system is a pretty long organ, the small intestine is around 6 meters long, while the large intestine (or colon) measures around 1.5 meters. For this reason, digesting food can take anything between 12 and 48 hours from the moment you swallow it to the moment it ends up in the loo. It’s physically practically impossible for a food to go from one end to the other quicker.
So how is it possible that some foods feel like they’re going right through? I’ve got the answer for you here: the gastrocolic reflex.
Blueberries have several benefits to your health and in addition they are delicious. Blueberries are indigenous to North America, while its European cousin, the bilberry, is native to Eurasia. Both grow on shrubs of the genus Vaccinium. Blueberries and bilberries were only domesticated quite recently, i.e., at the turn of the last century. The US and Canada alone account for nearly 90% of world production. In order to take full advantage of the blueberry season, here are our 5 best recipes that feature this excellent “super food”.