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Added sugars… How much can we consume per day?

Question: It is recommended that our intake of added sugars be less than 10% of our daily caloric intake? Answer: Yes, this is advisable. Indeed, the World Health Organization recommends that our supply of “free sugars” be reduced to less than 10% of the daily total energy intake, in the cases of both adults and children. This is due to ...

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Is it true that lupine grains are free from gluten?

Yes, this is true. Besides being a food that’s gluten-free, lupine grains are considered an excellent type of pulses which is a rich source of proteins and fibres as well as a good source of vitamins and minerals. Lupine grains also contain slowly absorbed complex carbohydrates in addition to unsaturated fats that are beneficial to the heart and vessels. On ...

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Is it true that our body does not burn any calorie while sleeping?

No, this is not true. In fact, whatever the time of day might be, at night or during the day, our body keeps spending calories (but in varying quantities – the lowest being while sleeping) so that to maintain the smooth functioning of our vital organs (heart beating, breathing, etc.), to preserve a constant temperature, to facilitate the digestion cycle, ...

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