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

Kathryn Adel February 11, 2019 , , , ,

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 morning coffee to lose weight, increase energy levels and improve brain function. But is it really effective? Let’s look into it!

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TOP 10: Recipes for the Hypotoxic Diet

Jeanne Dumouchel February 10, 2019 , , ,

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. (more…)

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What to Eat for Your Health and That of the Planet?

Kathryn Adel February 6, 2019 , , , ,

According to a recent scientific report, in order to improve the health of the population and preserve the planet, it is necessary to reduce the consumption of animal-sourced and ultra-processed foods. Here’s how to eat healthy to benefit your own health and that of the planet!

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Why Am I Not Losing Weight?

Kathryn Adel February 6, 2019 , ,

Have you started working out to lose weight, but your weight is not going down on the scale and you are wondering how this could be possible? In general, one pound of fat corresponds to 3500 Calories. Therefore, in theory, someone who starts an exercise program and starts burning an average of 500 calories a day without modifying their daily living activities or their diet should lose an average of one pound per week. Unfortunately, in reality, this is not always what happens… Here are 4 reasons that can potentially explain why you are not losing weight!

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Orthorexia: When “Eating Healthy” Becomes an Obsession

Jef L'Ecuyer January 29, 2019 ,

From February 1st to 7th, it’s Eating Disorders Awareness Week in Canada. Despite the fact that eating disorders are often a taboo subject, they affect nearly 1 million Canadians. NEDIC, the National Eating Disorder Information Center, organizes this week each year in order to raise awareness to the issues people with an eating disorder face. This is done in the hopes that people who are affected can find the help they need.

Although each eating disorder deserve its own article, I’ve decided to talk to you about a lesser known eating disorder called orthorexia.

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