Category: Health and Nutrition
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
To optimize the control of type 2 diabetes (T2D) or prevent its progression, it is necessary to focus on diet and physical activity, but also on sleep and stress management. Here is a summary of the key points to consider.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a systemic autoimmune disease characterized by inflammation and damage to the joints, with progressive destruction of cartilage and bones. Genetic and environmental factors determine one’s susceptibility to develop this condition. In recent years, a growing number of studies have shown that diet plays a central role in the risk and progression […]
We have already known for several years that the way we eat has a direct impact on our health, our aging and our life expectancy. But until now there was no simple method to estimate how much each change in our diet can extend our life.
There is a close connection between our emotions and our diet. For some people, food is a way to manage their emotions. Some eat when they are stressed while others eat because they are sad. Many will seek comfort in food, and sometimes, without even realizing it.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the most common gastrointestinal disease in the world, affecting about one in seven people and is more predominantly found in women. The causes of IBS are still unknown. It is a multifactorial disorder involving an interaction between the digestive system, intestinal bacteria, the nervous system, and external factors such as […]
Whether from scientists or the general public, it is possible to observe a growing interest in the effects that hormones can have on our weight. In light of this new infatuation, diets have emerged that are aimed at rebalancing hormones.