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…

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.