winter articles Tag

Nutrition: 5 essential vitamins and minerals in winter.

1- Vitamin C Not surprisingly, vitamin C tops the list of the 5 essential vitamins and minerals in winter. This vitamin, also known as ascorbic acid, has numerous benefits for combating low energy and immunity often associated with the winter season. Vitamin C contributes to the proper functioning ...

03
Nov
2023

Bringing in plants for winter: when and how?

1- When to bring your plants inside? As soon as the temperatures drop, it's time to turn in plants for the winter to protect them from the cold and frost. Depending on the region, this sheltering should be done in October or November. It is not possible to give a more precise answer to this ques ...

25
Nov
2022

Mountain Law: what does it change for your vehicle?

Why this new obligation? The obligation of winter equipment that will come into force on November 1, 2021 was decided in application of the Mountain Law II of December 28, 2016. The corresponding decree was published in the Official Journal on 18 October 2020. This measure is intended to enha ...

12
Oct
2021

Why should you air your house even in winter?

ps to renew the indoor air of the home and evacuate airborne pathogens, especially when the ambient humidity level is high. At a time of year when winter viruses are circulating, which can cause Covid but also the flu or the common cold, it is more important than ever to follow the official recom ...

23
Jan
2023

Weather: will winter be cold in 2022-2023?

Winter conditions return in December While October and November 2022 were milder than normal, weather forecasters expected to see temperatures drop in December. And indeed, the winter onslaught began in early December with an average temperature of 4.39°C in France on Friday, December 3, 2022. ...

05
Dec
2022

Quinoa with winter vegetables: a tasty and easy recipe

Ingredients Here are the ingredients needed to make winter vegetable quinoa for 4 people: 2 glasses of quinoa 3 glasses of cold water 1 carrot 1 shallot 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder 2 turns of pepper mill 2 pinches of salt To note: quinoa is cooked in 1.5 times its volume of water. I ...

09
Sep
2022

Chinese medicine: 3 tips to stay in shape in winter

n the body after assimilation. Furthermore, this traditional medicine associates the different organs of the body with the seasons and states that in winter you should strengthen the energy of the kidneys. To boost kidney energy and stay fit in winter, traditional Chinese dietetics recommends foc ...

09
Feb
2023

Light Therapy: 5 Tips to Make the Most of Natural Light in Winter

, it is essential to expose oneself to it to stimulate energy and start the day on the right foot. The first of the 5 tips to enjoy natural light in winter is to have your morning coffee or breakfast outside, making sure to dress warmly. Whenever the weather allows, sit at a cafe terrace, on your b ...

10
Nov
2023

Ecowatt: an electricity weather forecast to avoid blackouts this winter

ow the energy situation in France in real time. A way to prevent cuts The main objective of the Ecowatt device is to avoid power outages during the winter. This year, providing electricity everywhere in France is likely to be a bit more complicated than usual. The demand for electricity is goin ...

15
Sep
2022

Ski resorts: what is the health protocol for winter 2021-2022?

sory health pass from 12 years old Due to the deterioration of the epidemic situation in France, the health pass is mandatory in the ski resorts this winter. The health pass is officially required since December 4, 2021 for all people over 12 years and 2 months, including access to ski lifts and ...

14
Dec
2021

Bouquet: which seasonal flowers to offer?

the pompom... For an original touch, you can even incorporate decorative peppers into fall flower arrangements! What flowers are in season in winter? In winter, flowers are scarcer, but it is still possible to find seasonal bouquets featuring evergreens and winter fruiting bodies. Typical ...

07
Dec
2022

Hydrolatherapy : 5 hydrolats to drink to heal yourself

e drunk in hydrolotherapy to promote digestion and soothe flatulence. It is even said to have stimulating properties for the immune system to prevent winter viruses. Do not hesitate to use it in gargle in case of sore throat or angina. 5- Ravintsara hydrolate against winter ailments If you're lo ...

26
Jan
2023

Franche-Comté: 5 good reasons to visit Montbéliard in winter

vements of the famous architect of the Duke of Württemberg. 2- To taste the regional culinary specialties Another good reason to visit Montbéliard in winter and discover Franc-Comtois gastronomy and regional products. Local specialties are mainly composed of cheeses and charcuterie, such as ...

10
Nov
2021

Back pain and weather: is there a link between the two?

without finding a proven causal link between the onset of cold weather and increased back pain. So scientists have long claimed that the idea that winter is the worst season for back pain sufferers is just a popular belief... although they had also failed to prove no causal link! A 2019 study ...

12
Dec
2022

Bronchiolitis: soon a vaccine for babies and seniors.

old) are affected by this seasonal viral infection. In France alone, it is estimated that this virus is responsible for 50,000 hospitalizations every winter. These vaccines, on track to be authorized in France, would represent a significant progress in public health by preventing the winter epidemi ...

24
July
2023

How to repot and maintain a mimosa?

cognizable fragrance, these yellow pompons form an eye-catching golden ball. This bloom is all the more remarkable because it occurs in the middle of winter, when the other trees have not yet bloomed. What are the optimal growing conditions for a mimosa? Mimosas are only grown in the open ground ...

20
Feb
2007

Growing cabbage: what are the different varieties?

ive in all temperate climates. Cabbages, which belong to the large Brassicaceae family, are a must in the vegetable garden throughout the fall and winter. The 8 main types of cabbage In the vast Brassicaceae family, there are 8 major kinds of cabbage that are widely grown in gardens for their ...

10
Nov
2021

The larch: 5 surprising things to know about this tree

ix decidua belongs to the Pinaceae family, like spruce, cedar, pine and fir. But unlike most conifers, which keep their beautiful green needles in winter, larches turn golden and then red in autumn. This tree is moreover the only deciduous conifer in Europe: it loses its needles but keeps its ...

17
Nov
2021

The Japanese apple tree: a spring flowering shrub

te. Easy to live with, it enjoys sun exposure and is content with ordinary soil. Planting is done preferably in fall to ensure good rooting before winter. Choose a location in the sun and away from wind that could damage its flower buds. In practice, dig a hole about 70 cm in diameter and a ...

14
Apr
2022

Winter vacations : what to do in Val Thorens ?

1- Ski in an exceptional resort In winter, it is above all for skiing that mountain and snowboard lovers pleb>Val Thorens. The Ski Val Thorens resort has enjoyed worldwide acclaim since the resort was voted the world's best ski resort for the 4th time at the World Ski Awards in 2019. This int ...

20
Sep
2022