Have you noticed experienced gastrointestinal symptoms such as bloating, gas, constipation, diarrhea, or a mixture of both, when you consume foods that contain wheat, lactose, onions, garlic, honey, sweeteners or certain fruits and vegetables? Have you seen a doctor and been diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? Did you then try the FODMAP* approach but did not find success with this method? If this is your case, here are some ways to shed light on the matter.
You may have noticed that as you get older, it is harder to maintain your usual weight. Many women gain weight when they cross over the threshold of menopause, especially around their waistline. On average, weight gain can be 0.5 kg (1 lb) per year, up to 2 to 4 kg (4.5 to 9 lbs) in total. But did you know that this weight gain can be avoided? Here’s how to prevent weight gain during menopause.
No time to go to a fitness center? No babysitter for the children? Find yourself outside the city for work or a vacation? We admit that it is not always easy to stick to a fixed schedule when it comes to exercising! To overcome this difficulty and to help keep you motivated for staying active, here are six versatile and inexpensive training tools to help you working out at home.
Have you heard about the LCHF diet? With no more than 100 g of carbohydrates per day and lots of good fats, it can help you lose weight and better control your blood sugar. We have designed a meal plan that will allow you to follow this diet without even thinking about it. Here are 10 tasty recipes that you may find in your LCHF meal plan. (more…)
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in industrialized countries in people aged 50 years and older. Food definitely plays an important role. Here are some dietary guidelines to prevent or slow the progression of AMD.