Articles on: Healthy Food

Lipids for dummies!

What is lipids? Lipids are one of the three macro nutrients (= nutrient that provides energy ) essential for the proper functioning of our body, alongside carbohydrates and proteins . In everyday language, we often tend to speak of “fat” and it is not for nothing since “lipid” comes from the Greek “Lipos” which means “fat”. Lipids are therefore fats – essential for our body (e.g our brain is made

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The Proteins for dummies!

What is a proteins? A proteins is one of the three macro nutrients (= nutrient that provides energy ) essential to the proper functioning of our body, alongside carbohydrates and lipids .In common parlance, we often tend to speak of “proteins” through misnomer. In reality, there is a difference between the two terms. Unlike proteins, proteins are, so to speak, a “family” of proteins, amino acids and peptides – while proteins are

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7 tips to add more fiber to your diet

Adding fiber to your diet does not mean you have to give up your favorite foods or change your lifestyle . Just follow these easy tips : Eat fresh fruits To increase your fiber intake, eat more fruits (fresh) . The concept of “fresh” fruits because they contain the greatest amount of fiber.Do not forget to eat the fruit peel  (example: for apples or pears): they also

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“5 Fruits and vegetables a day”: an economic issue or a real need?

The story of the creation of the slogan The slogan “Eat 5 servings of fruits and vegetables a day” was launched in 2001 by the French government and considered through the  National Health Nutrition Program . This program aimed to improve the health of the French by encouraging them to review and improve their diet . Because many bad eating habits are to deplore the French. Starting

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Barbecue: How to enjoy while eating healthy?

Choose less fatty meats “A healthy barbecue goes through healthy ingredients . ” As far as meat is concerned, the secret to making a healthier barbecue is to replace the fatty meat usually used in barbecues with leaner meats. So avoid chipolatas, spicy beef sauce or other industrial sausages stuffed with fats and choose for example chicken or turkey meat, or fish or seafood.Also limit red meats : these can be

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