Articles on: Healthy Food

Fibers for Dummies

What are the fibers? The fibers are a form of carbohydrates which is essential to the proper functioning of the intestinal transit and has the distinction of not being absorbed by our intestine . We do not “eat” them properly: our body uses them and then rejects them by the fecal route. The different types of dietary fiber Fibers can be classified into two categories:  soluble

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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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