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Scientific evidence has accumulated over the past fifty years on the benefits of a Mediterranean diet in preventing cardiovascular diseases, but also other diseases such as diabetes, cancer, dementia and even depression. In addition, all our menus are based on this nutritional regime. Greek cuisine also respects the principles of this diet. We suggest you […]
Involving children in the preparation and planning of meals helps them to acquire healthy eating habits and maintain them for the rest of their lives. To help you to avoid unnecessary stress, we have found 10 recipes that you can easily prepare with your children.
When spring comes to light, in Quebec, Maple Sugar Time begins. This is the period when maple syrup is harvested. We gather in sugar shacks to celebrate with family or friends. However, nothing prevents you from tasting some maple syrup from your own home. Here are some yummy recipe suggestions that showcase maple syrup.
In my previous article on fibromyalgia, I shared how a low-FODMAP diet can help manage its associated gastrointestinal symptoms. If this type of diet isn’t for you, or if you have neither stomach aches nor other functional digestive issues, I have a few other tips to help you live better with fibromyalgia. Note that these […]
There’s no agreed consensus regarding serum levels of Vitamin D serum or how much to supplement. What we do know is that most people are deficient in vitamin D, and that this increases the risk of a number of health problems. How do you know if this is the case for you, and whether you […]
Tempeh is lesser known than tofu, but is also a soya based product. It is increasingly popular because of its complete protein and fiber content (5g of fiber per 100g). Originally from Indonesia, tempeh is obtained from soya beans, which are cooked, pressed into patties and cultured with a fungus. Fermentation takes place for 24 hours […]
Evidence shows that, among other things, Vitamin D prevents osteoporosis and slows its progression. Health Canada recommends taking 600 IU a day. For people over 50, Osteoporosis Canada recommends a higher intake, at least 800 IU a day. However, it is very difficult to get enough vitamin D because only some oily fish (salmon, tuna, […]