Month: April 2019

The Clean 15

April 30, 2019 2 Comments

The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit organization that advocates for policies that protect global and individual health, has published the 2019 version of  the 12 foods having the highest pesticide load, making them the most important to buy organic versions. At the opposite end of the contamination spectrum, here’s the list of Foods That You Don’t Have to Buy […]

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Psyllium, a Small Healthy Seed

April 27, 2019 No Comments

Recognized for millennia for its health benefits, psyllium is a perennial herb native to India, with tiny seeds (1,000 seeds weigh less than 2 g), hence its name from the Greek psyllia, which means flea. The seeds can be black, brown or blond depending on the species. Like chia seeds, once in contact with a […]

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3 Tips to Avoid Getting Injured When Starting Back Running

April 25, 2019 No Comments

With the arrival of spring, many people start back running outside. But did you know that more than 50% of runners will get injured during their running season? The most common injuries include plantar fasciitis, shin splints, Achilles tendinitis, patellofemoral syndrome and stress fractures. Here are three tips to prevent this from happening to you!

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The Dirty Dozen

April 24, 2019 No Comments

The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit organization that advocates for policies that protect global and individual health, has published the 12 foods having the highest pesticide load, making them the most important to buy organic versions.

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Top 10: Easter Recipes for Kids and Grown-Ups

April 12, 2019 No Comments

Easter is fast approaching! The shops are filling up with chocolates, rabbits, eggs and peeps. Instead of spending money on these industrial products, we searched the web for fun and colorful recipes that you can cook for your family. Here are our top 10 Easter recipes.

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Can It Be Harmful to Have Too Much “Good” Cholesterol?

April 9, 2019 No Comments

It is often said that to prevent cardiovascular disease, one must reduce “bad” LDL cholesterol and increase “good” HDL cholesterol. But is it possible to have too much “good” cholesterol? Keep on reading to find out the answer!

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Top 10 Awesome Potato-Based Recipes

April 2, 2019 No Comments

The potato is a tuber vegetable available year round in supermarkets. It is long-lasting, versatile and very economical. For more nutrients, don’t peel it; the taste remains the same and you’ll save time! Here are our best 10 recipes featuring potatoes.

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What to Eat and What to Avoid If You Have Gout?

April 1, 2019 No Comments

This article was originally written on April 1, 2019 and fully updated on September 21, 2020. Gout is a disease related to arthritis that has been known for hundreds of years. Indeed, gout is sometimes called the disease of the kings, since it is associated with a diet high in fat, animal protein and alcohol. […]

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