Are Probiotics the SECRET INGREDIENT to Good Health?

Probiotics have been advertised a lot these past few years, mainly by the food industry. Although there is quite a bit of information about them on the internet, many remain unsure about what probiotics are, and why the food industry adds them to our food. Here’s all you need to know about pro-(and pre)-biotics.  …

5 HEALTHY Home-Made Salad Dressing Recipes

One thing people tend to do when trying to eat a “healthy” or “healthier” diet is to eat their salad without a dressing or a fat or oil-free dressing. I wouldn’t recommend this, because certain vitamins (A, D, E and K to be more specific) are liposoluble. This means they are afraid of water and link…

TOP 15 Sources of Protein for PLANT-BASED Diets

The general misconception about vegetarian, vegan, or plant-based diets is that the individuals who adopt such a lifestyle are lacking in protein. I’m here to tell you that it is indeed a misconception, and completely untrue. Many healthy individuals, even athletes who require an immense amount of protein, thrive on plant-based diets just as much as…

Team #ZeroWaste

Don’t take for granted the opportunities you have. Millions spend the day without food. Be thankful for what you have, waste nothing and donate when you can.

TOP 10 Tips to AVOID Awful Food Poisoning

There are 3 main things that can make you sick when it comes to food: micro-organisms (bacteria, fungi, toxins, mold, virus), chemicals and bigger particles (dust, pieces of metal or plastic, shards of glass, etc.) The biggest problem out of the three is definitely the biological aspect: the micro-organisms. They cause infections, intoxications/poisoning and sometimes…

Phytochemicals: Up and Coming SUPER-NUTRIENTS?

I quickly mentioned phytochemicals in my post about pesticides. If you haven’t read it, click here, it’s a good one. What are phytochemicals?  Phytochemicals are organic substances made exclusively by plants (fruits, vegetables, cereal foods, nuts & grains…). Their existence has been known for a few years now, but their functions or their benefits to…

You’re Probably Not Eating Chia Seeds Correctly…

In 2016, the chia seed was quickly described as a superfood due to its nutritional content. In 1 tablespoon of chia seeds, you get 3,7 grams of fibre (a healthy adult needs about 21-38 grams per day of fibre) Does it contain more calcium than a glass of milk? Well, chia seeds contain 68 milligrams…

HIGH-PROTEIN Vegetarian Quinoa Burger Recipe

HAPPY NATIONAL (HAM)BURGER DAY!! I came up with this recipe because I had some left over burrito bowl one day. So, it’s very quick and easy when you do have leftovers, otherwise you’ll have to cook your quinoa from scratch, which will add about 10-15 minutes to the total cooking time. No biggie if you’re…

The ULTIMATE Guide To Resisting Your Sugar Cravings

According to science, sugar consumption activates the pleasure centre of the brain, and can therefore become a highly and dangerously addictive substance. If you’re a sweet-toothed-student like I am, you know the struggle of stress eating during exam season, or the craving you get right after a meal for something sweet. Here are some of…