Month: May 2020

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World Digestive Health Day 2020: Spotlight on “Gut Microbiome”

May 26, 2020 No Comments

May 29th is World Digestive Health Day. Held annually since 2004 by the World Gastroenterology Organization, this day is an opportunity to raise awareness and increase knowledge about the health of the digestive system. This year’s topic is “Gut Microbiome: A Global Perspective”. In fact, the results of research in recent years have demonstrated the fundamental […]

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How to Create a Garden on Your Balcony

May 25, 2020 No Comments

Creating a garden on your balcony is an easy, practical, rewarding and accessible project. It’s so nice to have access to fresh herbs as well as your own fruits and vegetables for cooking. Even if you don’t have access to land, it’s possible to design a lush and diverse garden. Follow these tips to start […]

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Textured Vegetable Protein

May 25, 2020 2 Comments

Textured vegetable protein or TVP is gaining in popularity and it has every reason to be! In addition to being an excellent source of protein, it also has the advantage of being very economical and versatile in the kitchen. TVP is a perfect substitute for ground meat in your favourite recipes and helps make your […]

5 Good Habits to Adopt to Improve Your Physical Condition

May 17, 2020 No Comments

Unfortunately for us, bad habits are easy to begin and are sometimes difficult to stop. Here are 5 easy-to-incorporate daily habits that can positively impact your health.

Seitan, an Excellent Meat-Alternative

May 1, 2020 No Comments

Seitan is a plant food, made from wheat protein (gluten), invented, it seems, about a thousand years ago by Buddhist monks who wanted to follow a vegetarian diet, and which then spread throughout Asia. The term “seitan” is much more modern, as it was introduced by Georges Ohsawa (1893-1966), the founder of macrobiotic cuisine. In […]

Different Varieties of Rice to Discover

May 1, 2020 No Comments

Out of habit, we tend to always buy the same rice variety. However, there are several varieties of rice other than brown or white with different tastes and nutritional values. Here are some types of rice to add to your plate.

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Should You Be Afraid of Lectins?

May 1, 2020 No Comments

We are hearing more and more about lectins and their potential negative impacts on our health. They are mentioned as being responsible for promoting weight gain, digestive disorders and the development of food sensitivities. This is why some, including Dr. Steven Gundry with his book “The Plant Paradox: The Hidden Dangers in “Healthy” Foods That […]

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