Jennifer is a Registered Dietitian graduated from the University of Montreal in December 2018 and is a member of the Ordre professionnel des diététistes du Québec (OPDQ). She believes that the quality of our food choices has a direct impact on our health and energy level. Her goal? To help people improve the quality of what they put in their plates, for their better well-being and greater pleasure.
Recent posts from Jennifer
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), also known as Stein-Leventhal syndrome, is the most common hormonal disease in women of childbearing age. It affects 1 in 10 women and is the leading cause of female infertility, in addition to being associated with metabolic and cardiovascular complications.
By definition the ketogenic diet is an extremely low net-carbohydrate diet, between 20g and 50g per day. But low-carb also means low-fiber. Fiber is found in carbohydrate-sourced foods such as cereals, legumes, fruits and vegetables. It is well known that fiber is our best ally in preventing constipation, so it’s no surprise that many suffer from […]
Lack of physical activity, poor food choices, stress and anxiety, are all reasons that can lead to suffering from gastrointestinal disorders during this period of pandemic uncertainty.
The issue of obesity raises a lot of debate and discussion, particularly in the health field. This debate is all the more active now since the new guidelines for its treatment were released on August 4, 2020. Published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, the new guidelines have been updated, replacing their previous publication in […]
Not all of us are equal in the face of the complications that COVID-19 can cause. It is well known that the elderly, but also those with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart or kidney failure and cardiovascular disease are more vulnerable. In addition, a growing number of studies tend to show that people […]
If you suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), you must have already heard of the low-FODMAP* diet. This diet is divided into three phases. First of all there is the elimination phase during which one removes from their diet, for 2 to 6 weeks, the 6 families of carbohydrates (Fructans, Lactose, GOS, Fructose, Mannitol and […]
Summer has finally arrived! Which means more sun, barbecue, hikes, swimming and… subscribers signing up for our Diverticulitis meal plan. What is going on?
Introduced into the market in 1974 by Monsanto, under the brand name Roundup, glyphosate is a herbicide known for its high efficiency. It is the most widely used herbicide in the world. In 20 years, the amount of glyphosate applied in the fields has increased fifteenfold. To eliminate weeds, glyphosate is sprayed on crops throughout […]
In order to answer this question let’s start by understanding what candidiasis is, the infection caused by a Candida type of yeast. On the human skin and mucous membranes (mouth, vagina, digestive system) we can find different types of yeast including that of the genus Candida, which includes more than 100 different species, the best […]
Several studies have suggested that eating nuts improves cardiovascular health and therefore reduces the risk of mortality from cardiovascular diseases. A new international study, including 123 329 participants aged 35 to 70 from 16 countries, was published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition and confirms this correlation.
In 2019 the American Diabetes Association (ADA) released a consensus report on the nutritional treatment of diabetes based on the most recent evidence. Here are the main recommendations from this report: