Tag: Eat Well

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Acidifying Foods: Should You Avoid Them?

24 November, 2018 No Comments

One theory suggests that modern diets cause excess acidity in the body, which, in turn, causes a variety of health problems and excess weight gain … This theory is based on the following hypothesis: Some “acidifying” foods cause an imbalance in one’s metabolism. The best way to counteract this acidity in the body would be […]

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Vibration Platform Exercise Can Help Prevent Osteoporosis

20 November, 2018 No Comments

Did you know that at least one in three women and one in five men will suffer a fracture from osteoporosis in their lifetime? A balanced diet and an active lifestyle can help prevent the risk of developing osteoporosis. In addition, exercising with a vibrating platform is a lesser known method that can also help […]

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Flax, Chia or Hemp Seeds: Which Ones Should You Choose?

19 November, 2018 No Comments

Flax, chia and hemp seeds are popular for their beneficial effects on health. However, did you know that they don’t all have the same nutritional properties? Here is a description of the benefits of each to help you determine which one or ones you should choose according to your needs.

Is It Better To Choose Low Glycemic Index Foods?

12 November, 2018 No Comments

Have you ever heard that it is better for your health to choose foods that have a low glycemic index? Here are some explanations to help shed some light on the matter!

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How to Make Sure You’re Eating a Varied Diet

5 November, 2018 1 Comment

The variety of your food can be as important as the quality of the food in your diet. Eating a wider variety of foods seems to be associated with increased health and a lower risk of developing lifestyle-related diseases (such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and some cancers). Despite the fact that food variety has not […]

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Nutritional Yeast, a Yeast That’s… Good to Eat?

30 October, 2018 No Comments

Following the request of one of our members who asked us about the use of this product in our vegan recipes, I decided to shed the light on the use of “nutritional yeast”.

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TOP 10: Hearty Soup Recipes

Hearty soups are a great comfort food to eat when the weather is cold, grey or rainy. You will feel completely satisfied and satiated with each of these comforting soups offering more than 15 g of protein per serving. Without further ado, here is our list of the Top 10 Best Hearty Soup Recipes.

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Lactose Intolerance: Is It Necessary to Choose Lactose-Free Yogurt?

22 October, 2018 No Comments

Most people who have lactose intolerance can tolerate a small amount of lactose per day. The lactose content can vary greatly from one yogurt to another, so how to know which yogurt to choose? Here are some explanations to shed light on this question!

What To Do If The FODMAP Diet Doesn’t Work?

17 October, 2018 No Comments

Have you noticed experienced gastrointestinal symptoms such as bloating, gas, constipation, diarrhea, or a mixture of both, when you consume foods that contain wheat, lactose, onions, garlic, honey, sweeteners or certain fruits and vegetables? Have you seen a doctor and been diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? Did you then try the FODMAP* approach but […]

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How To Avoid Gaining Weight During Menopause

5 October, 2018 No Comments

You may have noticed that as you get older, it is harder to maintain your usual weight. Many women gain weight when they cross over the threshold of menopause, especially around their waistline. On average, weight gain can be 0.5 kg (1 lb) per year, up to 2 to 4 kg (4.5 to 9 lbs) […]

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TOP 10: Low Carb Healthy Fat Recipes

Have you heard about the LCHF diet? With no more than 100 g of carbohydrates per day and lots of good fats, it can help you lose weight and better control your blood sugar. We have designed a meal plan that will allow you to follow this diet without even thinking about it. Here are […]

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What To Eat To Have Healthy Eyes

1 October, 2018 No Comments

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in industrialized countries in people aged 50 years and older. Food definitely plays an important role. Here are some dietary guidelines to prevent or slow the progression of AMD.