Migraines and Diet: Is There a Link?

Jef L'Ecuyer February 23, 2017 ,

Migraines are no fun! Suffering from them myself, I know how debilitating they can be. Each person experiences them differently, whether through a heightened sensitivity to noise, light or smells, vision problems, and all this with headaches that vary from very uncomfortable to nearly unbearable.

Despite the fact the medical community doesn’t understand the process behind migraines yet, certain trigger foods have been identified. Each person being different, these foods aren’t the key to success for everyone, but they might provide a possible solution for some.



20 Years of the Expo Manger Santé

Cinzia Cuneo February 23, 2017 , , ,

In 1997, Renée Frappier launched a public event centered around natural and organic food. Pleasure, sharing, education, this year marks 20 years of Expo Manger Santé et Vivre Vert. The 18 and 19 March in Quebec, then from 24 to 26 March in Montreal, new and regular visitors are invited to the latest, which is continually evolving.

We met with Renée Frappier, President of Expo Manger Santé et Vivre Vert.



TOP 8 Foods to Prevent Alzheimer’s

Jef L'Ecuyer February 22, 2017 , , ,

In a previous article on the MIND Diet as prevention against Alzheimer’s disease, I mentioned a few foods to focus on. I’m back today to remind you of those foods, and tell you why they’re so interesting from a nutritional standpoint.



Objective: Zero Waste

Emilie Zaoré February 18, 2017 ,

After recycling, composting, and the sale of “ugly” fruits and vegetables, it’s time for the Zero Waste movement. People and businesses are increasingly targeting this new level of sustainability: no more polluting packaging, waste, and overconsumption. A big challenge, but a realistic one.



Top Restaurant Selections to Support Playoff Hockey Success

Pearle Nerenberg February 14, 2017 , , ,

At restaurants, just like at home, you should be aiming to eat the right proportions of foods from the hockey players plate at each meal. By now you should know what pre-game meals work for you, especially how much food you need to eat and how long you need to digest the food. The playoffs is not the time to be experimenting with your digestive system. Keep this in mind when you eat out at restaurants. You should be looking to mimick the home cooked meals you eat that work for you during competition days. Here are some tips for eating out at restaurants.