Tag: Beauty

Acupuncture: A Matter of Balance

15 February, 2016 No Comments

As part of the Expo Manger Santé et Vivre Vert (in English “Eating Healthy and Living Green Fair”) which will take place next month, we have decided to meet its exhibitors. This week, we interview the Association des acupuncteurs du Québec (in English ”Quebec’s Association of Acupuncturists”) to explore the practice of acupuncture and its […]

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Mediterranean diet linked to slower aging

2 February, 2015 No Comments

Quite a few people with the maximum longevity live along the Mediterranean coastline. These people eat lots of fruits, vegetables, olives, nuts and beans that are locally produced in great abundance and variety, thanks to the favourable climate. For decades now we’ve seen the correlation between this type of food and a lower incidence of […]

“A Beautiful Body”: the bodies of mothers in a book

At last, it’s here! American photographer Jade Beall’s project has finally culminated in the launch of her book “A beautiful body”. It all started 2 years ago, when Jade posted a series of naked post-birth self-portraits online. Her Facebook page was immediately “liked” and shared by thousands of people who, like her, are sick and […]

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Simple ways to stick to your resolutions

13 January, 2012 No Comments

Many of us begin the year with good resolutions, the most common one being linked to shedding those extra kilos we put on during the holiday season … or the whole year 😉 In most cases, excess weight does not exceed 10 kg. You can lose these 10 kg by burning 80,000 calories. This seems […]

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Want to live 15 years longer? Follow the Mediterranean diet!

18 August, 2011 No Comments

The benefits of the mediterranean diet have been known for quite a while already. A recent study from Maastricht University in the Netherlands, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has demonstrated that combining this diet with a healthy lifestyle, i.e. regular exercise, not smoking, and maintaining a healthy weight, can add up to […]