Food as Medicine

  • Alkaline diet

    Bonjour,

    “Alkalise… or die!” as some nutritionist experts say. I know it sounds a bit extreme but most biochemists and medical physiologists have recognised pH (or the acid-alkaline balance) as the first major line of defence for optimal health and vitality. We are not talking about an acidic taste read more

  • Bone broth benefits

    Bonjour,

    Let’s start this Delicious Sexy Soups Series with the key ingredient you need: broth and in particular bone broth. I’m not talking about the already-made, full-of-nasties bone broth you’ll find in your supermarket. read more

  • Home remedies for winter.

    Bonjour,

    Most of us don’t have time to be sick. We all have so many other great things to do that catching a cold or the flu is simply not an option. The first thing we do is to spend a fortune at the pharmacy but we often forget that we all can be in control read more

  • Reverse sugar damage.

    Bonjour,

    Do you feel guilty because you eat too much sugar? Well, given the bad press around sugar for the past few years,it’s totally understandable. However there’s some good news. A new research suggests it’s possible to reverse the damage read more

  • Carbs good or bad?

    Bonjour,

    It seems that when it comes to modern nutrition, “anti” is the new black… I’m sure you’ve have already guessed it but I have a totally different take on the current craze of “anti” diets –­ anti-gluten, carbs, dairy, bread, read more

  • Seaweeds!

    Bonjour,

    “Seaweeds? Seriously? Yak! No way!” This is pretty much what I hear each time I encourage my clients to incorporate seaweeds in their diet. Not to mention their surprise to see me, their French nutrition coach, raving read more

  • White foods, really?

    Bonjour,

    Last weekend in Sydney I had the privilege and honour to be part of Le Diner En Blanc.

    This unique French-inspired super chic dinner happens in a secret location in many cities read more

  • Supplements yes or no?

    Bonjour,

    “Every day I make sure I take the supplements I need: fish oil, vitamin C, selenium, vitamin D, B-complex and iron… oh and some spirulina or chlorella”, one of my new clients told me the other day when I was doing her lifestyle assessment. read more

  • My food nutrients list.

    Bonjour,

    Even if you don’t know it, you might not get enough food nutrients. Nutrient deficiency is hugely prevalent these days, making our society sick and dangerously overweight. Refined grains, sugar, refined vegetable oil, alcohol, read more

  • Muscle building foods.

    Bonjour,

    Week 3 of my 2015 Tour de France: Ile de Ré. Heaven! This French Atlantic island (off la Rochelle, 500km from Paris and 200km from Bordeaux) is very close to my heart: I was not born there but I feel a very special connection with this island since I’m a kid. read more