Health

No, meadows do not grow by themselves…

July 10, 2018

The meadows where the cows graze peacefully seem very “natural” to us. However, the farmer-breeder had to choose and sow seeds to ensure a quality pasture. At the 9th Gnis Biodiversity Day, May 12, 2016, Julien Greffier, Forage Product Manager at LG Seeds, was our guide. He explained to us how the farmer must make wise choices to […]

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Why BLACK PLASTIC pollutes the planet and threatens our HEALTH

July 1, 2018

Used extensively in the electronics industry, black plastic containing toxic substances is mixed with other plastics during recycling, used for food-consuming goods or toys. The plastic is everywhere. Every year, humans produce about 400 million tonnes . But not all plastics are equivalent. Depending on their use, is sometimes added their additives to color, make them resistant to heat , more solid and more flexible, etc. Some […]

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Recipe for removing heavy metals: Garlic and Onion

June 29, 2018

How to extract heavy metals from effluents released by industrial activity? Using garlic and onion peelings, a new study shows . These condiments absorb heavy metals so efficiently that they could become filters on an industrial scale.  Human activity does not create  heavy metals . These are present in the earth’s crust and are not harmful as such. However, the exploitation of natural deposits, the metallurgical […]

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PLANTS: IMMENSE HEALTH POTENTIAL

June 27, 2018

Plants represent a gigantic source of active molecules of plant origin, and the resources of the flora are far from being totally inventoried. Around the world, we continue to search for plants that can be used as a basis for new treatments. Relatively recent, this systematic search for plant therapeutic resources opens up extremely promising prospects. The […]

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Medicines made from plants

June 27, 2018

Several drugs based on plants could be in your pharmacy. Indeed, nearly half of the drugs we use today have a composition of plant origin, and a quarter contain plant extracts or active molecules directly from plants. In doing so, these plants are the most widespread treatment method in the world, even including Western countries. Plants for drugs Use plants to make medicines: […]

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PLANTS TO PREVENT AND CURE DISEASES

June 27, 2018

The development of new drugs remains more than essential. Research in this area must continue, as humans are still disarmed by a number of diseases, starting with cancer. In this quest, plants are one of the most valuable raw materials and an irreplaceable source of innovation. The health benefits of plants It is no coincidence that plants are present […]

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Plants and home remedies to treat burns

June 27, 2018

The burn is related to exposure to too intense heat. Fortunately, there are some home remedies and grandma’s tricks to treat minor burns. However, all extensive, deep and, above all, non-painful burns (indicating third degree involvement) require immediate medical attention. Burns: Causes, Symptoms and Remedies The burn is a lesion of the skin or mucous membrane due to the intense heat, […]

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HEALTH: 5 AMAZING REMEDIES: THANKS TO THE PLANTS

June 27, 2018

The use of natural remedies is now generally accepted, with many people turning to medicinal plants and nutrition for their health. Studies continue to prove that nature has done a remarkable job in helping us stay healthy. Here are five exceptional plants that heal, protect and have many health benefits. REMEDY TO INSOMNIA: LAVENDER (LAVANDULA SPICA) According to Statistics Canada, women […]

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THE POWER OF MEDICINAL PLANTS

June 27, 2018

Medicinal plants are a gift of nature. Plant organs or their derivatives have a healing power. The power of medicinal plants Many plants in the plant world have medicinal properties recognized by the scientific community. These elements of nature, the main tools of the herbalist, are a guarantee of success for your health . Pleasures Health shares here the […]

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KUDZU: a plant to reduce alcohol consumption

June 27, 2018

Kudzu is a natural remedy known to reduce the craving for alcohol and to combat problems related to drinking. But is it really effective? Kudzu: a well-known supplement to help fight alcohol dependence Can a plant used mostly in cooking have real effects on the desire to drink? The rather mixed results of the few studies on […]

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NATURAL REMEDIES and MEDICINAL PLANTS: Effective or Not?

June 27, 2018

According to a study by the Office of Technology Assessment, in the United States, only 20% of the remedies currently in use have a scientifically proven efficacy. It is not that they are devoid of good effects: most have them. But their benefits can come from a placebo effect that would be described as the only way to […]

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The truth about GLUCOSE SYRUP

June 24, 2018

Glucose syrup hidden in everyday foods threatens your body weight, your waistline and your health. Here’s what you need to know about this added sugar to eliminate it from your diet. The deluge of glucose syrup In the early 1800s, refined sugar and honey were rare treats . At the time, the average North American consumed only about 2.25 kg (5 […]

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Expiry date: 9 foods to keep indefinitely: ETERNAL FOODS

June 24, 2018

These foods have found the secret of eternal youth. Unpasteurized honey Often referred to as “food of the gods”, honey is full of health benefits, and is great for your hair . “In fact, some cultures (and some studies) have historically harnessed the antibacterial virtues of honey to treat wounds,” says Dr. Elizabeth Trattner, a doctor of Chinese […]

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7 tips to eat VEGETARIAN FOODS without DEFICIENCIES

June 23, 2018

Vegetarian does not necessarily rhyme with greenish complexion or anemia, but it is true that severely cutting the flesh can have adverse effects on your health. Here is the survival guide for eating vegetarian and avoid deficiencies! Vegetarian food for beginners It’s not always easy to sort through your  kitchen  when you start eating vegetarian. Fans of this diet […]

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BEER AND ITS EFFECTS ON HEALTH

June 23, 2018

Beer production began around 5,000 BC in the present-day region of Iraq and Egypt, where barley, still in its present form, grew in abundance. Beer and health Just about every crop has found a way to make beer with local grains: Africans use sprouted corn, millet and sorghum the Russians make a light beer with […]

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