Tag: Chronic Inflammation
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a systemic autoimmune disease characterized by inflammation and damage to the joints, with progressive destruction of cartilage and bones. Genetic and environmental factors determine one’s susceptibility to develop this condition. In recent years, a growing number of studies have shown that diet plays a central role in the risk and progression […]
In nutrition, it is not uncommon to hear everything and its opposite. So how do you find your way around when one day you hear that you have to eliminate a certain food from your diet, and then the next day it’s the one that you absolutely have to have on your plate? You may have […]
We are hearing more and more about lectins and their potential negative impacts on our health. They are mentioned as being responsible for promoting weight gain, digestive disorders and the development of food sensitivities. This is why some, including Dr. Steven Gundry with his book “The Plant Paradox: The Hidden Dangers in “Healthy” Foods That […]
Cannabidiol (CBD) is a cannabinoid found in the cannabis plant. Recently, it has surged in popularity. It is sold in various forms including oils, capsules and infusions. Proponents of CBD oil claim that it can treat a wide variety of health issues including anxiety, pain and inflammation. Is it the next miracle product?
The hypotoxic diet (or Seignalet diet) helps you reduce the chronic pain associated with inflammatory diseases. It is gluten-free and dairy-free and is similar to the ancestral diet (or paleo diet), except for the presence of grains and legumes. To discover more, here are our top 10 hypotoxic recipes.
I’m sure you’ll agree when I say rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis can REALLY damage your quality of life. On a daily basis, you’ve got to deal with pains and swollen joints. Often you have to abandon some of your favourite activities, like dancing, cycling and piano playing. What’s more, anti-inflammatory medications have a host of […]
Diabetes and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) are two diseases that are extremely prevalent in the western world. If you or a loved one suffer from these two diseases, the below tips will help you follow the low FODMAP diet while also keeping your diabetes in check.
As for the last few years, in December we like to propose some special gourmet menus that take into account all the various tastes, allergies and intolerances of your friends and family. So all the guests will be able to enjoy the party… without the hosts having to break into a sweat about how to […]
In the last few years, the anti-inflammatory diet also known as “hypotoxic” has been gaining increasing popularity. Its success has been fuelled by the many people whose symptoms have been reduced after adopting this new diet. Indeed it seems to be beneficial against different ailments, in particular several autoimmune diseases. The main principles of this […]
There was a wonderful surprise awaiting us yesterday on the blog of Jacqueline Lagacé: A very nice testimonial from Chef Caroline Roy. If you are fans of a hypotoxic diet or gluten-free diet and live in Quebec or Ottawa, you probably know about the bakery products of Cuisine L’Angélique (and if you don’t know them […]
We often receive positive feedback from our members. This one comes from Denis, who is on a mission to help his family and friends to improve their health through better eating. Exactly as he did himself, thanks to the menus against chronic inflammation. We spoke on the phone about 2 months ago, when he bought […]
Originally published in the Journal de Montréal on June 1st, 2013. A growing body of research suggests that changes in one’s diet could alleviate – and in certain cases, even bring an end to – chronic pain. The Seignalet Diet, developed by French physician Dr. Jean Seignalet, is becoming increasingly popular in Canada thanks to […]