Month: June 2018

Furoshiki

Furoshiki, a Ravishing Wrapping

June 29, 2018 No Comments

If you’ve ever invited Japanese friends to your home, they probably brought you a bottle of wine or a box of chocolates wrapped in a square of colorful fabric. It was a furoshiki, a traditional fabric used to carry presents, clothes, food and other things. The name dates back to the Edo era (1603-1868) when […]

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3 Tips to Limit Your Exposure to Arsenic

June 29, 2018 No Comments

Rice and water are among the highest dietary sources of arsenic. Long term, a high intake of arsenic can cause serious health issues. Here are 3 tips to limit your exposure to arsenic.

Training in the Heat: 4 Tips to Avoid Collapsing!

June 28, 2018 No Comments

It’s finally summer, we can strip off and train outside. But heat and humidity can have a negative impact on your performance if you are not careful. Here are four tips to help you avoid collapsing when you practice an outdoor sport this summer.

TOP 10: Salads to Enjoy in the Sun

June 28, 2018 No Comments

Salads are an ideal dish for the summer: they don’t require much time in the kitchen, they are light and refreshing. They also allow us to make the most of seasonal fruits and vegetables. Here are our 10 salads to enjoy in the sun.

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TOP 10: Canada’s Best New Restaurants #AIRCANADATOP10

June 25, 2018 No Comments

Each year, Air Canada‘s enRoute magazine presents the best new restaurants in Canada. Establishments stand out with “quality ingredients, smart service, stunning locations and chefs with a vision – the stuff that great meals, and great memories, are made of.” So here are these 10 new places to try!

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Top 10: Sandwiches to Take Wherever You Go

June 25, 2018 No Comments

The sandwich is a classic for picnics and lunchboxes. It’s simple to make, and super easy to transport. However, it doesn’t have to be boring or bland. So, here are our top 10 recipes for sandwiches to take wherever you go.

Alcoholic Drinks – Which ones should you choose?

June 25, 2018 No Comments

The season of rooftop bars and barbeques is in full swing! Do you fancy an alcoholic drink but are worried about your weight and your health? Did you know that the number of calories and the amount of sugar varies wildly between different drinks? Here are 4 tips to help you enjoy a glass without […]

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The Importance of Mobility and Flexibility Exercises for Runners

June 25, 2018 No Comments

First, before separating flexibility from mobility, here is the definition of each of these terms. Flexibility is defined by the range of motion around a joint. It improves the suppleness of the muscles and also regulates the nervous system. In comparison, “Mobility refers to movements in the joints of the body (between the vertebrae, knees, […]

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Should We Add Fermented Foods to Our Diet?

June 18, 2018 2 Comments

We see more and more fermented food in grocery stores and markets… but there is nothing new to the concept. In fact, fermentation has been used for thousands of years to preserve food. Fermentation is defined as a controlled decomposition of one (or more) food(s) by microorganisms. More often than not, the microorganisms responsible for […]

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TOP 5: The Best Recipes With Rhubarb

June 18, 2018 No Comments

The arrival of the rhubarb season means that the good weather has arrived. If you grow it yourself in your garden, you know that it grows easily and in abundance. But be careful: we only eat the stems because the leaves are poisonous. To compensate for its high acidity, it is usually prepared with a […]

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Know Everything About Lobster

June 12, 2018 No Comments

Lobster includes 2 commercial species: American, which lives in the waters of the northwestern Atlantic (between Newfoundland and North Carolina), and European, which lives in the waters of the eastern Atlantic (from Norway to Morocco), but also in the North Sea and parts of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea.

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5 Tips to Prevent Running Injuries

June 11, 2018 No Comments

Summer is upon us and the running season is in full swing. Did you know that more than 50% of runners will get injured during their running season? The most common injuries include shin splints, plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinopathy, patellofemoral pain syndrome, iliotibial band syndrome and stress fractures. These injuries can be due to various […]

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