June 13, 2014

Be generous with chickpeas!

Chickpeas should be part of our weekly diet. First, they’re an excellent source of protein: a cup of chickpeas contains as much protein as a serving […]
May 3, 2014

Guide to resources on vegetarianism here and elsewhere

Recently we asked on our Facebook page for your sources about vegetarianism here and elsewhere, and we received many answers. We are pleased to see that […]
May 3, 2014

One Brazil nut per day

The best source of selenium in our diet is by far the Brazil nut. A single Brazil nut meets our daily needs completely. Selenium has an […]
May 3, 2014

Cabbage is good for the liver

The cabbage family (which includes Brussels sprouts, broccoli and rapini) protect us from cancer by stimulating the liver to produce enzymes to detoxify carcinogens. Among the […]
May 2, 2014

Sparkling, seductive spinach

The numbers supporting the nutritional value of spinach are truly mind-boggling. A cup of cooked spinach contains about 11,000 μg of lutein and zeaxanthins, phytonutrients that […]
May 2, 2014

Quinoa, an all-star grain

Quinoa has many nutritional qualities: it contains complete protein, is gluten free, is rich in fiber, folate and several minerals (iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, manganese). Quinoa […]
April 30, 2014

Beets are utterly dilateful!

The nitrates found in many vegetables, including leafy greens and beets, act as arterial dilators, improving circulation throughout the body – brain, muscles, genitals. They thereby […]
April 29, 2014

The prolonged benefit of legumes

We’ve known for a long time that legumes have a low glycemic index. They raise the blood sugar roughly half as much as most other foods […]
April 29, 2014

The honourable kale

Kale is a food of high vitamin and mineral content that has been growing in popularity. One cup of kale provides 134% of our daily requirement […]