Pregnancy: my second trimester

Times flies by! I can’t believe I’m now 7-month pregnant, with only one last trimester to go until my little one arrives. I can’t wait to meet this little bundle of joy but at the same time, I just feel like there so much left to do until then! But *taking a deep breath*, one thing at a time[…]

Eat your butter with your veggies!

Wow, I couldn’t believe my eyes when I first saw the cover of Time magazine saying “Eat Butter”. I couldn’t be happier (unlike many other dietitians I know…)! 😀 In dietetic school, I learned all about how saturated fat and cholesterol (mainly present in animal products) were clogging our arteries and killing us by causing[…]

Gestational Diabetes Screening – is it really necessary to drink that horrible sugar-rich and chemical-laden drink between your 24th and 28th week of pregnancy?

If you have been around pregnant women or have been / are pregnant yourself, you may have heard of the infamous test done between the 24th and 28th week of pregnancy to screen for gestational diabetes. You probably heard of type 1 and type 2 diabetes, but there’s also another form of diabetes that can develop in the[…]

A visit at the farm during pregnancy to prevent allergies and autoimmune conditions for your baby

This weekend, I had an amazing time going to the farm Thyme Again Gardens, about 1.5-2 hours from Toronto, to breathe some fresh air, spend time in nature and share good friend and laughter with my nutritionist friends Sarah Ramsden, Summer Innanen and Katherine Mossop (check out their work, they all do amazing stuff). This was[…]

Ebook: Eating out and traveling on the Paleo diet by Aglaée Jacob, MS, RD

If you’ve discovered the Paleo diet (or any other diet based on ancestral nutrition principles, such as the Primal diet, WAPF diet, GAPS diet, SCD diet…) and love how good this way of eating makes you feel, you probably want tokeep eating and feeling this way wherever you go. The Paleo principles constitute one of the best templates to stabilize[…]

Paleo low-FODMAP diet food list

Learn more about FODMAPs here:  FODMAPs: could they be causing your bloating, diarrhea, constipation and other IBS-like digestive issues Why eating a low-FODMAP diet is NOT good for your gut (in the long-term) Click Here to Get Your FREE FODMAP Food List Please note that I recently updated the low-FODMAP food list in 2016. You can find[…]

Diet Comparison Guide

Paleo? Primal? Low-carb? Weston A. Price? Atkins? Ancestral nutrition? What is the right diet for you? It can be confusing to understand the differences between these alternative options to the standard low-fat, high-carb American diet. Many of these diets are gaining in popularity and although they share many similarities, they are also quite different. Some[…]

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