Health


infection urinaire

Interstitial cystitis vs bacterial cystitis

The common cystitis is an inflammation of the bladder caused most often by the E-coli bacteria and can be treated in severe cases with antibiotics.  Cystitis is a chronic disease.  It lasts over time.  Although the two diseases have many symptoms in common, there should be no mixing up because […]


laboratoire recherches

Research references

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Nutritional Guide

The World Health Organization is the directing and coordinating authority for global health. It implements nutrition goals around the world to promote good health and prevent diseases. According to this worldwide health agency, a healthy diet helps protect against malnutrition and non communicable diseases such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease, stroke and cancer


Airelle  Idaea

The phenolic compounds of Lingonberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea)

Lingonberries (vaccinium vitis-idea), also known cowberries, grow among small woody plants on the banks of the St. Lawrence Gulf. Lingonberry plants produce red fruits which are very rich in antioxidant compounds, mainly phenolic compounds such as flavonols, anthocyanins, catechines, caffeoyl and ferulic acid. The cowberry fruit offers very interesting pharmacological […]