Spring is finally here! As the trees get greener and the sun shines warmer, we all start to feel lighter. Many of us are all too aware of the extra couple of pounds we might have put on while in winter mode, and so Spring is when we don’t just shed out heavy jackets, but our heavy meals. We’ve chosen ten great, easy, light meals that will keep you feeling cheery all springtime long! Here are our top 10 Recipes for Spring.
10. Avocado with Shrimp
Avocado with Shrimp
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Bloating is one of the most common gastrointestinal symptoms, but they affect each person differently. For some, bloating only engenders mild discomfort, whereas for others, abdominal distention can be really painful.
Here are the top 10 foods that can cause bloating. Note that these foods don’t have to be completely eliminated from your diet. Most are healthy foods that feed the digestive system’s good bacteria, so test your tolerance before eliminating them!
1. Dried fruit
Vegan cooking follows a type of vegetarian diet that excludes all animal-derived ingredients, such as meat, eggs, dairy products, honey, gelatin etc.
Many vegans avoid the use of all products tested on animals, such as cosmetics, as well as animal-derived non-food products, such as leather, silk and wool.
In order to entice you to try out this diet, here’s 5 vegan dinners. Please note that when you eliminate an entire category of food, you must absolutely ensure that all the nutrient...
Lunches provided in schools around the world reflect the country’s culture and its external influences.
For example, it seems that North Americans have a fondness for disposable cups and plates.
Moreover, it’s not surprising that in Asian countries, rice is included in all the trays and many countries don’t have dairy products in their menu.
We asked our Director of Nutrition, Danielle Lamontagne, who worked for over 20 years at the Montreal School Board, to assess 16 school ...
Detoxify your diet!
Over the past few years, it has become glaringly obvious that our grocery stores are crammed with processed food. However an increasingly popular movement is, in some way, an antidote to this problem: clean eating, i.e., a simple and natural diet. Its principles will result in improving the quality of what you eat while reducing your exposure to various potentially toxic compounds.
1. Cut down on your consumption of processed food
Put on your apron and cook! Home made versi...