Tag: Eat Well
In a previous article, I mentioned that ultra-processed products account for almost half of the caloric intake in many countries and that they are harmful to your health. Following this article, a reader asked me how they could recognize ultra-processed foods. They wondered if tofu and sweetened fruit yogurts could be considered ultra-processed foods in […]
The immune system is complex, and its proper functioning is influenced by several factors such as stress level, exercise, age, diet, tobacco, sleep… If we want it to be as effective as possible to protect us from pathogenic microorganisms, we must support it with a healthy lifestyle, which includes a balanced diet. Eating well is […]
More and more people are removing animal products (meat, fish, eggs, dairy products) from their diets and turning to a more environmentally friendly, animal-friendly, so-called vegan diet, that will be better for their health while also being less expensive. However, be careful not to fall into the trap of vegan junk food because this will […]
Healthy eating is about so much more than food, and so are dietitians! During this Nutrition Month dietitians all across Canada will show Canadians their skills, value and expertise through activities that focus on healthy eating habits like eating mindfully and cooking more often.
Star anise, or Chinese badiane, is the fruit of the Chinese badianier, a plant of the magnoliaceae family. The fruit is a grouping of eight woody follicles, which form a very characteristic eight-pointed star, hence the name star anise. The fruits are picked green and then dried in the sun, where they take on a […]
Canned fish is an excellent thing to stock in the pantry. Having it on hand can help you out with a quick meal and save you money when fresh food supplies get low. And with all the healthy omega-3s packed inside, there are even more reasons to eat canned fish! If you don’t know how […]
Sitting at the table and taking the time to eat is essential to increasing your health! It is important to stop your other activities, and to sit at the table for the meal, in order to fully enjoy the flavors and benefits of your food. In addition, it allows you to become more aware of […]
Towards the end of February, even though hot chocolate, homemade soups and any kind of comfort food never taste better, winter can take a lot of you. That’s why so many Northerners escape to the Caribbean to wiggle their toes in the sand. For all the others that cannot travel south, we have put together […]
Cutting your nights short might increase your waistline? This is what I will try to clarify in this article.
A recently published study suggests that training on an empty stomach improves insulin sensitivity and can therefore help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. But is that really the case? Let’s dive into this subject!
Chocolate desserts are a great way to end a romantic meal. They can take many forms, here are 10 that will surely delight you.
It is not easy to eat local in winter in colder climates, since few seasonal vegetables are available. However, every meal doesn’t have to revolve around potatoes and onions, since there are some vitamin-rich cold-weather produce that are absolutely delicious. Get inspired by our TOP 10 winter vegetable recipes, and enjoy fresh veggies with plenty […]