Tag: Health

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4 Nutrition Tips for Young Athletes

16 August, 2018 No Comments

An optimal diet offers numerous benefits for active children or adolescents. It helps to improve energy levels, avoid deficiencies, recover after training sessions, prevent injuries, and optimize performance. However, many young athletes do not eat an adequate diet and could benefit from small simple changes. Here are 4 tips to optimize nutrition for young athletes.

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4 Tips to Limit Your Sodium Intake

13 August, 2018 No Comments

According to a report recently released by Health Canada, Canadians still consume too much sodium. Excessive sodium consumption can lead to high blood pressure, a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease and stroke, which is the leading cause of death worldwide and the second leading cause of death in Canada.

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Famously Misunderstood: The Abdominals

In sports performance, having visible abs is like having flames on your car, while it may look cool, it doesn’t make it go faster. Whether you see someone’s abdominals or not simply depends on the person’s percentage of fat. So, having visible abdominals does not mean that they are necessarily strong or efficient.

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How to Create Your Smoothie Bowl in 3 Simple Steps

Smoothie bowls have become very trendy on social networks these last few years. They are colorful, beautiful and appetizing. At SOSCuisine, we find them simply amazing because they encourage the pleasure of eating well! Here’s how to make your own smoothie bowl in 3 simple steps.

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Gastrocolic Reflex, or Why You Run to the Bathroom after Eating

The digestive system is a pretty long organ, the small intestine is around 6 meters long, while the large intestine (or colon) measures around 1.5 meters. For this reason, digesting food can take anything between 12 and 48 hours from the moment you swallow it to the moment it ends up in the loo. It’s […]

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Top 8 Fermented Foods to Add to Your Diet

In my last article, we determined that it was important to add fermented foods to your diet. I will now share with you my list of the Top 8 fermented foods to add to your meals.

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3 Tips to Limit Your Exposure to Arsenic

Rice and water are among the highest dietary sources of arsenic. Long term, a high intake of arsenic can cause serious health issues. Here are 3 tips to limit your exposure to arsenic.

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Training in the Heat: 4 Tips to Avoid Collapsing!

It’s finally summer, we can strip off and train outside. But heat and humidity can have a negative impact on your performance if you are not careful. Here are four tips to help you avoid collapsing when you practice an outdoor sport this summer.

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TOP 10: Salads to Enjoy in the Sun

Salads are an ideal dish for the summer: they don’t require much time in the kitchen, they are light and refreshing. They also allow us to make the most of seasonal fruits and vegetables. Here are our 10 salads to enjoy in the sun.

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Top 10: Sandwiches to Take Wherever You Go

The sandwich is a classic for picnics and lunchboxes. It’s simple to make, and super easy to transport. However, it doesn’t have to be boring or bland. So, here are our top 10 recipes for sandwiches to take wherever you go.

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Alcoholic Drinks – Which ones should you choose?

The season of rooftop bars and barbeques is in full swing! Do you fancy an alcoholic drink but are worried about your weight and your health? Did you know that the number of calories and the amount of sugar varies wildly between different drinks? Here are 4 tips to help you enjoy a glass without […]

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The Importance of Mobility and Flexibility Exercises for Runners

First, before separating flexibility from mobility, here is the definition of each of these terms. Flexibility is defined by the range of motion around a joint. It improves the suppleness of the muscles and also regulates the nervous system. In comparison, “Mobility refers to movements in the joints of the body (between the vertebrae, knees, […]