Salade dressings

Adopting healthier eating habits does not necessary involve high expenses. Yes, fresh products from organic farming are more expensive than their non-organic counterparts. But have you thought of substituting some common processed foods with raw ingredients? Indeed, good quality raw food is necessarily cheaper than products that required several refining operations, as these involve more transport,…

All you need to know about sugar and sweeteners

In recent years, the society experienced a demonisation of sugar, with a bloom on the market of more or less natural alternatives, supposed to be better for health. Agave syrup, stevia, rapadura, xylitol, fructose, honey… Food industry is vaunting the merits of all these products, and people can see them everywhere: in organic stores, supermarkets, in healthy…

Candidiasis, part 2: the Candida diet

As the Candida feeds mainly on sugar, it is necessary to follow a strict diet for beating the overgrowth. It is a long process and it can be difficult for people with very different eating habits from the Candida diet. However, follow the diet is essential to the healing process,as antifungal drugs have only a localized and transient…

Candidiasis, part 1: definition,symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

What are the Candida and the candidiasis? A candidiasis is a yeast-like fungus. In humans, the Candida albicans species is the most commonly encountered. It is naturally present in the intestine and vagina, and is normally harmless: in a healthy body, its multiplication is controlled by the bacterial balance. But when this balance is disrupt, Candida proliferates and becomes…

How not to succumb to foods high in sugar and fat ?

You know what foods are good or bad for your body, and you are determined to stay away from the bad ones. Unfortunately, you have the impression that the foods you wish to eliminate from your diet are everywhere once you resolve to stay away from them… If you recognize yourself in this description, follow my tips…

All you need to know about oils

Vegetable oils are present in any kitchen. They are used daily for seasoning or cooking. What are the nutritional benefits of different oils? How to combine them in a balanced way? You will find in this article a description of the properties for each type of oil, as well as tips for everyday use.