Tag: IBS Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Expo Spécialités Alimentaires et Sans Gluten

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).

TOP 10: Low-FODMAP Recipes

12 April, 2016 No Comments

The low-FODMAP diet is one of the newest food discoveries to promise relief to long-time sufferers of IBS. However, for many who’ve tried it, it’s much more than a fad; it’s a solution. At first, it can seem very technical and complicated, (FODMAP stands for Fermentable Oligosaccharides Disaccharides Monosaccharides And Polyols) since so many foods […]


4 Worst Things to Say to Someone Suffering from IBS

11 April, 2016 No Comments

Being that I don’t suffer from Irritable bowel syndrome myself, I had to do some research for this article… I went through many websites and Facebook support groups (like ours) for people who suffer from gastrointestinal problems. I also dug into the many emails we constantly receive from persons who follow our low-FODMAP* menus. What […]

Top 5: Tips for Healthy Bowel Movements

28 March, 2016 No Comments

Although the subject isn’t very glamorous, we’ve all wondered our bowel movements at one time or another. Having “good” bowel movements is something very personal, certain people empty their bowels every day, even several times a day, whereas others feel fine doing so just a few times a week. The quality of bowel movements isn’t […]

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Reintroducing FODMAP – Why Do It?

14 March, 2016 No Comments

Have you eliminated FODMAPs from your diet, and feel much better? Have you read that it is important to reintroduce them, but ask yourself “Why reintroduce FODMAPs when my symptoms have diminished?”

The FODMAP Solution: Put an end to IBS symptoms and abdominal pain!

24 February, 2016 No Comments

Most people who can digest anything don’t know how lucky they are. The situation is rather different for millions of others (1 in 7) who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Research shows that a low-FODMAP diet works in 75% of cases to considerably diminish the IBS symptoms.

TOP 10: Foods That Cause Bloating

20 February, 2016 No Comments

Bloating is one of the most common gastrointestinal symptoms, but they affect each person differently. For some, bloating only engenders mild discomfort, whereas for others, abdominal distention can be really painful.


Is low-FODMAP the new gluten-free?

9 February, 2016 No Comments

We’ve all come across people who have banned gluten from their diet, and felt all the better for doing so. You’ve perhaps already done so yourself and you are not the only one!  According to a recent survey in Australia, nearly 10% of the population follows a gluten-free diet, while only 1% of the population […]

Low-FODMAP Valentine’s Day Menu

3 February, 2016 No Comments

It’s almost Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re a couple, single, with or without children, with your family or friends, it’s a time to celebrate love. But for those suffering from gastrointestinal problems, it can be a source of stress due to the presence of “trigger” foods, which can turn a beautiful evening into a real nightmare!

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5 Tips for an Enjoyable Holiday, Even with IBS

2 February, 2016 No Comments

You may think it’s impossible to travel without any issues if you suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), but have no fear, it’s not the case! Read on to discover my best tips for an enjoyable holiday!

Vitamin D and Irritable Bowel Syndrome: a causative link?

18 January, 2016 No Comments

A recent study by the University of Sheffield in England has created waves in the media by associating Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) with vitamin D deficiency. Let me separate fact from fiction here and give you some tips to ensure that you get the maximum vitamin D in your diet.

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