Tag: IBS Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Dietary Solutions for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

9 December, 2019 No Comments

If you have chronic digestive symptoms (constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating, stomach pain, etc.), the first thing to do is consult with a doctor to investigate the cause and eliminate the possibility of a serious health problem (celiac disease, inflammatory bowel diseases, cancer, parasites, etc.). Keep into consideration that sometimes starting a new medication or supplement […]

How to Follow a Low FODMAP and Vegan Diet at the Same Time

21 October, 2019 No Comments

Although a vegan diet has many benefits, it can sometimes cause digestive symptoms related to Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). This is because many plant-based foods are high in FODMAPs. Following a low FODMAP* diet and a vegan diet together can seem difficult and discouraging, since you may feel that you have to eliminate all the […]

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Peppermint Oil and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

13 August, 2019 1 Comment

Peppermint oil has been gaining in popularity recently with people with IBS. But is it really an effective and safe solution? Let’s dig into that question!

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Lactose Intolerance: Is It Necessary to Choose Lactose-Free Yogurt?

22 October, 2018 No Comments

Most people who have lactose intolerance can tolerate a small amount of lactose per day. The lactose content can vary greatly from one yogurt to another, so how to know which yogurt to choose? Here are some explanations to shed light on this question!

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Gastrocolic Reflex, or Why You Run to the Bathroom after Eating

The digestive system is a pretty long organ, the small intestine is around 6 meters long, while the large intestine (or colon) measures around 1.5 meters. For this reason, digesting food can take anything between 12 and 48 hours from the moment you swallow it to the moment it ends up in the loo. It’s […]

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Top 5 Most Confusing FODMAP Foods

11 April, 2018 11 Comments

The low FODMAP* diet can give a real helping hand to many trying to have better control over their symptoms related to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)… but it can also be a little complicated and hard to follow! You can eat this food, but not this one, on the other hand, if you don’t eat […]

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DUX Contest: Vote for Us

16 December, 2016 No Comments

For two years, our entire team has been hard at work to bring you information on the low-FODMAP diet: we’ve published a recipe book, created customizable menus, invented low-FODMAP recipes, hosted a Facebook Support group, etc. As you can see, at SOSCuisine, helping the 5 million Canadians affected by irritable bowel syndrome is important to […]

IBS Holiday Survival Guide

13 December, 2016 No Comments

The festive period, with its parties and family reunions is fast approaching. In principle, this time of year should be synonymous with joy and getting together. But, if you suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), the Christmas period can easily become unpleasant. As traditional Christmas dishes often contain onions and garlic, as well as being […]

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Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) and Diet

7 November, 2016 No Comments

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is characterized by an excessive proliferation of bacteria in the small intestine. Normally, the majority of bacteria are found in the large intestine, or colon. However, certain conditions or illnesses can cause bacteria in the colon to migrate up the digestive system, towards the small intestine. This can cause several […]

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FODMAP Content in Soy: High or Low?

26 September, 2016 No Comments

Understanding foods’ FODMAP* content isn’t always obvious. One of the foods that many people are confused about is soy. This confusion is partly due to the fact many different products are derived from it (tofu in all its forms, milk, tempeh, edamame, etc.). Indeed, some of them are high in FODMAPS, while others are low […]

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SOSCuisine at Specialty Food & Gluten Free Expo 2016

14 September, 2016 No Comments

Does a fun, tasty, and informative event for people with food allergies or special dietary considerations pique your curiosity? Don’t miss the first edition of the Specialty Food & Gluten Free Expo on September 23rd and 24th at Place Bonaventure in Montreal.

New Evidence in Favour of a Low-FODMAP Diet

New scientific evidence has been recently published (May 24th, 2016) concerning the Low-FODMAP* Diet effectiveness for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).