Author: Ian Mcdonalid

All you need to know about Tamanu oil

Today, I’m going to talk about Tamanu oil, a beauty oil that has made its mark on my personal grooming kit and pharmacy kit. The names of “green gold from the Pacific”,”Sacred oil”,”Oil with a thousand virtues” are the nicknames given in Polynesia to tamanu oil, it says a lot about the efficiency of this oil, which is not very well known in mainland France. Tamanu has been used for centuries in traditional Polynesian medicine and has aroused the interest of modern medicine in recent years, mainly because of its anti-viral properties. What is Tamanu oil ? Tamanu oil...

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5 reasons to replace your morning coffee with Macha

Are you a coffee drinker? Can’t you do without your morning coffee? Do you drink it very black and tight? Do you sometimes have small tremors, cold sweats or headaches? Do you know your morning coffee is involved? If so, you are not alone. Many adults around the world still prefer coffee, making it the most popular beverage of the morning in many countries. Even in Japan, one of the leading countries for green tea, many people drink coffee. This is not only caused by the establishment of the diabolical couple StarBEURK Café and MacGROnald, even if the American...

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What sport to do when you’re not athletic (and don’t like sport) ?

Running There are many of them, those anti-sport ones who swear by running. His good points? A rhythm and intensity that can be modulated, a changing décor and a proven anti-stress effect. Some compare it to meditation, others see performance, some run around town with their favorite playlist in their ears, others in the middle of nature with the noise of the wind as a competitor. We can’t swear that you’ll love it, but we can only advise you to try: gently, on an easy and pressure-free course. Walking Running, no thanks? Place in plan B. Yes, walking is...

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All you need to know about drunkorexie

The alcoholic diet that is a hit among young people. Everyone knows it: before a watered party, it is advisable to make a good meal so that you don’t get stuck and avoid being pumped too quickly. I mean, that was before drunkorexie, the latest “slimming diet” in fashion among students. What is drunkorexie ? Recent American and British studies have shown that more and more students are engaging in “drunkorexie” (or “alcoolorexie” in French). Still not recognized in the medical world, this eating disorder combines dangerously alcoholism and anorexia, since it simply consists of replacing meals with alcohol...

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Tomorrow, insects and microalgae in our plates?

What will we eat tomorrow? Faced with the growing demand for proteins on a global scale, industrialists are investing in the field of insects and microalgae. But they find themselves confronted with legislative and cultural obstacles. In the coming decades, the increase in world population and the nutritional transitions underway in emerging countries suggest a very strong increase in the demand for protein, predicts the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Insects are seen as an ideal alternative to meat to meet this demand. In fact, two billion people eat it every day, but not Westerners. Microalgae, which...

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