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All about “Olive”, a Mediterranean fruit

May 1, 2020

The fruit of the olive tree is commonly consumed in Mediterranean countries where its culture occupies an important place. The great interest in the health benefits of the olive and its oil comes from the results of studies that have demonstrated a low incidence of coronary heart disease and certain cancers in countries where the diet […]

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All about “Oregano”

May 1, 2020

Oregano or common oregano, also wild marjoram or perennial marjoram, is a perennial herb from the Lamiaceae family. It is used for its aromatic properties in cooking and for its medicinal properties. Oregano oil is used in perfumery and in pharmacies. Characteristics of oregano: Rich in antioxidants; Anti-infectious; Anti-skeptic; Anti-bacterial; Relieves digestive disorders. What is oregano? Food […]

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All about “Green Onion”

May 1, 2020

Health profile The green onion is an aromatic plant which, in Quebec, is improperly named “shallot”. Elsewhere in the world, it is sometimes called ”  spring onion  “. Its flavor is somewhere between that of onion and chives. The white part of the green onion is used like the onion, while the green part is generally considered to be a fine herb. […]

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All about “Onion”

May 1, 2020

Health profile The onion is a universal flavor, consumed in all regions of the world. There are several varieties, some of which are particularly rich in antioxidants. The onion is part of the large family of alliacs and, like garlic, it is attributed certain beneficial properties for health. Active ingredients and properties Several prospective and epidemiological studies have shown that a high consumption of […]

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All about “Oyster”

April 12, 2020

Health profile The oyster, which is a bivalve mollusc (a valve, each of the two parts of their shell), is an excellent source of vitamin B12 , copper , iron , zinc , as well as several other nutrients. In addition, the lipid content of the oyster, slightly higher than that of other seafood, gives it the advantage of being a good source of vitamins […]

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All about “Okra”

April 6, 2020

Health profile Okra is a typical vegetable of the African diet. It is also found in southern Europe, India, the Middle East, the West Indies and South America. Okra, also called okra, is eaten raw, cooked and sometimes in dehydrated form. Its special flavor and texture, as well as the nutritive compounds it contains, make it a vegetable […]

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All about “Squid, Octopus and Cuttlefish”

March 31, 2020

Health profile The consumption of tentacle animals is less and less marginal. The most popular species are octopus (octopus), squid and cuttlefish. The octopus can be recognized by its large rounded head and its long tentacles. Squid and cuttlefish are characterized by their shorter tentacles than their long, tapered bodies. The squid (also called squid) is, however, smaller than […]

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All about “Oats”, the healthy food

March 29, 2020

Health profile A very popular cereal for several years, the main advantage of oats is its soluble fiber content . In fact, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized a claim that a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, including soluble fiber, can reduce the risk of coronary heart disease . 1 It is interesting to note that of all cereals, oats […]

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ORGANIC FARMING

January 23, 2018

WHAT IS ORGANIC FARMING? Organic farming is defined as that kind of agriculture which uses the traditional ways of farming instead of modern techniques so that there is not too much effect on the natural properties of soil & crop environment. Organic farming is the farming done with the natural processes by following them not […]

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