Tag: Recipes

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Top 5 Chinese Recipes to Wake Up Your Taste-Buds

Chinese cuisine is one of the most popular in the world. Its balanced and flavorful dishes are easy to recreate at home. We’ve found 5 Chinese recipes for you to try right now.

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Alzheimer’s and Diet

24 January, 2018 No Comments

A healthy diet is the key to preventing Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases. That’s why the diet-Alzheimer’s link was the topic of an event organized by the Federation of Quebec Alzheimer Societies (FQAS) on 17th January, to mark Alzheimer’s Awareness Month.

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Top 5: Recipes for Winter Sports

23 January, 2018 No Comments

It’s important to eat well when you work out. Here are 5 essential recipes you can eat before, during and after a winter sport activity. Some have been designed specifically to cater for athletes and active families.

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4 Benefits of a Veggie Diet

7 January, 2018 No Comments

While you might be tempted to think that a plant-based diet could be bad for athletes and cause food deficiencies, the opposite is true. In fact, a vegetarian or vegan diet offers many benefits, as long as it’s balanced of course.

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5 Simple Tips to Reduce Your Body Fat without Dieting

14 December, 2017 No Comments

Body weight includes fat, but also your muscle mass, bone mass and water. Restrictive diets result in rapid weight loss by reducing fat, but also muscle mass and water. Long term, you gain the weight back, and even more. If you just want to reduce your body fat and maintain the fat loss in the […]

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How to train your brain to love healthy foods

4 December, 2017 1 Comment

It’s a well-known fact that regularly consuming foods that are high in sugar, fat or salt increases your desire to eat these foods. A recent study looked at whether a repeated exposure to healthier foods could in the same way increase their palatability and our desire to consume them.

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3 Tips to Save Time and Money This Christmas

26 November, 2017 No Comments

Holiday season is a time during which we often spend without really thinking. That’s why many of us start the New Year with bad surprises when the bills need to be paid.

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Top 5: Tempeh Recipes

15 November, 2017 No Comments

Tempeh is lesser known than tofu, but is also a soya based product. It is increasingly popular because of its complete protein and fiber content (5g of fiber per 100g). Originally from Indonesia, tempeh is obtained from soya beans, which are cooked, pressed into patties and cultured with a fungus. Fermentation takes place for 24 hours […]

6 Steps for Preventing Muscular Cramps During Exercise

31 October, 2017 No Comments

Is there anything worse than getting a muscular cramp or stich in your side during training? While you might have heard that muscular cramps are due to dehydration or a lack of electrolytes, this theory is increasingly put in doubt, and it seems that there are other factors at play. An increasing number of studies […]

5 Tips: Eating Well for Women’s Health

Eating well is vital for everyone. Women have particular needs depending what stage of life they are in. Here are 5 tips.

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TOP 5: Recipes to Top Up Your Vitamin D

Evidence shows that, among other things, Vitamin D prevents osteoporosis and slows its progression. Health Canada recommends taking 600 IU a day. For people over 50, Osteoporosis Canada recommends a higher intake, at least 800 IU a day. However, it is very difficult to get enough vitamin D because only some oily fish (salmon, tuna, […]

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TOP 10: Easy Tasty Tofu Recipes

Reducing your meat consumption is good for your health, for the environment and for your wallet. An easy way to do so is to add tofu to your diet. This product, made from the milky fluid extracted from soya beans, needs to be seasoned, otherwise it is rather bland. We’ve selected 10 tofu recipes that […]