Tag: Drinks and Beverages

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Milk and Vegetable Beverages – How to Make Your Choice?

This article was submitted by our partner, the Fondation québécoise de la maladie cœliaque (FQMC). It was written by a dietitian to help those on a gluten-free diet. However, the information is relevant to everyone! Milk as a nutritional beverage is no longer the only available choice in grocery stores. Whatever the reason why a […]

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What to Eat and Drink When Practicing Winter Sports

23 January, 2018 No Comments

Practicing a winter sport is a great way to stay active and appreciate winter. A proper diet can help you cope with the cold, improve your energy levels, and enable you to recover from your workouts. Here are a few strategies to optimize your diet and help you make the most of winter!

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Let’s Debunk Energy Drinks

9 January, 2018 No Comments

Energy drinks are made up mostly of caffeine and sugar. They also contain other ingredients such as vitamins, minerals, guarana, taurine, ginseng and ginkgo biloba. They’re supposed to improve your alertness, concentration, memory, energy and sports performance, as well as combat fatigue, but these effects are not backed up by scientific evidence. Since their ingredients […]

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5 Fake Health Foods to Avoid at All Cost

31 December, 2017 No Comments

Source of fiber and omega 3, without trans-fats, no added sugar, made with whole grains, etc., many products presented as being good for health, can be the complete opposite. Let’s learn to recognize 5 fake health foods!

7 Ideas for the Famous Hostess Gift

24 November, 2017 No Comments

A hostess gift is a way of saying thank you to the person who’s invited you. It’s preferable to offer consumable gifts: a bouquet of flowers, regional products, a bottle of olive oil or something you’ve cooked yourself.

5 Diet Tips to Avoid Acid Reflux

15 November, 2017 No Comments

According to statistics, up to 25% of people suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The symptoms can be varied, but in most cases, this means heartburn.

Caffeine and Sports Performance

5 October, 2017 No Comments

What if I told you there was a sport enhancing drug that’s legal, cheap, and easy to get, and chances are, you’re already taking it. Yes, it exists and it’s called caffeine.

3 tips to keep you hydrated during the Montreal half-marathon

22 September, 2017 No Comments

It’s going to be hot at the Montreal half marathon this week-end. Be aware runners of the risk of dehydration and heat exhaustion! To be able to run at your best this Sunday, us, Sports Dietitians, advise you to do those 3 things.

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TOP 10: Our Best Wine Recipes

22 September, 2017 No Comments

Cooking with wine may be intimidating for some. Yet, it’s often the secret ingredient of a successful sauce. Don’t fall into the trap of using a low-end wine to cook. Choose one that you can also enjoy while preparing your recipe! 😉 We have selected for you our 10 best recipes with wine.

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How much water should you drink per day?

14 September, 2017 No Comments

If you, like most people, have asked yourself, your parents, your friends or a health professional how many glasses of water you need to drink per day, you are in the right place. We hear so many different numbers for the amount of water and liquids we need to drink. Sometimes it’s 6-8 glasses/day, sometimes coffee […]

Can Coffee and Alcohol prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?

It’s now well known that to prevent Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative illnesses, a healthy lifestyle is essential; regular exercise, a healthy weight, not smoking, eating a Mediterranean diet, etc. But what about specific foods? Is there evidence to suggest that consuming coffee or alcohol, for example, could help prevention? I’ll answer the question in […]

7 Perfect Beer and Food Pairings

Summer is always a fantastic time to try a brand new, refreshing beer. We’ve already talked about thebest foods to make on the terrace, but what about beer and food pairings? Beer is the go-to drink for many people and everybody has their preferences. So, we’ve chosen some of the most popular styles of beer […]