Marie-Maxime Bergeron

Registered Dietitian, RD at

Changing eating habits gradually and adapting to the needs of my clients is the cornerstone of my approach. Eating well for fun and for health is the goal and everything begins with a return to simplicity in our habits. I am a nutritionist and have offered counselling in nutrition for 10 years.

Recent posts from Marie-Maxime

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5 Tips To Prevent Gastric Reflux

Gastric reflux or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) refers to the intrusion of some of the acidic contents of the stomach into the esophagus and the burning sensation that is felt from the contact of stomach acid with the esophagus. Certain lifestyle and eating habits can accentuate the problem and increase the intensity of the symptoms. […]

How to Eat Well When Working Two Shifts in a Row?

An SOSCuisine subscriber wrote to us to ask what she should be eating while working a double shift. Indeed, it is not easy to know what is the best way to eat when working for 16 consecutive hours. If these shifts take place partly at night, it becomes even more complicated. Fatigue, for some, can […]

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5 Heart-Healthy Foods

An important factor involved in the risk of developing cardiovascular disease is diet. Prevention is essential because this type of disease is one of the leading causes of death in Canada. Healthy eating for the heart starts with including key foods into our daily lives. Here are some suggestions.

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5 Tips: Eating Well for Women’s Health

Eating well is vital for everyone. Women have particular needs depending what stage of life they are in. Here are 5 tips.

How to Increase your Intake of Omega 3 (Video)

Omega 3’s are important for health—they have a protective effect on cardiovascular health and could even prevent Alzheimer’s disease. There are many Omega 3 supplements and Omega 3 enriched products on the market. But it is also possible to obtain all the Omega 3 you need from your diet!

How to Make Sense of the Food Industry’s Marketing Terms?

Over the last few years, consumers have been increasingly focusing on buying unprocessed, pure foods. And, every year, a large number of products hit the shelves. The food industry uses claims which can help us to choose, or leave us confused. Here are some common marketing terms, and what they really mean.

B12 Deficiency Anemia

Normally, the body’s reserves of vitamin B12 surpass daily requirements, but in certain cases, a deficiency can occur. In the case of vitamin B12 deficiency, the symptoms can be subtle or even non-existent. Diarrhea, constipation, fatigue, loss of appetite and pale skin are some of the symptoms associated with this condition.

Iron Deficiency Anemia

Anemia is a condition where the body does not produce enough red blood cells. It is commonly associated with low iron levels in the blood, but other nutrients can be linked with this condition: folic acid and vitamin B12. Here is a description of iron deficiency anemia.

Butter or Margarine, Which Will You Choose?

Butter and margarine are both lipids. Therefore, it’s important to consume them in moderation. Only 30% of your daily calories should come from fats. The total amount of fat recommended is 65g/day for women and 90g/day for men. Keep in mind that a teaspoon of fat equals around 4g.

B9 Deficiency Anemia (Folate or Folic Acid)

The body does not have the capacity to store large reserves of vitamin B9. It is therefore necessary to regularly consume foods that are rich in this vitamin in order to maintain normal levels.

BMI, a valuable tool?

According to the WHO, BMI (Body Mass Index) is a tool that evaluates the general level of obesity. Different weight categories can be associated with a risk of developing certain diseases. BMI has the advantage of being easy to use: only two pieces of information are required, namely weight and height. This tool is so […]

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How to reduce the flatulence caused by pulses

It’s a fact, pulses (legumes) tend to induce flatulence, but you should certainly not avoid them, as they are very nutritious. They are significantly rich in vitamins and minerals, protein, soluble fiber, which is beneficial for cardiovascular health, and have a low Glycemic Index, ideal for keeping you fuller for longer. In brief, they are […]

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