Month: August 2018

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Goji Berry, the laughing fruit

August 27, 2018 No Comments

In recent years, goji berries have become increasingly popular in the West, where they are presented as the latest “superfood”. Notwithstanding some well orchestrated marketing, to date no reliable clinical trial have confirmed the benefits of these berries on health, even though it has been confirmed that they are rich in antioxidants. And yet goji […]

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3 Nutritional Tips to Recover Faster from an Injury

August 27, 2018 No Comments

Musculoskeletal injuries such as sprains, fractures and strains are very common among active people. They account for more than 50% of sports injuries. But did you know that it is possible to optimize your diet to promote healing from an injury? Here are 3 tips to help you!

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TOP 5: Best Foods to Stock Up for Winter

August 24, 2018 2 Comments

At the end of the summer, it’s time to bring home large quantities of fresh produce at great prices. In winter, these same foods are scarce and more expensive, but with a little organization, it is possible to savour them all year long. Here we help you discover the 5 best foods to stock up.

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How To Make Your Own Homemade Sports Drink

August 20, 2018 No Comments

A sports drink such as Gatorade is useful for exercise that last for more than an hour. It is a drink specially designed to provide energy in the form of carbohydrates and to replace electrolyte lost through sweat. But do you know that it is very easy to make your own homemade sports drink with […]

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A New Menu Low in Carbohydrates and High in Good Fats (LCHF)

August 17, 2018 No Comments

A diet low in carbohydrates and high in fat, commonly called the Low-Carb High-Fat (LCHF) Diet is very trendy lately. This is a less restrictive version of the ketogenic diet.

4 Nutrition Tips for Young Athletes

August 16, 2018 No Comments

An optimal diet offers numerous benefits for active children or adolescents. It helps to improve energy levels, avoid deficiencies, recover after training sessions, prevent injuries, and optimize performance. However, many young athletes do not eat an adequate diet and could benefit from small simple changes. Here are 4 tips to optimize nutrition for young athletes.

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What You Need to Know About the Ketogenic Diet

August 14, 2018 No Comments

The Ketogenic diet is very trendy lately. It is characterized by an extremely low content in carbs (carbohydrates) and a very high content in fat (lipids). After 24 to 36 hours, glycogen stores in the liver and muscles are depleted, insulin secretion decreases, and ketone bodies formation (ketogenesis) becomes the only option to feed the […]

4 Tips to Limit Your Sodium Intake

August 13, 2018 No Comments

According to a report recently released by Health Canada, Canadians still consume too much sodium. Excessive sodium consumption can lead to high blood pressure, a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease and stroke, which is the leading cause of death worldwide and the second leading cause of death in Canada.

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5 Tips To Prevent Gastric Reflux

August 5, 2018 No Comments

Gastric reflux or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) refers to the intrusion of some of the acidic contents of the stomach into the esophagus and the burning sensation that is felt from the contact of stomach acid with the esophagus. Certain lifestyle and eating habits can accentuate the problem and increase the intensity of the symptoms. […]

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Famously Misunderstood: The Abdominals

August 3, 2018 No Comments

In sports performance, having visible abs is like having flames on your car, while it may look cool, it doesn’t make it go faster. Whether you see someone’s abdominals or not simply depends on the person’s percentage of fat. So, having visible abdominals does not mean that they are necessarily strong or efficient.

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