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Have you ever wondered why you eat when you grab your sandwich at lunch or when you nibble on the little bag of nuts that's lying around your desk? Are you really hungry at night, in front of the TV? Why do you eat? Something so simple can become so complicated.

The answer may not always be very clear.

Our relationship with food is often characterized by being on autopilot, that is, we gobble up food without questioning our real needs.

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Most women experience menopause between around 42 and 56 and it's a completely natural part of life.

But just because it's natural doesn't mean it's easy! As hormonal levels change in your body and estrogen is reduced, you can experience a whole lot of negative side-effects, from mood-swings to hot flushes. Luckily, there are ways to make it easier.

1. Rejecting the diet mentality is ...

To stop believing that we have to change our bodies in order to be happier.


Tired of spending your life controlling what you eat and feeling like you're continually fighting against your body and the scale?

Intuitive Eating might just be for you.

Unsuccessful attempts

Through all the weight loss methods that we hear about, we are always sent the same message: you must control yourself, and you must restrict yourself in order to lose weight. Although we often see rapid weight loss in the early stages, these methods rarely work in the long term.

Top 5 Least Fattening Alcohol Drinks according to dietitians from Équipenutrition

Do you work hard at taking care of yourself? If so, you're not alone.

After all, maintaining a healthy lifestyle is one of the most important factors for increasing life-expectancy. It's also important for reducing major medical issues as you age.

A healthy lifestyle should include regular exercise and a proper diet. But how can you fit alcoholic drinks into your healthy lifestyle?

Cooking in the winter with healthy fruits and vegetables

Eating fruits and vegetables doesn't have to be a difficult task that you feel you need to do in order to be healthier. It should be a simple and tasty experience!

So, to savor the best that Mother Nature has to offer us during the winter, I offer you my top 10 comforting and tasty recipes featuring the fruits and vegetables available in Quebec during winter.



For the past three weeks, you have been controlling your diet to the letter ... until that Friday night at the restaurant! While you intended to pick a salad, you order THE pizza that was calling you instead. Since you’re already "cheating”, you let yourself be tempted by the dessert menu. You eat it all with a lot of guilt and little pleasure, telling yourself that you will start over tomorrow.

Has a similar situation ever happened to you?

How woman during menopause can avoid weight gain with nutrition. Equipenutrition

Did you know that women gain an average of 2-5 pounds during perimenopause and 50% of women report gaining more than 10 pounds?

Of course, everybody is different, so don't be worried if you gain more or less than the average. It's also normal for your weight to fluctuate a little bit, so if your scales keep showing you slightly different numbers don't chuck them out straight away!

Consultation with a dietitian remotely from home via teleconsultation

Teleconsultation with specialists is more and more widespread nowadays. Consultations with a nutritionist are no exception to this trend. Do you feel reluctant about proceeding this way? Here are some advantages:

The quality of the service remains intact

Just like a face-to-face meeting, the nutritionist offers you personalized and confidential advice while sharing with you the documentation corresponding to your needs, if necessary. Plus, with Team Nutrition, all of our tools are fully computerized, providing high-end online support and using the latest technology.


Have you decided to focus on self-improvement? If so, you're certainly not alone.

After all, more and more people are realizing the importance of focusing on good physical and mental health. When it comes to improving your body, Pilates is the ideal way to develop strong, lean muscles without needing a ton of expensive exercise equipment.


It's the end of a long day, and all you want to do is pull something quick and easy out of the fridge for dinner. And that leftover pizza is looking pretty good right now! The only problem is, quick, easy meals usually aren't the healthiest.

But it's a new year, and you made resolutions that you want to stick to. Why does it have to be so hard?

Contact you nutritionist - dietitian, it is the first step towards achieving your goals !

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