Month: February 2018

How to Maximize Your Energy During Long Training Sessions

February 28, 2018 No Comments

Have you ever lacked energy during a long training session? It can be difficult to choose what to eat or drink during exercise, especially when you read that sugar is bad for your health. Here are a few simple tips to maximize your energy during training sessions lasting an hour or more.

TOP 10 Recipes Featuring Maple Syrup

February 27, 2018 No Comments

When spring comes to light, in Quebec, Maple Sugar Time begins. This is the period when maple syrup is harvested. We gather in sugar shacks to celebrate with family or friends. However, nothing prevents you from tasting some maple syrup from your own home. Here are some yummy recipe suggestions that showcase maple syrup.

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The Hidden Power of Food

February 27, 2018 No Comments

As part of Nutrition Month 2018, I want to take you on a journey; discovering the different powers of food…

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5 Heart-Healthy Foods

February 27, 2018 No Comments

An important factor involved in the risk of developing cardiovascular disease is diet. Prevention is essential because this type of disease is one of the leading causes of death in Canada. Healthy eating for the heart starts with including key foods into our daily lives. Here are some suggestions.

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When Young Children Eat Gluten-Free – Challenges and Solutions

February 15, 2018 No Comments

This article was submitted by our partner, the Fondation québécoise de la maladie cœliaque (FQMC). It was written by a dietitian to help those on a gluten-free diet. However, the information is relevant to everyone! The diet of a child from 1 to 5 years is full of peculiarities. Yes, they can sometimes make you […]

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Milk and Vegetable Beverages – How to Make Your Choice?

February 15, 2018 No Comments

This article was submitted by our partner, the Fondation québécoise de la maladie cœliaque (FQMC). It was written by a dietitian to help those on a gluten-free diet. However, the information is relevant to everyone! Milk as a nutritional beverage is no longer the only available choice in grocery stores. Whatever the reason why a […]

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Top 10 Chinese Recipes to Wake Up Your Taste-Buds

February 8, 2018 No Comments

Chinese cuisine is one of the most popular in the world. Its balanced and flavorful dishes are easy to recreate at home. We’ve found 10 Chinese recipes for you to try right now.

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Should We Replace Sugar with Fat in Our Diet?

February 8, 2018 No Comments

A few months ago, the results of the PURE study (Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology) were published and made a lot of noise in the media. The main message that has been conveyed on social media is that we should replace carbohydrates with fats in our diet. Some went even further by saying that bacon is a good choice or that it would be better to […]

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Weight or Waist: Which is the Most Important?

February 5, 2018 No Comments

Did you know that it is possible to have a normal weight while still having a high body fat percentage and an increased risk of developing chronic disease? An excess of fat, especially around the stomach, is associated with a higher risk of diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, fatty liver, sleep apnea and cancers. Heart conditions are […]

TOP 10: Healthy Desserts

February 5, 2018 No Comments

To end a festive meal, dessert is a must. So you don’t end up eating something too high in sugar or fat, here are 10 healthy desserts to enjoy. Of course, there’s chocolate, but also plenty of surprises…

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Is Dark Chocolate Healthy?

February 5, 2018 No Comments

You’ve certainly already heard that dark chocolate is good for your health, or that it’s better for you than milk chocolate. But is that really the case? Here’s the answer!

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