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.[…]

Pregnancy: Third trimester update

Wow, I can’t believe how fast time is flying. Summer is almost over and September is already here.  This is the month I’m going to have a baby! 🙂 My due date is mid-September but I’m ready to welcome my little one anytime this month. Before that though, let me update you on what has been[…]

Do you want to learn how to make your own fermented foods? Try Sarah's Fearless Fermentation Classes!

Fermented foods are a super food for your gut flora! – Aglaée Traditionally prepared sauerkraut, kombucha, kimchi, yogurt and pickles are all examples of REAL foods that can replace your expensive probiotic supplements while adding a lot of taste to your diet. Maybe you’ve been buying some of these foods knowing how good they can be for[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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,[…]

The health benefits of bone broth

Bone broth has been a central part of many cuisines around the globe for centuries and many modern Paleo enthusiasts preach its health benefits. Up to the last century, bone broth was even used to prepare homemade infant formula and blood substitute. There are many good reasons for the universal appraisal of this super food[…]

SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) might actually be at the root of your IBS & digestive issues

IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) is a label that most doctors use when they can’t find celiac disease, Crohn’s disease or other physical abnormalities in your digestive tract…. but it really doesn’t tell you anything that you didn’t already know: you have digestive problems of an unknown cause. That’s why a diagnosis of IBS is definitely not a[…]

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[…]

poop 101: why looking in the toilet after your #2 could tell you everything you need know to improve your digestive & overall health

What happens in your bathroom can give you a lot of insight about how your digestive health is doing. Paying more attention to the frequency, consistency and appearance of your poop could help you get the clues you need to improve your digestive health. After all, health starts in the gut as Hippocrates wisely said[…]

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