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Superfruit: pomegranate

2018-09-17T17:28:01+00:0017-09-18|Health, Infos, Nutrition|

One superfruit that has been used for ever! – Considered as a superfruit, pomegranate has protecting effects against oxidant stress, cardiovascular diseases, dementia, inflammatory reactions and some cancers. A real health elixir due to its high polyphenols level – which are strong antioxidants three times more elevated than green tea ones – as well as vitamins B6, B9 and C. - Pomegranate protects against cardiovascular diseases and delays the appearance of arteriosclerosis (the thickening, tightening and elasticity loss of arteries).  - It would protects brain from dementia and from diseases such as Parkinson and Alzheimer due to its neuroprotective effect.  -  [...]

Cold brew coffee

2018-09-17T14:13:40+00:0017-09-18|Infos, Nutrition|

For any amateur, cold brew coffee is a refreshing alternative enabling a totally new tasting angle.  – Concept Contrary to what might be assumed, it ain't an iced-coffee made from an expresso served with ice cubes. That is simply a coffee obtained without heat, thus cold-extracted for a long time.  Process Coffee beans are coarse-grounded and then soaked into water for about twenty hours. Infusion must be long as the water used is at room temperature or chilled. Finally, beans are filtered from water and coffee is ready for tasting! Taste To the palate, flavors are much different. Coffee acidity [...]

Carbs: review

2018-09-11T15:49:00+00:0011-09-18|Infos, Nutrition|

- Between diets, gym programs or even diseases, we are meant to believe that carbohydrates should be banned! Shall we know that carbs are present amongst vegetables, so no need to make a whole dish ;-) Roughly speaking Carbohydrates give body cells energy so they can communicate between them. Once eaten, carbs turn quickly into glucose that allows many cells to function, such as the brain's ones! The brain would need about 140 grams of carbs a day. There are the simply carbohydrates - called quick-release sugar, which quickly increase the blood sugar level; and the complex sugars - called [...]

10 ways to stay focused at work

2018-08-20T15:04:25+00:0020-08-18|Health, Infos|

- 10 ways to stay focused at work Avoid multitasking: scientists have found that it is actually less efficient! One thing at a time for full attention. Meditate: this takes practice, but when mastered, one minute is enough to clear your mind and focus afterwards. Exercise! Exercising would improve concentration capacity as the release of chemical rewires memory circuits. To-do lists: simple but efficient, it will help you visualize! The satisfaction you will get from erasing your note once accomplished will keep you challenged. Use colors and highlighters to stimulate your brain! Drink! Water is vital for the brain to [...]

5 desserts you can have while on a diet


Here are 5 desserts weight loss friendly that will satisfy your sweet tooth! Or just desserts we can abuse from ;-) Cinnamon banana  - Place the crosscut or in rings banana on a pan at medium heat (or oven, but less convenient) - Squeeze a bit of lemon  - Sprinkle with cinnamon, almonds or any other nuts (you can grill them beforehand) Ready in 5 minutes!   Mango sorbet - Chop the mango and freeze it (at least 4 hours) - Blend until desired texture Option: sprinkle with dried cranberries or goji berries for an even more exotic taste.    [...]

“Be” on holidays


Are you really on holidays ? - We might be halfway around the world or at our little sweet home, it can be difficult to literally "be" on holidays. If you tend to think about what you've got to plan, to ruminate, even when standing by the beach, then this article is for you! These well-being keys have been found in a Health magazine (an interview with Nicole Bordeleau), read by the pool – a surprisingly resourcing afternoon. Allow time for adjusting We hardly become zen overnight! Depending on the accumulated fatigue, the body needs two to three days of [...]