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October 25, 2018
Article adapted from Gordon Food Service's website, Le Groupe Maurice's partner. Omega-3 fatty acids are an essential type of fat that has been found to have many different health benefits. The human body only makes small amounts of Omega-3 fatty acids – therefore, we glean them from the plants and animals in our diet.  The... Read More
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September 20, 2018
Articles by Anne-Marie Gagné PDt, Dietitian/Nutritionist for Gordon Food Service, main food supplier of Le Groupe Maurice.   In Quebec, 830,000 people live with diabetes and nearly 250,000 do not know it. Worrying statistics show that these numbers are increasing. Type 2 diabetes, where the cells in the pancreas don’t produce enough insulin or the insulin... Read More
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July 17, 2018
Article adapted from Gordon Food Service's website, Le Groupe Maurice's partner. What is a power food? This term refers to very nutritious foods that will contribute to your well-being. Whether it's to protect you from chronic diseases, improve your heart health or give you more energy, these 10 superfoods should be on any healthy diet.... Read More
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July 5, 2018
By Michèle Sirois, contributor to the Fondation Institut de gériatrie de Montréal’s (IUGM) AvantÂge program.   On June 14 of this year, the AvantÂge program presented its final conference of the season at the Amphithéâtre Le Groupe Maurice venue. Catherine Brodeur, internal and geriatric medicine specialist at the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal, gave an... Read More
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June 21, 2018
Articles adapted from Gordon Food Service's website, main food supplier of Le Groupe Maurice. Produce continues to nudge protein out of the spotlight. Vegetables—and fruits—are ingredients worth celebrating. The research firm Technomic Inc. reports that in 2016 the incidence of plant-based menu items, menus and restaurant concepts was on the rise in Canada. This is... Read More
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June 21, 2018
By Michèle Sirois, participating contributor to the AvantÂge programme of the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal.   On April 12, neurologist Michel Panisset* and physiotherapist Paola Campana** gave a talk about the different options that are available to prevent and slow down Parkinson’s disease. The public lecture was presented free of charge at the... Read More
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June 20, 2018
By Michèle Sirois, participating contributor to the AvantÂge programme of the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal   Aging has an impact on us all. Some people age at a faster rate than others. Other people age at a normal rate. And some lucky people—super-agers—age at a much slower rate than others. Kinesiologist Mylène Aubertin-Leheudre*... Read More
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