Category: Health and Nutrition
If your digestive system causes you to suffer: diarrhea, constipation, bloating, gas…, you have most likely already tried supplements of all kinds, and with varying results, to help relieve your symptoms. As you have walked through the natural supplements aisles of your local pharmacy or health food store you may have already noticed digestive enzymes […]
Pregnancy is a great time in life that comes with its share of changes! The nutritional needs of a pregnant woman must be adapted as she “eats for two” and prepares her body for childbirth. For the mothers-to-be, here are ten healthy and delicious recipes for a beautiful healthy pregnancy.
If you have Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) you may know that a low-FODMAP* diet can help you to reduce your digestive symptoms. You have also probably been recommended to begin practicing a relaxation activity such as yoga and meditation in order to help you better manage your emotions and stress, both of which can exacerbate your gastrointestinal […]
Thanks to the Monash University testing performed on the *FODMAP content of many foods, we know which ones to avoid and those we can consume in moderation. It is therefore easy to know what quantity of quinoa, almonds, broccoli or onions you can eat (or not) when following a low-FODMAP diet. What becomes more complicated […]
Have you ever heard of Chrononutrition? Developed in 1986 by Jean-Robert Rapin, a professor of pharmacology, and doctor-nutritionist Alain Delabos, chrononutrition is a diet adapted to the biological clock of individuals. Thus, what we eat, and when we eat it, would be just as important.
Did you know that certain starchy foods like potatoes and pasta can be beneficial to your health by promoting weight loss, improving blood glucose control and lowering cholesterol? Yes, you read it right! But it’s not just any starchy foods, it’s specifically those that contain resistant starch.
The low-FODMAP diet provides relief to long-time sufferers of IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome). It consists of a phase of temporary elimination of FODMAP carbohydrates, followed by a phase of reintroduction and a phase of long-term maintenance.
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), also known as Stein-Leventhal syndrome, is the most common hormonal disease in women of childbearing age. It affects 1 in 10 women and is the leading cause of female infertility, in addition to being associated with metabolic and cardiovascular complications.
The United Nations is marking 2021 as the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables, spotlighting their vital role in human nutrition and food security, as well as urging efforts to improve sustainable production and reduce waste.
“At my age, it’s too late to get in shape!” “Oh! But I’m way too old to start this activity!” “This sport is for young people!” How many times have I heard phrases similar to these in my career so far. Being too old is a popular excuse among adults, which is much more a […]
A high intake in fiber from a variety of sources can help prevent a lot of health issues. However, did you know that the majority of people consume only half of the recommended fiber intake? Read this article to find out how you can optimize your fiber intake!