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  • Winter soups review

    Bonjour,

    As you know, I LOVE soups. Delicious, satisfying, alkalising, packed with vegetables, minerals and vitamins, winter soups are an essential part of the traditional French diet and play definitely a critical role to make the French  read more

  • Silly season!

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    Parties, celebrations, drinks, lazy long summer lunches… I hope you enjoy the silly season as much as I do… You know me, I’m not at all going to ask you to stop! Never. However, we also need to face the reality: we all know these few days read more

  • Weight-loss secret

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    I have some great news for you, right in time for summer: you can lose weight without even trying… just like the French! And it’s much easier than you think. You might have never heard of it or might not believe it but trust me, it works. read more

  • Food additives to avoid.

    Bonjour,

    Food additives are a major concern for me and I know most of you feel the same. The simplest way to be safe is to only eat real, whole, local and fresh (ideally organic) food that you cook at home. But it’s not always possible… read more

  • 10,000 healthy people did it.

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    What if you could know how 10,000 people (yes, 10,000!) maintained a 15-kg weight loss over a year, with 87% of them for over 10 years? That would be quite something, wouldn’t it? So keep reading as this is exactly what the  read more

  • Health routine tips

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    Sustaining a healthy life style can quickly become difficult. Between our work life, family, kids, friends, it’s easy -and totally understandable, it happens to me too!- to step outside our health routine and choose what’s easy, hassle-free and convenient read more

  • Organic Food: Scam?

    Bonjour,

    “Organic Food: Century’s Greatest Scam” was the recent title of a very popular European magazine. Well, some journalists tend to love these bold statements, convinced they will hook more readers – and therefore attract more advertisers. read more

  • How to avoid the yo yo effect.

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    It’s almost the end of my Tour de France 2015 and after 4 weeks spent in Paris, Bordeaux, Aurillac and on the Ile de Re, I’m happy to see that the French are still slim and fit… Traditional French food wisdom – the backbone of my approach – read more

  • Time-Poor? This is for you.

    Bonjour,

    What can I do?  How can I find the time to eat healthy and exercise while looking after my family and/or my career? Is it even possible? I hear you! I know how overwhelming it can be… and often is. You’re not alone. This is one of my clients’ main concerns.  read more

  • Is salmon bad for you?

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    Is salmon bad for you? Horrified, sad, frustrated, confused… This is how I felt when I found out a few years ago that salmon -one of my favourite foods- was not a healthy choice at all. And I know this article will make many of you… horrified, sad, frustrated as I was. read more