Category: Health and Nutrition

Médecins francophones du Canada

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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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 “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.

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Red Meat and the Risk of Colon Cancer

23 September, 2019 No Comments

It is well known that a high intake of red meat is harmful for heart health and for the planet. However, there seems to be a debate going on regarding its effect on colon cancer. Let’s shed light on the subject!

Sugar Substitutes – Should You Use Them?

13 September, 2019 No Comments

With low carb diets becoming more and more popular many people are looking for ways to decrease their sugar intake. A promising solution seems to be sugar substitutes. Potentially, providing you with fewer carbs – or even none- they appear to be the perfect alternative to regular sugar. But are they really?

How to Tame Your Sweet Tooth in 10 Easy Steps

13 September, 2019 No Comments

Almost everyone has heard at some point in their life that they should eat less sugar. Maybe you’ve already tried to do this and you have been successful – in that case congratulations! But for those who haven’t tried or think that it would be too hard I would like to offer you some practical […]

Which Foods to Eat or Avoid If You Have Kidney Stones?

9 September, 2019 No Comments

Diet can influence the formation and growth of kidney stones. However, contrary to popular belief, a diet low in oxalates is not always the right solution. Let’s dig deeper into the subject.

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Is A2 Milk Better Than Regular Milk?

27 August, 2019 No Comments

A2 milk is popular in the United States and has recently appeared on the Canadian market. It is marketed as being easier to digest. But what exactly is this product, and does it really provide additional benefits when compared to regular milk? Let’s shed some light on this question!

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Peppermint Oil and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

13 August, 2019 No Comments

Peppermint oil has been gaining in popularity recently with people with IBS. But is it really an effective and safe solution? Let’s dig into that question!

Is Turmeric Beneficial for Health and for Athletes?

6 August, 2019 No Comments

Turmeric is an orange-yellow spice originating from South Asia and is particularly popular in Indian cuisine hence its nickname “Indian Saffron”. Its active ingredient, a polyphenol called curcumin, gives it antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Thus, it can be increasingly found in the form of supplements and in various products. So, should we go so far […]

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Can Beet Juice Help Improve Sports Performance?

Beet juice is a popular supplement among endurance athletes, but is it really effective? Let’s dive into that question!

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Is Breakfast Really the Most Important Meal of the Day?

We often hear that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Recently, this topic has been popular in the media due to a recent meta-analysis published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) suggesting that this may be a myth. So, what is the truth really? Let’s dive into this question!