Tag: Health

Top 5 Asparagus Recipes to Celebrate Spring

The asparagus season is short, so you have to hurry to enjoy it. To choose them, select larger stalks, as they are more tender than the thin ones, owing to the fact that they have proportionally less ‘woody’ fibers. Asparagus are low in calories and are composed of 90% water. In addition, they are rich […]

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TOP 10 Mother’s Day Recipes

Mother’s Day is an important day to celebrate the most special person in our life, as well as all the mothers around us. A good meal with our family is a wonderful way to mark the occasion. But what to prepare? We give you some inspiration with great seasonal recipes!

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Does Eating Organic Food Reduce the Risk of Cancer?

The increasing availability of organic foods on the market is attracting interest as well as many questions. A recently published study suggests that organic food consumption is associated with a lower risk of cancer. Are organic foods really better for your health? Let’s look into it!

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Psyllium, a Small Healthy Seed

27 April, 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

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

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

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. Dietary recommendations and diets for gout found on the internet may seem drastic. In addition, the […]

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The Difference Between Probiotics and Prebiotics

25 March, 2019 1 Comment

We hear a lot these days about probiotics and prebiotics. They can be found in many foods and supplements. But what is the difference between the two? What are their health benefits? Should you consume them? Here are the answers to all theese questions!

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Do You Spend Too Much Time Sitting?

21 March, 2019 No Comments

According to a recent study, sitting for extended periods of time outside of work hours is associated with an increased risk of death, regardless of one’s level of physical activity. The study analyzed data from 127,554 subjects obtained over a 21-year period. The data revealed that sitting for six hours or more per day, outside […]

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When To Start Exercising After Childbirth?

Over-tired super-moms will often want to start working out too intensely and too fast whereas less athletic moms may start their rehabilitation too late (or sometimes not at all). How do you know when is the best time to start postpartum training?

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TOP 10 Timesaver One-Pan Recipes

At SOSCuisine, we like to simplify your life while helping you to eat well. With this in mind, we are now sharing with you our 10 best one-pan recipes. These low stress one-dish, one-pan, wonders will put a little pep in your step knowing that you will have to do just a minimal clean up! […]

You are all invited to the Expo Manger Santé 2019

Trendier than ever… the latest in organic, ecological and veggie items are all on the menu at Expo Manger Santé et Vivre Vert, being held at the Palais des Congrès de Montreal on March 15-16-17 (22nd Edition), then off to the Centre des Congrès de Québec on March 30-31 (19th Edition) and after that over […]