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Dietary Solutions for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

9 December, 2019 No Comments

If you have chronic digestive symptoms (constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating, stomach pain, etc.), the first thing to do is consult with a doctor to investigate the cause and eliminate the possibility of a serious health problem (celiac disease, inflammatory bowel diseases, cancer, parasites, etc.). Keep into consideration that sometimes starting a new medication or supplement […]

TOP 10 Easy Comfort Food Recipes

16 November, 2019 No Comments

Comfort food is the perfect remedy for fall blues. When it’s cold outside, there’s nothing better than eating a good hot dish to warm you up and remind you of your childhood memories. We have chosen 10 special recipes that will soothe your soul … and fill your stomach.

TOP 10 Recipes for Healthy Bones

10 November, 2019 No Comments

At least one in three women and one in five men will suffer a fracture due to osteoporosis in their lifetime. Nutrition and physical activity play a big role in preventing this disease. Calcium and vitamin D are essential nutrients for good bone health. We offer you 10 recipes for healthy bones!

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2019 Annual Medical Conference organized by the Médecins francophones du Canada

4 November, 2019 No Comments

This week, we participated for the sixth year in a row at the annual medical conference organized by the Médecins francophones du Canada, of which we are very pleased to have been their nutrition partner since 2014.

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Farinata: A Typical Italian Pancake

Farinata is a type of pancake with Italian origins made from chickpea flour. Its origins date back to the Middle Ages and it is still widely consumed today in northwestern Italy and a little bit all over the world. I invite you to discover this classic food from the Ligurian coast.

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Voyage to the Centre of Slow Food

28 October, 2019 No Comments

During our last trip to Italy, we had a very interesting meeting at the office of the founder and President of Slow Food, Carlo Petrini, at the headquarters of the University of Gastronomic Sciences (UNISG) of Pollenzo (Bra). Those who have been following us for years know that our collaborator Éloïse Vincent graduated with the […]

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How to Choose Your Soy Sauce

25 October, 2019 No Comments

A condiment originating from China, where it has been known for over 2000 years now, soy sauce was first introduced in Japan in the seventh century by Buddhist monks. It is traditionally made from a mixture of soybeans and wheat, to which yeast or mold is added, and then allowed to ferment until one achieves […]

How to Follow a Low FODMAP and Vegan Diet at the Same Time

21 October, 2019 No Comments

Although a vegan diet has many benefits, it can sometimes cause digestive symptoms related to Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). This is because many plant-based foods are high in FODMAPs. Following a low FODMAP* diet and a vegan diet together can seem difficult and discouraging, since you may feel that you have to eliminate all the […]

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Speck, the Prosciutto from Tyrol

17 October, 2019 No Comments

Have you ever tasted “speck”, the smoked ham which is a typical delicacy from the South Tyrol region in the north-east of Italy, near the border with Austria?

TOP 10 Yummy Recipes from the Middle East

Middle Eastern cuisine is rich in aromas and flavours. To help you discover it, here are 10 simple and tasty recipes from the Middle East to try!

Ras-El-Hanout, the Grocers’ Choice

30 September, 2019 No Comments

We do not know the precise origin of the name “ras-el-hanout” which refers to a mixture of spices widely used in Maghreb countries. This name literally means “head of the grocery store”, or the “best of the store” because it is indeed the mix of spices that the shop owner prepares with his best ingredients. […]

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How to “Eat Keto” at a Restaurant in 5 Easy Steps

30 September, 2019 No Comments

When following a strict ketogenic diet, restaurant outings need to be well organized so that one doesn’t consume too many carbohydrates without meaning to.