Managing PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) Naturally….. to feel better and maximize your fertility!

In case you didn’t know, I have PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome or polycystic ovary syndrome). I was diagnosed in 2011 (probably had it before but it was masked by the birth control pill) with a total of 60 cysts on both of my ovaries. Fortunately, I had just started my journey to becoming healthier naturally by going[…]

Recipe: Paleo Chocolate Cake in a Mug (grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free & nut-free!)

Baking is fun… but I don’t always have time for it. And, most importantly, I know that I might end up eating the whole batch of cookies, muffins or whatever I’m baking. Does that sound familiar? My solution whenever I want a quick and easy single-serve treat is to make this Paleo chocolate cake in a mug.[…]

19 things you probably didn't know about me

I worked in a food truck peeling potatoes, making homemade French fries, poutine and hot dogs for 5 summers. If you ever want to best poutine in Québec, go to Gentilly, Québec and stop at “LaRoulotte à Patates” right in front of the church. And if you don’t know what a poutine is, there it is:[…]

7+ favorite breakfast ideas (Paleo, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, nutrient-dense, with and without eggs, nut-free)

If you’re like me, you most likely ate “breakfast foods” most of my life for that important first meal of the day. Somehow, the food industry managed to convince us that we need different types of foods for breakfast, such as breakfast cereals, oatmeal, toasts, bagels, pancakes and other carb- and sugar-rich processed foods that come in boxes or[…]

Recipe: REAL Banana Muffins (Paleo, gluten-free, grain-free, sugar-free & nut-free)

Here’s one of my favorite recipe because it requires very few ingredients and is easy to make in a pinch. Whenever possible, make a double batch and freeze extras to have a handy snack or treat when needed. Enjoy!     Bon appétit!  

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[…]

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[…]

Aglaée's favorite books, resources & products

Click here to find my favorite books, cookbooks, products and other resources whether YOU want to learn more about REAL food, health and nutrition or want to give something healthy to your loved ones. Browse by category to find what you’re looking for. Don’t forget to check out the Paleo books, Paleo cookbooks, Paleo books[…]

Free recording of my webinar now available online!

Woohoo! I just had a great time recording my first webinar this morning. I talked about my favorite topic: Digestive Health (and that includes poop of course!). You can watch the recording anytime by clicking here. Just jump to 1:13 because I was still figuring the sound part and talking to myself before that. lol And[…]

Pregnancy update: 22 weeks

It’s already been a little while since my last pregnancy update (week 15 and week 12) so here’s what happened in the last couple of months. April was pretty busy with school (naturopathic medicine) as usual but I still decided to take some time to travel. I attended Paleo f(x) in Austin, TX and drove all the way to[…]

Non-responsive celiac disease – when eating gluten-free is not enough

Many people are drawn to the Paleo diet because they are looking for a solution for their personal health struggles. Removing gluten alone, one of the main proteins found in many grains but especially wheat, barley, oats and rye, can often make a big difference in the way you feel, no matter what kind of[…]

What's in the DHwRF cookbook? "Digestive Health with REAL Food: the cookbook" by the numbers.

Do you want to know a little bit more about what’s hiding inside the DHwRF (Digestive Health with REAL Food) cookbook? The cookbook comprises a total of 117 recipes: 13 breakfast recipes (with and without eggs) 23 snacks, appetizers and sides dishes (may of which  can also be eaten for breakfast) 28 main dishes (including chicken,[…]

Traveling on the Paleo diet

Whether you’re going to your cottage for the weekend or traveling overseas, the types of food you eat while away from home can make the difference between having a memorable time or needing vacations to recover from your vacations… The Paleo diet is a lifestyle and incorporating it into your life wherever you go can help[…]

5 reasons why your digestion is not 100% even on the Paleo diet

IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) is the most common diagnosis given by gastroenterologists to their patients complaining of bloating, abdominal pain and abnormal bowel movements. In fact, IBS is not really a diagnosis. It simply refers to a cluster of digestive symptoms. It doesn’t tell you what the problem is or where it comes from. It[…]

Experience: Volunteering in Guatemala

In February 2014, I had the opportunity to be involved in a medical mission in Panajachel, Guatemala with an American organization called “Naturopathic Medicine for GlobalHealth“. Although I had already been to Guatemala in the past, this was an incredibly enriching experience that I hope will help me become a better naturopathic doctor in the next years. Only[…]

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