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Healing our body image is HARD work! It may seem impossible at times. Or you may be thinking: only when I reach my goal weight then I will have a good body image. The truth is, body image has nothing to do with our body. Body image issues has to do with you perception of […]

The First Step to Body Confidence

April 15, 2020

The gut microbiome has been a hot topic in the last 10 years and many studies on the subject are being published every single day. Researchers explore the relation between the gut microbiome and chronic diseases, the immune system, the digestive system, among other topics. The gut microbiome is made of more than 1014 microorganisms, […]

The Gut-Brain Connection: Can Nutrition Really Impact Mental Health?

April 8, 2020

** If you or someone you know, is struggling with an ED please reach out for help. This article is meant to provide information and is not a substitute for any professional help** This is a question I get so often as a registered dietitian working with individuals who struggle with eating disorders (ED) and […]

Eating Disorders VS. Disordered Eating

February 28, 2020

**If you or someone you know, is struggling with an ED please reach out for help. This article is meant to provide information and is not a substitute for any professional help** Almost all people struggling with an eating disorder (ED) also experience digestive issues problems which may impact the development of an ED and […]

Eating Disorders and Gut Health – Which comes first?

February 11, 2020

January is over and for a lot of people so are their fad diets. And this may be the BEST thing for your body!! Indeed, the diet industry has been on high speed in the last month and may try to convince you that you need to work on your willpower or try harder. However, […]

What Happens to Your Body When You Diet? Explained By A Registered Dietitian

February 4, 2020

In this article, we will discuss something we all experience at one point or another…STRESS! Nowadays, we tend to be overworked, overstimulated and overwhelmed. In 2018, a Statistic Canada survey demonstrated that 21% of population over the age of 12 perceived their life stress as being extremely high. Whatever your stress is related to, it […]

Stress & Nutrition: How to fuel your body to reduce stress

October 1, 2019

In the last 15 years, there has been a huge increase in scientific research related to the gut microbiome. Even for the general public, an Internet search using words like “gut microbiome” or “gut microbiota” generates between 1 and 2.2 million results. Of course, the food industry took advantage of it. Probiotics supplements (see previous […]

Gut Microbiome 101

September 17, 2019

Have you ever tried dieting and restricting all “bad” foods in order to lose weight but were unsuccessful? Or ended up gaining it all the weight back (with interest)? Yup, most of us have been in that boat. And trust me, it is a sinking ship. As a registered dietitian, there are some questions that […]

7 Reasons Why You Should NEVER Diet Again

January 29, 2019

Probiotics are a hot topic right now! They have a good reputation for improving gut health and reducing symptoms of gastrointestinal disorders. Many companies are now adding probiotics in different foods and coming out with more probiotic supplements. But is it a marketing technique? Or is it an added value we should be looking for? […]

All You Need to Know About Probiotics!

September 25, 2018