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Author: Lakshay Jindal

What is the taste of vegetables?

September 14, 2018

” It was better before ! The vegetables had more taste. We often think so, convinced by our memories or by an inclination to magnify the past. But looking closer, was the food once so much better?  Take what nature gives us … … yes, but without domestication , no food. The wild ancestors of our carrots, lettuce, radishes, eggplants and […]

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Focus on Eremurus, the Steppe Lily.

August 9, 2018

The plant to impress his friends! We are now focusing on Eremurus, because once installed, it is a very gratifying plant . It becomes big, flowers long enough, and has a surprising appearance. Where does he come from and who are his parents? Before marrying a new plant, do you want to know more about her family and […]

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Urban agriculture: the last cow in Paris

August 9, 2018

A little riddle! Question: Do you know when was the last cow from Paris ? Answer: in 1971 . At the moment when the City of Paris announced the creation of a giant urban farm at the Porte de la Chapelle , it seemed important to show with this little riddle in the form of a booster, that urban agriculture is  not […]

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A little history of gardens

August 9, 2018

Today – once is not custom – we want to tackle a theme that crosses gardening and society . It is that of the relationship between the garden and the social representation. If you were expecting people to say, “The rich there are gardens like that, the poor are brave and you have them like that …” or conversely, you’ll […]

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All you ever wanted to know about sex in plants (1 of 3)

August 9, 2018

A little reference to Woody Allen’s movie , this title! That we do not accuse us of deception, it is good sex which we will speak here! But if this dear Woody posed a lot of questions about the comparative interest of this or that sexual practice (and how, incidentally, to get there), the plants themselves, until proven […]

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All you ever wanted to know about sex in plants (2 of 3)

August 9, 2018

After an introduction to the sexuality of plants, read here here is a fun little recreation, with some pretty striking examples of what nature could invent to achieve its ends, and frankly, question innovation , nature arises there. The color spots that humans do not see. We enjoy looking at the shimmering colors of the flowers, but do you […]

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Let’s act for biodiversity by becoming third-garden activists!

August 9, 2018

The third garden, kezako? The third garden is simply to leave a part of the garden fallow – to abandon it to nature alone. How? Technically, simply by not putting your feet , or almost: we tell you more, a little lower on this same page. And what is this for ? Biodiversity is in danger! Everyone is aware today that biodiversity is in […]

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Paise of the Potato!

April 24, 2018

 Over the years, the humble potato has gained a bad reputation. Here is what will help change the opinion you have of this tuber, much healthier than you might think. In addition to being cheap, the potato is low in fat and high in fiber and protein . In addition, an average tuber provides about half of the recommended […]

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Anti-PMS (Premenstrual syndrome) foods

April 24, 2018

The following foods will help you fight the symptoms of PMS. Eat well to suffer less Irritability, mood swings, depression, anxiety, impulsiveness, the feeling of losing one’s head, fatigue, loss of attention, bloating and pain, how many of us are afflicted month after month with these detestable symptoms! Fortunately, there are solutions, some of which are […]

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Why eat more root vegetables

April 23, 2018

There are no healthier foods than beets, carrots, parsnips and turnips. Here’s how these vegetables can help you. 1. Roots can help reduce your risk of cancer According to a study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, a compound found in raw carrots had the effect of reducing the risk of cancer in rats. For […]

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Do nutraceuticals really treat?

April 23, 2018

Extract of garlic or ginseng, glucosamine, oregano oil: these substances qualified as nutraceuticals are praised for their preventive and curative properties. But are they really effective? The Plaisirs Santé team looked into the matter. You have certainly read about claims, for example, that ginseng could help alleviate diabetes by asking if it was true. Or heard your best friend repeat that […]

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The benefits of white wine

April 23, 2018

This is good news for white wine lovers: according to recent studies, it is as good for the heart as red wine. Discover which ones are the best for you. Have a drink, red wine! The results of a study published in September in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry in which the antioxidant effects of […]

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Are artificial sweeteners safe?

April 23, 2018

Artificial sweeteners are ubiquitous in our diet. But are they healthy and do they really help you lose weight? People who count their calories or try to limit their consumption of sugar generally turn to artificial sweeteners . Since they are found in lean yogurt, sugar-free gum and many diet dishes, it’s hard to avoid these sweet-flavored substances. Safety […]

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Do you eat too much sugar?

April 23, 2018

The authors of Canada’s Food Guide recommend limiting the consumption of foods and beverages high in sugar. Here’s why you should follow this advice. The Canadian Sugar Institute estimates that the average Canadian consumes about 16 teaspoons , more than one-third of a cup of sugar a day , apart from sugars naturally found in fruits, vegetables or dairy products. Of course, […]

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Why eat more fish

April 23, 2018

Fish is a key part of a healthy diet. Find out why you should eat more Most Canadians do not eat enough fish. On average, we are missing 45 grams to meet the two 75-g portions per week recommended by Health Canada. There would be a little effort to make there, for the happiness of our heart. “One […]

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