March 31, 2020

We are going through scary times right now. Many of us are separating from each other and hiding out in our homes, waiting for some good news that the current COVID-19 epidemic has passed.

If you are feeling afraid and powerless, there are strategies you can implement for you and your family in order to stay healthy. The current practices that are being suggested by health officials are to prevent you from contracting the virus. However, there are no guarantees.

To add to this approach, you can be more proactive with your own health and fortify your body and immune system so that should you contract the virus, you can hopefully shorten the duration and minimize the symptoms.

This means you have power now. I am sending you this document to provide you with ideas and strategies. Should you have any questions, I’m here to help.

There is no one thing to do – understand that the immune system needs many things to fight. Take a look and see what you can add to your diet and daily routine to supp...

September 28, 2019

Interesting video presenting the effects of Keto Diet to people suffering from diabetes.

September 28, 2019

Garlic is the herb of choice for treating colds, flus, sore throats, and poor or sluggish digestion. It stimulates the production of white blood cells, boosting the body’s immune function, and its sulfur compounds and essential oils make it a potent internal and external antiseptic, antibacterial, and antimicrobial agent effective for treating many types of infections. It has even been found effective against several forms of antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria.

And what about breast cancer fighting with garlic and onions

September 28, 2019

September 28, 2019

September 28, 2019

Dans plusieurs pays et/ou provinces - états, le métier de nutritionniste holistique est parfois mal compris et mal interprété.

Un/une nutritionniste holistique est un professionnel de la santé diplômé en nutrition et bien-être de la personne. Les standards académiques liés à cette profession sont offerts par de nombreux établissements privés mais aussi publiques dans le monde entier.  

Le professionnel holistique de la santé, certifié en la matière, doit être affilié à son association désignée en accord avec sa pratique et doit avoir une assurance professionnelle. Cette association professionnelle a pour but de protéger aussi bien le client que le professionnel dans sa pratique. Elle revoit les diplômes et les expériences pratiques du professionnel et s’assure qu’il satisfasse à l’obligation de formation continue tout au long de sa pratique professionnelle.

Le ou la diététicien(ne)/nutritionniste est « un spécialiste de la diététique chargé d’établir les repas de manière à fournir à l’org...

February 7, 2019

Why Nutritional Psychology?

Chronic disease and medically unexplained illnesses (MUS) are dramatically increasing. Chronic diseases are the leading cause of death in the world!

The world is plagued by : Chronic illness, Medically Unexplained symptoms, Society of chronically sick people.

Western medicine's "pill for the ill" mentality has not proven effective.

Nutritional psychology is bridging the gap between psychology and the integrative medicine movement. Current Medical Model is based on care for the symptoms but not the person. The patient as a whole is lost.

We are more than a set of symptoms. We are a system of biochemical reactions - a reaction in one part of the body impact reactions throughout the body.

Nutritional Psychology provides another important mechanism for looking at a person as an integrated whole. 

Nutritional Psychology examines the physiological mechanisms, influenced by our nutrient intake, that underlie mood and behavior.

Nutritional Psychology is the science of how n...

December 7, 2018

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is characterized by the presence of senile plaques composed of amyloid deposits consisting of aggregates of Aβ peptides and degeneration neurofibrillary cells caused by an accumulation and a hyperphosphorylation of protein tau.

Post-mortem results on patients’ brains with AD tend to confirm that the transport and route of the retinoids action is particularly altered in these subjects and suggest that decreased acid availability retinoic acid (AR, active metabolite of vitamin A) would promote the formation of amyloid (Goodman 2006, Maden 2007).

Among the essential nutrients brought by our food, vitamin A plays an important part. Indeed, it is involved in many fundamental processes such as embryonic development, vision, cell differentiation, immunity.

Recent scientist research has shown that reduced bioavailability of retinoic acid would, through a modification of the expression of genes coding for proteins involved in synaptic plasticity, contributes to the appeara...

October 26, 2018

Hygie Diet Institute

This meal plan is Diabetic-friendly but suitable for anyone wanting a whole food meal plan. 

Meal Plan

This meal plan focuses on eating smaller meals more often, and includes low Glycemic Index and other specific foods to help control blood sugar.  Recipes, food list and prep details included.

  • This meal plan is designed to keep blood sugar in check and keep you satisfied!  Your holistic nutritionist is here to help you put together your improved nutrition plan.

  • Using whole foods has many health benefits, including stabilizing blood sugar.  Some people find that whole food cooking and eating may take a few extra minutes to shop for and prepare, but tell us that the tasty dips, whole grain muffins and breads they are now enjoying are well worth it! Tip:  make a double batch of your favorite “new food” and store to enjoy another time.

Each daily menu contains at least 2 blood-sugar-stabilizing foods from the following list:

  • Legumes

  • Cinnamon

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