Tag: Eat Well

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Top 10: Easter Recipes for Kids and Grown-Ups

Easter is fast approaching! The shops are filling up with chocolates, rabbits, eggs and peeps. Instead of spending money on these industrial products, we searched the web for fun and colorful recipes that you can cook for your family. Here are our top 10 Easter recipes.

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Can It Be Harmful to Have Too Much “Good” Cholesterol?

It is often said that to prevent cardiovascular disease, one must reduce “bad” LDL cholesterol and increase “good” HDL cholesterol. But is it possible to have too much “good” cholesterol? Keep on reading to find out the answer!

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Top 10 Awesome Potato-Based Recipes

The potato is a tuber vegetable available year round in supermarkets. It is long-lasting, versatile and very economical. For more nutrients, don’t peel it; the taste remains the same and you’ll save time! Here are our best 10 recipes featuring potatoes.

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The Difference Between Probiotics and Prebiotics

25 March, 2019 No Comments

We hear a lot these days about probiotics and prebiotics. They can be found in many foods and supplements. But what is the difference between the two? What are their health benefits? Should you consume them? Here are the answers to all theese questions!

Top 10 Foolproof Egg Recipes

Eggs are great because they are versatile, affordable, delicious, and nutritious. Often associated with breakfasts, they can be consumed from morning to evening and from starter to dessert. Please find here our Top 10 recipes featuring egg as the main ingredient.

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Top 10 Low-Carb Veggies

LCHF (Low-carb High-fat) and ketogenic diets are very trendy. They consist of eating few carbohydrates and lots of fat, helping weight loss and/or blood glucose control. We have designed 2 specific meal plans to help you follow them easily. If you are watching carbs, here’s our list of the 10 best vegetables to eat on […]

You are all invited to the Expo Manger Santé 2019

Trendier than ever… the latest in organic, ecological and veggie items are all on the menu at Expo Manger Santé et Vivre Vert, being held at the Palais des Congrès de Montreal on March 15-16-17 (22nd Edition), then off to the Centre des Congrès de Québec on March 30-31 (19th Edition) and after that over […]

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Shirataki/Konjac: Noodles with Zero Calories

27 February, 2019 No Comments

Have you ever heard of Shirataki noodles or konjac noodles? They are white noodles made from the root of the konjac plant, native to Southeast Asia, and which also grows in China, Indonesia, Korea and Japan. Mixing konjac flour with lime water gives konnyaku, a traditional ingredient in Japanese stew. Konnyaku is consumed in many […]

March is Nutrition Month

25 February, 2019 No Comments

The beginning of the year 2019 has been a busy one for nutrition news! Beginning with the announcement and roll-out of the new Canada’s Food Guide (for more details on the new Guide, I invite you to read Canada’s Food Guide Had a Makeover), and now it is Nutrition Month this March.

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How to Prevent Digestive Issues During Exercise

19 February, 2019 No Comments

Did you know that more than 50% of endurance athletes suffer from gastrointestinal issues during an endurance event such as a marathon or a triathlon? Reported symptoms include nausea, vomiting, gas, bloating, stomach pain, an urge to defecate, and diarrhea. Here are three aspects to consider to avoid gastrointestinal issues during exercise!

What to Eat on a Liquid Diet?

19 February, 2019 No Comments

Whether you have had a surgery in your digestive system or mouth, if you are in a bout of diverticulitis, or have active inflammatory bowel disease, your doctor or dietitian may have told you to follow a liquid diet … but what does this mean exactly? And what exactly should you ‘eat’? I have the […]

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Is MCT Oil Beneficial for the Brain and for Weight Loss?

11 February, 2019 No Comments

MCT oil, which can be found in supplements, coconut oil and butter, among others, has been popular for many years for its alleged effects on weight loss. Recently, it is regaining popularity, especially among supporters of the ketogenic diet. One trend is Bullet Proof coffee, which consists of adding butter and MCT oil to your […]