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Tag: Vegetarian

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Can a Hockey Player be Vegan?

A vegan diet can be quite healthy for a hockey player, but only if you plan your meals carefully. Being a vegan means more than just not eating meat and dairy. A poorly planned vegan diet will be missing many important nutrients. If you are not ready to make the effort to plan balanced meals, […]

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TOP 10: Yummy Quinoa Recipes (That Aren’t Just Salads)

18 October, 2016 No Comments

Quinoa has become a popular alternative “grain” but did you know that it’s not a grain at all? It’s technically the seed of a flat-leafed plant, not a grass. However, the seeds are versatile and can be used in many different preparations as a replacement for traditional flour and grains like rice. It’s great news […]

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FODMAP Content in Soy: High or Low?

26 September, 2016 No Comments

Understanding foods’ FODMAP* content isn’t always obvious. One of the foods that many people are confused about is soy. This confusion is partly due to the fact many different products are derived from it (tofu in all its forms, milk, tempeh, edamame, etc.). Indeed, some of them are high in FODMAPS, while others are low […]

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Turin, the First Vegetarian City?

24 August, 2016 No Comments

When I saw the headlines in the Italian newspapers, I couldn’t believe my eyes: the new mayor of Turin (in the north-west of Italy) has put in place a five-year plan to inform its residents of the benefits of a meat-free diet, in order to save our environment, promote our wellbeing and animal welfare.

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Top 10: Buddha Bowls

10 August, 2016 3 Comments

Have you ever heard of a Buddha Bowl? It might sound like a Far East treasure, but it’s actually much less exotic than you think. Buddha Bowls are essentially balanced meals planned around a hearty grain and veggies. In fact, you can think of them as a decomposed grain-based salad! While you can find them […]

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Main-Course Salads, Easy as 1, 2, 3!

Great year round, main-course salads are especially popular in warm weather. Here are some tips and ideas for a well-balanced meal-sized salad.

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Why You Should Add Tempeh to Your Diet

Like tofu, tempeh is a soya-based product, but it is much less well-known. That said, its popularity is on the rise due to its earthy flavor, excellent nutritional qualities and versatility.

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Everything You Need to Know About Eggs

You’ve recently sent us quite a few questions concerning eggs. I therefore decided to write an article about eggs to answer all your questions on this topic. I’ll go through the following points: cholesterol, omega-3, allergies and general recommendations for eating eggs.

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TOP 10: Salads Under One Dollar

Salads are a great option for lunchtime. They’re easy to customise, easy to transport, and even easier to make. It can be tempting to run to the corner store though or even a fast food restaurant and buy an overpriced (and under-nourishing) salad in order to feel healthier when you’re pressed for time. Instead, why […]

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The Manger Santé Bio Association: 31 years of education

8 February, 2016 No Comments

Since its creation in 1985, the Manger Santé Bio Association (in English “Association of Healthy and Organic Eating”) has aimed to guide us towards a healthier and more ecological diet. Through conferences, publications, tasty recipes and events, the group uses an accessible and original approach to inform us. This is unsurprising once we take a […]

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Avoiding fruit at mealtime: myth or reality?

6 November, 2015 No Comments

You’ve probably already heard that we should avoid eating fruit during or after meals, but is this really based on fact? Is it an old wives’ tale or is there some truth behind it all? Let me shed some light on this.

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Vegetarian festive menu 2014

13 December, 2014 No Comments

Whether by their love of animals, to improve their health, because of allergy or intolerance, or simply by taste, more and more people are turning to a vegetarian diet. So, if you have vegetarian friends, you will need to take into account theirs needs too, when composing a party menu. In most cases, hosts prepare […]