A.Vogel Blog
 

A.Vogel Blog – Natural and Healthy

Inspiration for a healthy life!

4 easy tricks to get rid of hiccups

by Sonia Chartier, on 22 November 2016, Digestion
hiccups

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

We’ve all experienced them. They can be annoying and they can be embarrassing, yet amusing to others around us. We don’t really know much about them, but once they start we want them to stop. Hiccups.

Why do hiccups happen? How can I stop them quickly? This article briefly explores the ways to combat this involuntary sensation.

Continue reading >

Are you suffering from a sugar sensitivity?

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 21 November 2016, Allergies, Digestion
sugar-sensitivity

Differentiating between the possible triggers of a food sensitivity is usually a lengthy and arduous process, sometimes taking years to complete.

Is it eggs? Dairy? Sulphites? Since there are so many common food offenders – many of which contain allergens that are molecularly similar to other foods – determining the food that sends your body into havoc can be challenging and frustrating…

Continue reading >

6 signs and symptoms that mean you may suffer from lactose intolerance

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 24 October 2016, Allergies, Digestion
lactose intolerance

Lactose is a naturally occurring sugar found in dairy products. It is the compound that gives milk its mild sweetness and flavour.

And, perhaps a lesser-known fact, lactose is also the cause of digestive unrest, gas, bloating, and diarrhea for more than 7 million Canadians.

Continue reading >

Is there a link between food and dreams?

by Sonia Chartier, on 18 October 2016, Digestion, Stress and sleep
dreams

co-written by Rick Olazabal, BSc, BN 

This is a very interesting and intriguing question.

We know that certain foods can affect our mood, alertness, quality of sleep (e.g. caffeine or sugar), and that the nutritional value of food directly impacts our health (e.g. macronutrients, vitamins and minerals)…

So why wouldn’t food affect our dreams?

Continue reading >