Category: Health and Nutrition

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Why Is Summer Sometimes Synonymous With Diverticulitis?

Summer has finally arrived! Which means more sun, barbecue, hikes, swimming and… subscribers signing up for our Diverticulitis meal plan. What is going on?

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Why Do I Have Food Cravings Before My Period?

As a woman, it must have happened to you before to have cravings to eat certain foods just before your period. Have you ever wondered why?

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Glyphosate on Our Plates

Introduced into the market in 1974 by Monsanto, under the brand name Roundup, glyphosate is a herbicide known for its high efficiency. It is the most widely used herbicide in the world. In 20 years, the amount of glyphosate applied in the fields has increased fifteenfold. To eliminate weeds, glyphosate is sprayed on crops throughout […]

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Allergy, Intolerance, and Food Sensitivity: What Is the Difference?

It is possible to react to the consumption of certain foods through various symptoms such as digestive issues, migraines, rashes, or others. Symptoms can occur at any period during the course of a lifetime. How do you know if it is an allergy, intolerance, or food sensitivity, and how can you identify which foods are […]

Is Food a Solution to Defeating Candida?

In order to answer this question let’s start by understanding what candidiasis is, the infection caused by a Candida type of yeast. On the human skin and mucous membranes (mouth, vagina, digestive system) we can find different types of yeast including that of the genus Candida, which includes more than 100 different species, the best […]

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Include Nuts in Your Diet to Help You Stay Healthy

Several studies have suggested that eating nuts improves cardiovascular health and therefore reduces the risk of mortality from cardiovascular diseases. A new international study, including 123 329 participants aged 35 to 70 from 16 countries, was published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition and confirms this correlation.

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Are Low-Carb Diets a Solution for People with Diabetes?

In 2019 the American Diabetes Association (ADA) released a consensus report on the nutritional treatment of diabetes based on the most recent evidence. Here are the main recommendations from this report:

5 Good Habits to Adopt to Improve Your Physical Condition

Unfortunately for us, bad habits are easy to begin and are sometimes difficult to stop. Here are 5 easy-to-incorporate daily habits that can positively impact your health.

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Should You Be Afraid of Lectins?

We are hearing more and more about lectins and their potential negative impacts on our health. They are mentioned as being responsible for promoting weight gain, digestive disorders and the development of food sensitivities. This is why some, including Dr. Steven Gundry with his book “The Plant Paradox: The Hidden Dangers in “Healthy” Foods That […]

Should I Take a Collagen Supplement?

21 April, 2020 No Comments

The popularity of collagen supplements has exploded in recent years. Collagen is also being introduced to a variety of processed foods such as protein bars, teas and creamers. There are also foods that are naturally rich in collagen, the most popular of which is bone broth. Collagen is credited with a large range of benefits, […]

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Can Fasting Before Exercise Improve Sports Performance?

10 April, 2020 No Comments

We often hear that it is important to have a snack or to eat carbohydrates before a workout in order to have enough energy. But could it also be beneficial for sports performance to train on an empty stomach? Let’s shed some light on this question!

Maintaining Your Good Mood and Waistline During a Period of Confinement

30 March, 2020 No Comments

Faced with the uncertainty that we are all living with in the context of the COVID-19 confinement, it is normal for many to seek comfort through food. In fact, it is recognized that in times of stress, to compensate for our concerns, we may dive into food without restraint, especially into foods high in fat […]

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