Tag: Eat Well
Has mint invaded your garden? Be glad! When it’s hot outside, sneak all the mint into your drinks, savoury dishes, and desserts and enjoy its clean and refreshing taste. The two most cultivated mint types are peppermint and the spearmint. The first is mostly exploited for its medicinal properties, while the second is more popularly […]
In the summer, everyone wants to enjoy the warm days and do lots of outdoor activities, especially with the ones you love. So let’s pack the tablecloth and picnic basket and gather together with family and friends. Here are some tips to help you prepare your meals safely, to avoid the hassle caused by food […]
Introduced into the market in 1974 by Monsanto, under the brand name Roundup, glyphosate is a herbicide known for its high efficiency. It is the most widely used herbicide in the world. In 20 years, the amount of glyphosate applied in the fields has increased fifteenfold. To eliminate weeds, glyphosate is sprayed on crops throughout […]
Shrimp and prawns refer to about 2,000 different species of small aquatic animals with a flexible body and long antennae, 10 legs and a fan-shaped tail. While in biological terms, shrimp and prawns belong to different types of crustaceans, they are both very similar in appearance and they can both be used in these recipes. […]
In order to answer this question let’s start by understanding what candidiasis is, the infection caused by a Candida type of yeast. On the human skin and mucous membranes (mouth, vagina, digestive system) we can find different types of yeast including that of the genus Candida, which includes more than 100 different species, the best […]
Nuts have several health benefits because they contain essential fats. To help you eat nuts more frequently we have prepared our TOP 10 list, which includes recipes featuring almonds, walnuts, and cashews, but also peanuts, which are not nuts but legumes, and recipes with seeds for people that are allergic to nuts. Here are 10 […]
Several studies have suggested that eating nuts improves cardiovascular health and therefore reduces the risk of mortality from cardiovascular diseases. A new international study, including 123 329 participants aged 35 to 70 from 16 countries, was published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition and confirms this correlation.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.