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that of your future child. Unfortunately, rates of gestational diabetes, a diagnosis that can lead to complications for both mother and child, have increased in recent years.

Although we cannot control all the factors related to gestational diabetes, it is not completely out of our reach. There are some things we can do to at least reduce the likelihood of such a diagnosis.

Here are some tips to reduce the risk of developing gestational diabetes:


Do you have an office job that requires you to be seated throughout the day? Do you find it difficult to know what and when to eat at the workplace? Constantly being seated at work has been shown to cause an increase in weight and the development of chronic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes and heart problems. Fortunately, with a little planning, making healthy choices in the workplace is definitely achievable. Here are 6 tips we can incorporate to make our workdays healthier!


You are not familiar with the concept of “dieting”? Aren’t you fortunate!

Here are some characteristics to detect a "diet":

• List of permitted and prohibited foods
• Normal to wacky rules
• Promotion of a certain brand of products
• Food plan that cannot be derogated At first glance, diets may seem to make sense and may appear to help you lose weight easily.

Whether you have dieting experience or you are new to this world, be aware that dieting is not the answer to your weight problem. Here's why!


Did you know that we have more than 100,000 billion small organisms living inside us and that what you eat influences their fate? It is more than 10 times the world population! Bet you will never feel alone again.

New discoveries about the workers of our health

Moreover, you must monitor your diet to properly treat these small workers in your digestive system since they have much more impact on your health than you think.


More and more people are concerned about climate change and the protection of the environment. If you are one of those people, here are some tips that will help you reduce your ecological footprint:

1) Eat less meat and animal products

In addition to having a positive impact on your health, the reduction in meat consumption allows a reduction in the emission of greenhouse gases. In fact, livestock farming is responsible for 10% of these emissions in Canada(1).


We all have our own little things that make our lives easier. So here are my nutrient tips to help you eat better and waste less!

1- Replace the oil with applesauce

It is possible to reduce the amount of fat you use to bake muffins and cakes without affecting their taste or texture. Simply replace half the fat with the same amount of unsweetened applesauce or banana purée. The role of fat is normally to keep the crumb soft and moist. The use of fruit purée preserves this tenderness and moisture while cutting the fat in half!


Inevitably, women go through menopause, a transition characterized by a decrease in the production of ovarian hormones (estrogen and progesterone). Through diet, it is possible to manage the most common symptoms including hot flashes, fatigue and weight gain.


The outdoor racing season is approaching quickly. Several determinants contribute to the success of the race objectives that we can set for ourselves; the assiduity of our training, the quality of our sleep and our FEEDING which gives us the necessary energy during our training as well as during the D-day.

There are several elements to watch out when it comes to fuelling sports performance, including some basic rules for optimal Pre-Training or Pre-Competition FEEDING.

To arrive energized, avoid intestinal discomforts or a drop in energy, you have to do as follow:


“Lose 10 pounds by only eating 10 onions a day!”

Unfortunately, this phrase and other iterations of it has been plaguing magazines, social media, and television screens for quite some time now. While a quick solution to lose weight seems appealing, restrictive diets come with side effect; that being, risks to both physical and mental health.


Some foods are more nutritious than others and some are more calorie dense, but we shouldn’t be attributing a “good” or “bad” moral value to it.

Healthy, balanced eating means that all food is good food and has a place in our life. Unfortunately, many people do struggle with effortlessly enjoying more nutritious options. Fear not!

The following tips are for you.


The new diet trend this year is: NO DIET. If you hadn’t heard this already, now you know. Diets have been around for over 100 years and it seems that today, almost everyone has been on at least one diet at some point in their lives. Why is it then, that after many years in existence, and millions of trials, errors and testimonials, no “perfect diet” has been found? Well, it just may be that, and excuse me if this sounds crazy, no perfect diet exists. If it did, everyone would do it and get the results they wanted.


The Keenoa app is a smart food journal allowing you to easily and instantly share a detailed journal of what you eat with your ÉquipeNutrition dietitian. This completely free app will make your life easier and give you a rewarding experience with your dietitian.

Here are 5 reasons why choosing a Keenoa dietitian is THE best option for you:

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