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Joëlle Emond

Registered Dietitian, RD at Clinic NutriSimple

Passionate about food and health, Joëlle Emond always finds a way to convey her desire to cook and eat healthy! Good communicator, she can be found both in print media and on television. She is the founder of 123Nutrition, a company through which she delivers lectures on healthy eating.

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Understanding carbohydrates and blood sugar

4 November, 2015 No Comments

Carbohydrates represent the bulk of our diet. They are our main source of energy, a vital fuel for the brain and muscles. Some people also call them “sugars”.

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Healthy choices for the Super Bowl

21 January, 2015 No Comments

The Super Bowl, an event long awaited by football fans, has turned into a festive occasion that brings together family and friends. So it’s party time with chicken wings, cheese nachos and beer to wash it all down! But if you’re watching your weight, blood sugar or cholesterol, such foods that are hot favourites of […]

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What is blood cholesterol?

Cholesterol is one of the fats that is present in blood. It may be used in the construction of cell membranes and in the manufacture of vitamin D or hormones such as cortisol, testosterone and progesterone.

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Preventing hypertension through diet

28 February, 2014 No Comments

What is hypertension? One is said to suffer from hypertension (or high pressure) when the force exerted on the walls of the arteries by blood pumped from the heart throughout the human body is higher than normal. If nothing is done to lower blood pressure, the blood vessels harden and blood circulation gets restricted. Since […]

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Nurturing your growing child

12 February, 2014 No Comments

Blood cholesterol levels and blood pressure are the last items on the priority list of a child or adolescent. However, eating habits that dictate if their heart is in good shape or if it will become weak later are determined from a very young age.