Last week, the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) published an article entitled “Food Guide under Fire at Obesity Summit”. One of the main issues was how fruit juice (125mL) is counted towards a fruit and vegetable serving on the Food Guide. With this logic, having a couple cups of juice daily could help you reach your daily requirements. The worry is that consumers are given the false impression that fruit juice is as healthy as a piece of fruit! Thi...
We already know that skipping breakfast is bad for weight, but now an American study reveals another repercussion:
Researchers followed 26,902 men aged between 45 and 82, and working in the field of health, for this study that lasted from 1992 to 2008.
The findings reveal that men who don’t have breakfast have 27% more risk of heart attack or death from coronary heart disease. Even after allowing for diet, physical activity, smoking and other lifestyle-related factors, this association per...
In a time of cooking shows, food porn, and foodies’ blogs, most family kitchens house an incredible collection of cookbooks of all sorts. But what are the “must own” books that any house cook should refer to as useful mean to expand their repertoires?
Here’s our list:
Joy of Cooking, Irma S. Rombauer, USA, 1936
The first edition was very innovative both in content and illustrations, with St. Martha of Bethany, the patron saint of cooking, slaying a dragon on the cover.
Here we continue our gastronomic tour of Morocco….
6. Camel Burger
OK, I’ll admit that our menu at Café Clock, Camel Burger and cheesecake, was probably not typically Moroccan! Still, it was absolutely delicious and it would have been a shame to miss the opportunity to taste camel meat!
7. Orange flower water
Surprisingly, orange flower water is not made from … orange flowers! This perfumed water is actually prepared from bitter oranges. Nowadays, it is often distilled i...
Many of us begin the year with good resolutions, the most common one being linked to shedding those extra kilos we put on during the holiday season … or the whole year 😉
In most cases, excess weight does not exceed 10 kg. You can lose these 10 kg by burning 80,000 calories. This seems enormous at first, but actually, it works out to only 220 calories per day over a year.
In other words, you have to only eat 220 calories less per day, or burn them through exercise, or do a combinati...