Author: Himanshu Gupta

Pesticide waste management in Quebec

May 16, 2018

Pesticide wastes consist of all or a portion of pesticides and materials contaminated with pesticides. This definition includes rinsing water (from rinsing empty containers and sprays), expired or withdrawn concentrate, empty containers, remaining slurry, spill residue and contaminated soil. There are two types of waste; household waste generated by the personal use of Class 4 and Class […]

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5 foods that make you smile

April 23, 2018

Some perfumes exert a powerful action on the emotions. Here are five, and their corresponding foods, that will help you feel better faster. The power of smells Close your eyes and imagine that you smell the smell of freshly baked bread or hot chocolate chip cookies. If you experience joy or peace, it is a sign that […]

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7 nutrients that fight fatigue

April 23, 2018

Do you feel lethargic? There is a good chance that your diet is involved. Here is a list of superfoods that will energize you. Eat to regain your energy If you run out of energy for a short walk or can not get through the day without taking a nap, you may be tired. The causes are many: […]

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What healthy people eat

April 23, 2018

Every professional has its secrets of the trade and the dietician Sue Mah is no exception. Here is the list of 14 foods she always keeps in her fridge. 1. Salmon “From a vitamin D and omega-3 perspective, salmon far surpasses all other fish,” says Suh Mah, an accredited dietician. “And it’s so easy to cook.” 2. […]

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What to eat before moving

April 23, 2018

Eating well before an exercise session can maximize benefits. Here are some pre-workout snacks offered by the readers of Plaisirs Santé. Yogurt and muesli ” I have a small bowl of lean yogurt with fresh berries, muesli and a mix of nuts and raisins. It keeps me in the stomach all through my session. ” -Suzie Apple and cheese ” I cut […]

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7 food myths and realities

April 23, 2018

If you have eliminated some of your favorite foods for fear that they are bad for your health, maybe that was a mistake. The results of studies indicate that some foods that were thought to be unhealthy may, in fact, be good for your health. Demythified food myths Over the years, various myths and misconceptions have […]

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15 steps to better feed yourself

April 23, 2018

It will be easier for you to change your eating habits if you proceed in stages. Each of these steps contributes to a healthy and natural lifestyle. Healthy habits There are no golden rules for healthy eating, but two basic principles: give your body a wide variety of foods and eat in moderation every day . If miracle foods and diets follow […]

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Algae to taste

April 23, 2018

The seaweed is not only used to wrap the sushi and to treat the curists. Discover which ones contain the most nutrients for your plate. 1. Better than you think Algae are up to date! They are bought fresh or lyophilized, in which case it is sufficient to let them soak in water before use. You’ll find them […]

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12 fresh foods to be kept separately

April 20, 2018

You come back from the grocery store with your basket full of beautiful fresh fruits and vegetables, but a few days later, they make gray mine. Here are some conservation rules to keep your food fresh longer. Leave the cucumbers apart Many fruits and fresh foods – tomatoes (yes, it’s a fruit), bananas and melons – produce ethylene […]

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Fats and proteins good for your health

April 20, 2018

An exclusively vegetal diet may have immune deficiencies. In fact, the body requires the consumption of healthy proteins and fats, the former contributing to the growth and maintenance of cells – antibodies, among others – the latter being metabolizing agents for the body. The truth about fat: some are good for you Numerous reports of the […]

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8 truths about coconut oil according to nutrition experts

April 20, 2018

In recent years, coconut oil has attracted a lot of interest from social networks and the internet. However, you have to look twice before you buy coconut oil galore. Coconut and saturated fat As incredible as it may sound, coconut oilcontains six times more saturated fat than olive oil, or about 12 grams per table spoon. “For most people, […]

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10 foods richer in potassium than a banana

April 20, 2018

A banana gives you less than 10% of your daily dose of potassium. Here are other sources of this essential mineral for your health. Butternut squash This sweet-tasting root vegetable beats potassium banana with 582 mg of this precious mineral per cup (250 ml), compared to 420 mg for banana. According to Health Canada, an adult should drink 4700 mg of potassium […]

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11 iron-rich foods for vegetarians

April 20, 2018

Refraining from eating meat should not be synonymous with iron deficiency, a mineral essential to our health. Here’s how to get your daily dose of iron with plant foods. Pumpkin seeds, a source of iron Pumpkin seeds are an excellent source of iron for vegetarians. A small handful contains 1 mg iron, or 5% of the recommended daily […]

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Cherries: 7 benefits and health benefits of cherry

April 20, 2018

Tasty with desire and ideal as a snack or dessert, the cherry has many benefits and health virtues unrecognized. Health benefits and virtues of cherries Nutritional value of the cherry A serving of 125 g of cherries provides 75 calories. Cherries provide beta-carotene – especially sour cherries (6 mg per 100 g) -, some vitamin C […]

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Fruit and vegetable juices: good or bad for health?

April 20, 2018

Fruit and vegetable juices can help us eat more fruits and vegetables every day. But are these juices good or bad for our health? Are fruit and vegetable juices good or bad for our health? Doctors and nutritionists urge their patients to eat more fruits and whole vegetables to benefit from all the nutrients. It is recommended to […]

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