I hate the BRAT diet

I don’t use the word hate lightly. But I really do HATE the BRAT diet! In case you never heard about it, the BRAT diet stands for: B – banana R – rice A – applesauce T – toast This diet is supposed to be easy to digest and therefore ideal for people having just[…]

Is your gut flora unhappy?

If you’ve been following my blog or have read my book, you know that digestion is one of my favorite topic. I was happy to be interviewed by nutritionnist Sarah Ramsden to talk about the most common signs that you have an unhappy gut flora. Did you know that you have 10 times more bacteria than[…]

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[…]

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[…]

What's wrong with grains? Here are 10 reasons to avoid them!

Grains are everywhere! Not only are they at the bottom of the USDA Food Pyramid and Canada’s Food Guide (and most of the food guides in other countries) (1), they are also on almost every shelves of the grocery store. What does the term grains include exactly?  Cereal grains: wheat, kamut, barley, oats, rice, corn, triticale, millet,[…]

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