Category: Health and Nutrition

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2021: International Year of Fruits and Vegetables

26 January, 2021 No Comments

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.

Eating Well for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

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.

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Is Your Fiber Intake Optimal?

11 January, 2021 No Comments

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!

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It’s Never Too Late to Get Active

“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 […]

Our Most Popular Articles from 2020

22 December, 2020 No Comments

The low-FODMAP diet, the immune system, weight loss and obesity are topics that caught your eye in 2020. Here are the 10 most popular articles from our blog this year!

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Lose Weight While Having Enough Energy to Workout

22 December, 2020 3 Comments

It can be difficult to lose weight while still having enough energy left to exercise. Here are five tips to help you reach your goals!

Don’t Have Time for Physical Activity?

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 […]

Physical Activity, a Natural Prescription for Mental Health

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, […]

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Radio-Canada’s Report on FODMAP

8 December, 2020 No Comments

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.

5 Tips to Help End Constipation While Following a Ketogenic Diet

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 […]

A Real Bargain or a Booby Trap?

23 November, 2020 No Comments

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, […]

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Gastrointestinal Disorders and Stress From Confinement

23 November, 2020 No Comments

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.

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