Modern Malnutrition: The New Paradox
Malnutrition can manifest itself in different ways and for different causes. Being undernourished and being overweight have historically been considered separate problems and present in populations with different risk factors. Undernourishment has always been associated with poverty, food insecurity, and infections, while obesity has been associated with greater affluence and a sedentary lifestyle: today, both […]
Anti-inflammatory Diet to Fight Chronic Inflammation
Inflammation is a condition that can chronically affect any one of us, and is associated with premature aging and many other disorders. An anti-inflammatory diet can be helpful in controlling it.
Our Most Popular Articles of 2022
What are the topics that interested you the most in 2022 on our blog? Digestive health and heart health, a low FODMAP diet and healthy lifestyle habits have certainly been at the heart of your concerns! As the year draws to a close, here is our list of the 10 most popular blog posts of […]
Ate Too Much? Here’s How to Feel Better ASAP
When we celebrate a birthday or are at a party, it can often happen that we launch into a real eating frenzy. At certain times of the year, we can overeat over a period of several days. The immediate consequences can be indigestion, nausea, vomiting, and the feeling of heaviness, acidity, a bitter mouth, belching, […]
Chronic Kidney Disease and Nutrition
Has your doctor told you that you have chronic kidney disease, and you would like to know how to adapt your diet? Here are some tips to help guide you! Note that the following advice does not apply to people who are undergoing dialysis.
Guide to the Main Types of Tofu
Tofu is a food widely used in Asian, vegetarian, and vegan cuisines. Available in several varieties, tofu is an excellent substitute for meat consumption, a healthy, economical and ecological choice, but it is still necessary to know how to choose, use, and preserve it.
Eggs and Cholesterol, What’s the Verdict?
We need cholesterol to function. The body makes most of the cholesterol it needs, and the rest comes from food. Eggs are high in dietary cholesterol and contribute to about 25% of the cholesterol content in the United States. One large egg contains about 186 mg of cholesterol. Dietary cholesterol is also found in seafood, […]
Diaphragm Breathing in 4 Easy Steps
The autonomic nervous system, which regulates all involuntary bodily processes, is divided into two systems with opposite actions: the parasympathetic nervous system and the sympathetic nervous system. These control the effects of stress and relaxation on the body. The sympathetic nervous system can sometimes release too many hormones and cause a high state of tension, […]
Camelina Oil, Rich in Omega-3
In recent years a new oil has appeared on the shelves of grocery stores: camelina oil. Given its high price, you might like to learn more about the organoleptic qualities and health benefits of this oil before buying it.
Is there a specialised diet for psoriasis?
Psoriasis is one of the most common chronic inflammatory skin diseases, due to both familial factors and autoimmune mechanisms. Prevalence among the Asian and African population is low (2%), while it reaches 11% in the Caucasian population. Psoriasis can go through periods of remission and periods of relapse.
Monosodium Glutamate (MSG): How to Replace it
Monosodium glutamate, also known as sodium glutamate, or MSG, is the sodium salt of glutamic acid. It occurs naturally in many foods, including peas, mushrooms, tomatoes and some cheeses. It is used in the food industry as a flavor enhancer, as it balances and improves the overall perception of other foods, conferring the umami effect.
Helicobacter Pylori (H. Pylori) and Nutrition
H. pylori is a bacteria which is found in saliva and feces. It can be transmitted when you kiss someone, when you shake hands with someone who has not washed their hands properly, or by consuming contaminated water or food. This is the leading cause of stomach ulcers. The bacteria multiply in the lining of […]