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All about “Marjoram” close to “Oregano”

May 1, 2020

Marjoram is a perennial plant native to West Asia and the Mediterranean basin. It is eaten as a spice and its flavor close to oregano is used in Italian and Greek dishes. Its small down-covered leaves differentiate it from oregano. Characteristics of marjoram: Source of antioxidants; Source of vitamin K; Contains copper and potassium; Fight against the […]

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All about “Macadamia nut”

April 30, 2020

The health benefits of macadamia nuts Fight against cholesterol With a very high content of monounsaturated fatty acids, macadamia nuts will tend to lower the level of “bad” cholesterol (LDL). It will therefore be very interesting to integrate in small amounts in your diet to get its benefits. Prevents type 2 diabetes Recent scientific studies have […]

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All about “Millet”, wheat substitute?

April 30, 2020

Millet is a cereal native to Africa that is still little used here, although it is more and more easily found on the market. It can replace wheat in gluten-free diets since it lacks this protein. Features of millet: Source of fiber; Source of vegetable proteins; Source of iron; Source of phosphorus; Source of magnesium. What […]

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All about “Mackerel”, a healthy fish

April 30, 2020

Mackerel is a saltwater fish, highly prized for its flesh. It belongs to the same family as the tuna. It is very nutritious, inexpensive and can be consumed in various ways. Characteristics of mackerel: Rich in omega 3; Source of vitamin D; Source of group B vitamins; Source of iron, iodine and selenium; Rich in protein. What […]

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All about “Mustard”

April 30, 2020

Health profile Even though it is better known as a condiment, mustard is a plant with edible seeds and leaves. Mustard belongs to the large cruciferous family, just like cauliflower, broccoli and cabbage. The best known species are white (or yellow), black and brown mustards and they are all cultivated in Canada. This fact sheet will mainly deal […]

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All about “Mango”

April 29, 2020

Nutritional value of mango   Raw mango, ½ fruit (100 g) Calories 67 Protein 0.5 g Carbohydrates 17.6g Fat 0.3 g Dietary fiber 1.9g Glycemic load Low Antioxidant power Student Sources  : Health Canada. Canadian Nutrient File , 2010. Mango: understand everything in 2 min Mango health profile   The mango is a tropical fruit most consumed in the world after […]

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All about “Mussel / Mold”

April 29, 2020

Versatile, they lend themselves to preparations inspired by the great cuisines of the world. Add herbs, saffron, curry, garlic, tomato, or coconut milk. Easy to prepare, they can transform a simple dish into a gourmet meal. Farmed mussels are eaten all year round while wild mussels are harvested and consumed during the months of March, April, May, October […]

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All about “Mint”

April 29, 2020

Health profile The vast majority of studies on mint have been carried out on the essential oil extracted from this plant rather than on the consumption of the leaves. This section will deal with fresh, dried or herbal mint leaves. It is important to consider that the studies carried out on mint leaves use different varieties of mint, […]

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All about “Mandarin”

April 29, 2020

The mandarin is a citrus native to Southeast Asia. The mandarin tree is the mandarin tree, a tree in the Rutacae family. It is a small round and slightly flattened fruit with a diameter of 5 to 9 cm. Its bark is fine, of an orange-red color. Its sweet and fragrant flesh is one of the least acidic among […]

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All about “Melon”, the flagship fruit of summer

April 29, 2020

Melons, like cantaloupe and honeydew, are refreshing fruits. They are a wonderful addition to breakfasts, desserts, aperitifs and salads. It is a flagship food of the summer which the French love. Characteristics of the melon: Rich in water; Low in calories; Source of vitamin A and C; Rich in antioxidants; Source of fiber. What is melon? Food […]

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All about “Corn / Maize”

April 29, 2020

Health profile The corn is a grain native of America, used sometimes as a vegetable. Although it is part of the traditional indigenous diet throughout the American continent, it is less popular in Europe where it is more reserved for livestock. We mostly know yellow corn, but in recent years we have started to see on the shelves products […]

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All about “Miso”, from fermented soybean

April 29, 2020

Miso is a savory condiment made from fermented soybean paste. This food comes from Asia and is found in particular in Japanese miso soup. Its salty flavor enhances dishes and makes it possible to replace salt. Characteristics of miso: Low in calories; Source of good quality protein; Source of iron and zinc; Source of group B vitamins; […]

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All about “Molasses”, its health benefits

April 29, 2020

The health benefits of molasses Richer in minerals than sugar The sugar content of molasses is high, however unlike white sugar, it provides many minerals of interest to the body. Maintains bone health There is a very interesting amount of calcium in molasses, allowing you to maintain good bone health and prevent osteoporosis . Antioxidant Recent studies […]

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All about “Mirabelle Plum”

April 28, 2020

The health benefits of Mirabelle plum Antioxidant Very rich in beta-carotenes, the mirabelle plum will help to preserve the cells of the skin in particular by slowing down the cellular aging. Facilitates transit These are the fibers contained in the mirabelle plum which will facilitate digestion while fighting against constipation . Low calorie A fruit with a […]

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All about “Maca”

April 28, 2020

Maca history This plant grows only at altitude and mainly in Peru (Andres plateau from 3500 to 4500 m). It has been cultivated there for at least 3000 years. It grows in extreme climatic conditions (winds, rocky ground, freezing temperature at night). Originally eaten fresh like a potato, maca could also be dried, then reduced to powder for […]

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