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!
If I tell you “chocolate, waffle, fries and beer”, which country’s cuisine do you think of? Belgium, of course! Belgian cuisine is influenced by that of its neighboring countries: Germany, France and the Netherlands. It is often said that its dishes are as generous as the German ones and as sophisticated as the French ones. To help you discover Belgian gastronomy, we propose you these 5 simple recipes. (more…)
The low FODMAP diet has been shown to be an effective approach to reduce symptoms related to Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Research shows that 3 out of 4 people find tremendous success on this lifelong diet. FODMAPs are fermentable carbohydrates that are partly responsible for the symptoms in people suffering from IBS. For more information, please read this article.
The avocado is a fruit that contains the highest fat content of all known fruits and vegetables. Being an ideal companion for sandwiches and elaborate salads, the avocado is a favorite of gourmets because of its creamy and tasty flesh, and by dietitians as well, who appreciate its wealth of “good fats”, fiber, vitamin K and antioxidants. It is, therefore, a very popular food in diets that are rich in fat, such as the LCHF and ketogenic diets.
French gastronomy means more than just a great meal. It is a social and cultural practice that celebrates the important moments of life. In 2010, it was officially inscribed on the list of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity.