Category: Health and Nutrition
The United Nations is marking 2021 as the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables, spotlighting their vital role in human nutrition and food security, as well as urging efforts to improve sustainable production and reduce waste.
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), also known as Stein-Leventhal syndrome, is the most common hormonal disease in women of childbearing age. It affects 1 in 10 women and is the leading cause of female infertility, in addition to being associated with metabolic and cardiovascular complications.
A high intake in fiber from a variety of sources can help prevent a lot of health issues. However, did you know that the majority of people consume only half of the recommended fiber intake? Read this article to find out how you can optimize your fiber intake!
“At my age, it’s too late to get in shape!” “Oh! But I’m way too old to start this activity!” “This sport is for young people!” How many times have I heard phrases similar to these in my career so far. Being too old is a popular excuse among adults, which is much more a […]
Numerous studies that have examined the motivations and obstacles to participating in regular physical activity point to a lack of time as the main reason people report for their difficulty in adopting a more active lifestyle. Although the perceptions of these individuals are quite real, a more in-depth analysis shows that inactive people are more […]
It is no longer a secret to anyone; the pandemic can have a negative impact on mental health. Human beings are not designed to be constantly alert, to live in unpredictability, or to be isolated from their peers. If you are reading this and are lacking in energy, motivation, or are having a difficult time, […]
Researchers on Radio-Canada’s L’Épicerie show* noted the growing presence in the food industry of food products labelled with a “low-FODMAP” label. Knowing SOSCuisine’s expertise on the issue, they approached us to help explain what this means in their November 11th broadcast report.
By definition the ketogenic diet is an extremely low net-carbohydrate diet, between 20g and 50g per day. But low-carb also means low-fiber. Fiber is found in carbohydrate-sourced foods such as cereals, legumes, fruits and vegetables. It is well known that fiber is our best ally in preventing constipation, so it’s no surprise that many suffer from […]
To discover good prices, flyers are very useful but … you still have to be vigilant. Radio Canada’s L’Épicerie show has just aired a report on the subject of grocery store discounts in order to help consumers recognize the real bargains amongst the myriad of promotional offers. And for the 8th time in 13 years, […]
Lack of physical activity, poor food choices, stress and anxiety, are all reasons that can lead to suffering from gastrointestinal disorders during this period of pandemic uncertainty.