All about “Plum”

October 16, 2020

The health benefits of plum Regulates transit It is the fiber content of the plum that will intervene in the prevention of constipation . It can also be eaten dry for more efficiency. Boosts immune defenses The vitamin C contained in the plum will help you fight against minor infections such as the common cold or sore throat since […]

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All about “Bamboo shoot”

October 16, 2020

What are bamboo shoots? Bamboo is a plant native to Asia that grows in areas with a tropical climate. The shoots have been eaten for thousands of years. The shoot is not the only part that can be consumed. The leaves, heart, and sweet liquid from the stems are also edible. The bamboo shoots are ivory white in color […]

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All about “Chicken”

October 16, 2020

Health profile Chicken consumption increased 113% from 1973 to 2003. Deprived of its skin, this very popular poultry in Canada is lower in fat than certain cuts of red meat. Its white flesh is also less fat than its brown flesh, but both provide more than a dozen essential vitamins and minerals. Active ingredients and properties […]

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All about “Pumpkin”

October 16, 2020

Pumpkin history The pumpkin would have been created in Japan, precisely on the island of Hokkaido, around 1878 from the buttercup or Hubbard squash then introduced late in France in the 1950s. In English, the most popular variety is called “Red Kuri squash “. In France, it is called pumpkin, which is a combination of the […]

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All about “Pork and wild boar”

October 16, 2020

Health profile Pork contains several nutrients essential for health. It contains high quality protein. It is also rich in zinc, selenium and group B vitamins, especially vitamin B1 (thiamine) whose levels surpass those of other meats. Its fat content varies depending on the cut, but generally pork is considered lean meat. Active ingredients and properties Cardiovascular diseases . Meat is […]

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All about “Dry peas / Split peas”

October 16, 2020

Health profile Dry peas, yellow or green, are a very common legume in our diet, just like soybeans, peanuts and dry beans. It is low in fat, high in carbohydrates, protein and dietary fiber in addition to contributing to the intake of several vitamins and minerals. However, like most other legumes, dry peas are not complete in […]

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All about “Chickpea”

October 16, 2020

Health profile The chickpea is a legume commonly consumed in the Mediterranean regions and which we are beginning to tame here. A food with many possibilities, chickpeas are one of the main ingredients of hummus and falafels, two traditional Middle Eastern dishes that are increasingly found here. Chickpeas: understand everything in 2 minutes Dried chickpeas should […]

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All about “Pear”

October 16, 2020

Nutritional value of pear   Raw with peel, medium size / 165 g Canned, light syrup, 125 ml (1/2 cup) / 133 g Calories 96 76 Protein 0.6 g 0.3 g Carbohydrates 25.7 g 20.1 g Lipids 0.2 g 0.0 g Dietary fiber 5.0 g 2.1 g Glycemic load  : Low Antioxidant power  : Very high Source  : […]

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All about “Oyster mushroom”

September 11, 2020

Health profile There are more than thirty varieties of oyster mushrooms. Most of them are edible, and several are grown commercially. The oyster mushroom represents about 25% of the world mushroom production. The oyster mushroom in the shell (or oyster-shaped) is the best known. It is eaten fresh or dried. This mushroom contains significant amounts of vitamins and minerals, especially […]

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All about “Sweet potato”

September 11, 2020

The sweet potato is a perennial plant grown in the tropics and subtropics such as Central America, Peru or the Philippines. It is cultivated for its edible tubers. Depending on the variety, the skin and flesh of the sweet potato can be white, yellow, orange, or purple. The benefits of sweet potato: Rich in fiber; Low […]

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All about “Pumpkin”

September 11, 2020

Pumpkin history The pumpkin would have been created in Japan, precisely on the island of Hokkaido, around 1878 from the buttercup or Hubbard squash then introduced late in France in the 1950s. In English, the most popular variety is called “Red Kuri squash “. In France, it is called pumpkin, which is a combination of the […]

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All about “Pitaya, dragon fruit”, with many benefits

September 11, 2020

The pitaya or dragon fruit is a tasty and colorful exotic fruit, coming from a cactus. It will enhance your original fruit salads and will bring you many health benefits thanks to its richness in fiber, water and vitamins. It is a fruit native to Central America and Southeast Asia that is mainly found in Asian grocery […]

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All about “Watermelon”

September 11, 2020

Nutritional value of watermelon   Raw watermelon, 125 ml (½ cup) diced / 80 g Calories 24 Protein 0.5 g Carbohydrates 6.1 g Lipids 0.1 g Dietary fiber 0.3 g Glycemic load  : Low Antioxidant power: Low Sources  : Health Canada. Canadian Nutrient File , 2010. Watermelon health profile   The watermelon or watermelon , has a taste refreshing thirst-quenching. Red or pink , white or yellow , its flesh is an important source […]

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All about “Pork and wild boar”

September 11, 2020

Health profile Pork contains several nutrients essential for health. It contains high quality protein. It is also rich in zinc, selenium and group B vitamins, especially vitamin B1 (thiamine) whose levels surpass those of other meats. Its fat content varies depending on the cut, but generally pork is considered lean meat. Active principles and properties Cardiovascular diseases . Meat is […]

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All about “Pistachio”

September 11, 2020

Health profile The pistachio can be eaten raw or roasted, salted or not. In some countries (eg Turkey) it is consumed as a paste made from oil, sugar and pistachios. The shell of the pistachio turns pink as it dries, a phenomenon taken up by the food industry which often dyes it a red rose. Like many nuts and oilseeds […]

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