Choline: A Key Nutrient During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Kathryn Adel December 10, 2019 , ,

Recent analyses in Canada and the United States indicate that about 82% to 92% of pregnant women have an inadequate choline intake. Indeed, an analysis of 593 American pregnant women in the 2005-2014 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) found that 92% of pregnant women did not achieve adequate choline intake. Their average choline intake was 320 mg daily, which is 130 mg less than the recommended daily intake of 450 mg. A new study of 274 pregnant women living in southern Ontario compared their choline intake through foods and supplements to the current recommendations and found similar results, with only 18% of pregnant women reaching sufficient choline intake.


Dietary Solutions for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Kathryn Adel December 9, 2019 , , ,

If you have chronic digestive symptoms (constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating, stomach pain, etc.), the first thing to do is consult with a doctor to investigate the cause and eliminate the possibility of a serious health problem (celiac disease, inflammatory bowel diseases, cancer, parasites, etc.). Keep into consideration that sometimes starting a new medication or supplement can cause digestive upset. An increase in the level of stress can also be a major trigger.


TOP 10 Easy Comfort Food Recipes

Jeanne Dumouchel November 16, 2019 , , ,

Comfort food is the perfect remedy for fall blues. When it’s cold outside, there’s nothing better than eating a good hot dish to warm you up and remind you of your childhood memories. We have chosen 10 special recipes that will soothe your soul … and fill your stomach.


TOP 10 Recipes for Healthy Bones

Jeanne Dumouchel November 10, 2019 , ,

At least one in three women and one in five men will suffer a fracture due to osteoporosis in their lifetime. Nutrition and physical activity play a big role in preventing this disease. Calcium and vitamin D are essential nutrients for good bone health. We offer you 10 recipes for healthy bones!


Médecins francophones du Canada

2019 Annual Medical Conference organized by the Médecins francophones du Canada

Cinzia Cuneo November 4, 2019 ,

This week, we participated for the sixth year in a row at the annual medical conference organized by the Médecins francophones du Canada, of which we are very pleased to have been their nutrition partner since 2014.