Category: Health and Nutrition

How to Grow Sprouts

September 26, 2022 2 Comments

Growing sprouts is a relatively easy gardening project. Indeed, it requires very little material and space, and green shoots have a short growth period and can be grown year-round!

FODMAP: Top Foods from Each Family

September 26, 2022 No Comments

FODMAPs are fermentable carbohydrates that may be partly responsible for symptoms in people with IBS. These sugars can be poorly digested and thus accumulate in the small intestine. For more information about the low FODMAP diet, please read this article. There are five FODMAP families: fructans, fructose, lactose, polyols, and GOS. Fructans can be classified […]

Camelina Oil, Rich in Omega-3

September 3, 2022 No Comments

In recent years a new oil has appeared on the shelves of grocery stores: camelina oil. Given its high price, you might like to learn more about the organoleptic qualities and health benefits of this oil before buying it.

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Is there a specialised diet for psoriasis?

August 22, 2022 2 Comments

Psoriasis is one of the most common chronic inflammatory skin diseases, due to both familial factors and autoimmune mechanisms. Prevalence among the Asian and African population is low (2%), while it reaches 11% in the Caucasian population. Psoriasis can go through periods of remission and periods of relapse.

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IBS: When FODMAP is Not the Solution

July 12, 2022 No Comments

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is defined by the Rome IV criteria, according to which a person may have IBS if they have experienced recurrent abdominal pain at least once a week on average for the past three months, and that pain is associated with at least two of the following conditions: defecation a change in […]

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A Nickel Allergy and Diet: a Possible Link?

June 29, 2022 No Comments

Nickel is a metal that is found in water, soil, air and the biosphere. It is used with other metals to form alloys and is widely used in the production of stainless steel. Nickel is one of the main elements responsible for allergic contact dermatitis.

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TOP 10 Water-Rich Foods

June 26, 2022 No Comments

Water is the most important element of our body. It accounts for 60 to 65 % of the weight of adults. This proportion varies according to age and decreases over the years. In order to compensate for the losses (about 2 liters per day), we must drink daily. Some of this hydration can come from […]

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Monosodium Glutamate (MSG): How to Replace it

June 17, 2022 No Comments

Monosodium glutamate, also known as sodium glutamate, or MSG, is the sodium salt of glutamic acid. It occurs naturally in many foods, including peas, mushrooms, tomatoes and some cheeses. It is used in the food industry as a flavor enhancer, as it balances and improves the overall perception of other foods, conferring the umami effect.

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Green Shoots and Sprouts: Benefits and Risks

June 10, 2022 No Comments

Green shoots and sprouts are seeds of vegetables, legumes, cereals, grasses, or nuts and seeds that are germinated and picked a few days/weeks after they have germinated, before they become plants in their own right.

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Helicobacter Pylori (H. Pylori) and Nutrition

June 6, 2022 No Comments

H. pylori is a bacteria which is found in saliva and feces. It can be transmitted when you kiss someone, when you shake hands with someone who has not washed their hands properly, or by consuming contaminated water or food. This is the leading cause of stomach ulcers. The bacteria multiply in the lining of […]

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Endometriosis and Nutrition

May 3, 2022 No Comments

Endometriosis is a complex chronic and inflammatory disease that affects 1 in 10 women. It is characterized by the growth of endometrial-like tissues (the lining of the inside of the uterine cavity) outside the uterus. Despite its prevalence, this disease is still not well known, and its diagnosis can take 7-10 years.

TOP 10 Allergy Free Recipes

April 23, 2022 No Comments

Here you will find our TOP 10 allergy free recipes, that do not contain any “priority food allergens”. Indeed several foods can trigger a severe allergic reaction, but certain foods are responsible for more than 90% of reactions. They are “priority food allergens”, i.e. peanuts, wheat or triticale, milk, mustard, tree nuts, eggs, fish, crustaceans […]

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