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Five easy ways to reuse your leftover Easter chocolate

March 31st 2015

Easter is a great occasion to please your sweet tooth with chocolate bunnies and eggs.

But when the party is over, what to do with all the leftovers?

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Here are 5 insightful ways to use them up:
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Easter Brunch 2015

March 30th 2015

If you wish to have a nice lie-in on Easter Sunday and still host friends and family for the traditional brunch, we have a proposal for you.

Try our special menu, with easy recipes that can be made ahead. You’ll find the recipes and grocery list by clicking on this link.
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The Low FODMAP diet?

March 25th 2015

reflüThe Low FODMAP diet is an emerging, scientifically proven and very promising diet for those suffering with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).  

Common symptoms of IBS include: abdominal pain, bloating, cramping, and changes in bowel habits. The frustration is that there is usually no clear food-symptom link.

The Low FODMAP diet originated in Australia, and research shows that 3 out of people find tremendous success on this lifelong diet.
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Is sitting too much a health hazard?

March 23rd 2015

Do you spend most of your waking hours sitting?  The sobering answer is that the vast majority of us spend more time sitting than we do sleeping! 

It is safe to say that sitting long hours is the new norm.  Many of us have sedentary jobs; we sit commuting, we sit to eat and we sit to relax. 

However, emerging research may help us re-think our sitting routine by revealing that even if we exercise regularly, sitting for long periods raises the risk for heart disease, diabetes, cancer and premature death (Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 2014).  Sitting may be more hazardous to our health than we thought!
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European breakfasts

March 16th 2015

2797Dietitians never tire of telling us that breakfast is a very important meal, and that it should provide an average of 20 to 25% of the daily total energy intake and be balanced.

In fact, after 10 to 12 hours of fasting, our body needs to rebuild its reserves of glucose, the brain’s basic fuel which improves mental performances, memory and concentration before midday.
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Come and celebrate SOSCuisine’s 10th anniversary at the Expo Manger Santé

March 16th 2015

2015 is a milestone for SOSCuisine, because we are turning 10 this year!

Our mission has remained the same since the outset: To help people combine the pleasures of eating well with the benefits of a healthy diet, in an effective and affordable manner.
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Rushed Mornings = Missed Breakfast? #NutritionMonth

March 16th 2015

Does the morning mayhem cause you to jet out the door without first fueling yourself?  The reality is that almost 40% of Canadians skip breakfast according to the latest Tracking Nutrition Trends report. 

As a dietitian, this is a major concern since skipped breakfasts lead to weight gain, decrease in appetite control and decrease in key nutrients like calcium, fibre and potassium.  Today you will become aware of why breakfast REALLY IS the most important meal and my top 3 strategies to overcome the time-crunched morning rush and actually fit your breakfast in!
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