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The Clean 15

24 April, 2017 2 Comments

The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit organization that advocates for policies that protect global and individual health, has published the 2017 version of  the 12 foods having the highest pesticide load, making them the most important to buy organic versions.  At the opposite end of the contamination spectrum, here’s the list of Foods That You Don’t Have to Buy […]

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The Dirty Dozen

24 April, 2017 No Comments

The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit organization that advocates for policies that protect global and individual health, has published the 12 foods having the highest pesticide load, making them the most important to buy organic versions.

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Hockey Mom Tip: How to Make an Off-Season Nutrition Program

Not everyone has an off-season from hockey. Hockey takes over some people’s lives year round.

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6 Steps for a Healthy Off-Season Nutrition Plan

The off-season is here and if you are ready to use this time to become a better athlete you will need a plan. Expect that if you have a plan, and you try your best to stick to it, you will achieve top fitness and performance goals. The combination of trying your best and having […]

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TOP 10: Yummy Montreal Terrace-inspired Recipes

17 April, 2017 1 Comment

The days are getting longer, the sun is shining brighter, and everybody is starting to long for the outdoors. Here in Montreal, that means spending time on terraces with friends, food, and a refreshing glass of sangria or beer. But there’s nothing wrong with recreating that experience in your own backyard. We have ten amazing terrace-inspired […]

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The FODMAP Solution… Three is the Magic Number

10 April, 2017 No Comments

It is with much pride that I announce that our book The FODMAP Solution is now available in three languages: French, Italian and English. Those suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can therefore now find us in several countries. Our journey into the world of books began in January 2016 in Quebec, with the launch […]

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Diet Tips to Combat Sleep Disorders

Each year in March we lose an hour of sleep. This change can result in difficulty falling asleep, waking up in the night, disrupted sleep…. With as a consequence, tiredness that can last days or even weeks.

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6 Nutrients Beginner Vegans Should Pay Attention To

27 March, 2017 No Comments

Vegan diets are nothing new, but to beginner vegans, they can be tricky to get just right. These 6 nutrients are often difficult to find in significant quantities in a vegan diet if you aren’t careful. Here are some tips and recipes to help new vegans eat well.

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How to Track Your Body Composition in the Off-Season

Let me start this article on body composition by saying that hockey performance is not determined by body composition. However, there is an ideal body composition for you to achieve your best hockey performance. The ideal body composition for you will not be the same as someone else’s (certainly not the same as a random […]

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TOP 10: Alzheimer’s Prevention Recipes

“You are what you eat,” has never been more true. Every day we’re finding more links between healthy diets and healthy lives, so, it’s not surprising that good nutrition and a healthy diet now is a good investment in preventing diseases like Alzheimer’s later. To help you get started, we’ve already made a list of the […]

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TOP 10: Weight Loss Recipes

27 February, 2017 No Comments

The hardest part about losing weight is often sticking to a diet. That’s why it’s best to make sustainable lifestyle changes that you can turn into good habits. Things like eating breakfast and replacing unhealthy snacks with good ones can help you to lose weight and keep it off without constantly counting calories or depriving […]

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TOP 8 Foods to Prevent Alzheimer’s

22 February, 2017 No Comments

In a previous article on the MIND Diet as prevention against Alzheimer’s disease, I mentioned a few foods to focus on. I’m back today to remind you of those foods, and tell you why they’re so interesting from a nutritional standpoint.