Anemia is a condition where the body does not produce enough red blood cells. It is commonly associated with low iron levels in the blood, but other nutrients can be linked with this condition: folic acid and vitamin B12. Here is a description of iron deficiency anemia.
Iron is an important mineral for health. Indeed, the body needs iron to produce hemoglobin. The latter is essential for the transport of oxygen in the blood. If you suffer from an iron deficiency, you may suffer from fatigue...
Quick, what are your three favourite foods? Chances are you named something from Italy, whether it was a pasta dish like spaghetti or lasagna, or something a little more Western, like pepperoni pizza. We’ve put together a list of the best rated Italian recipes on SOSCuisine to help you learn to cook your favourites and maybe even find some new ones! Here are our top 10 Best Italian Recipes.
#10 – Lasagna Bolognese
Lasagna is classic and always a hit. With so ma...
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.
An advance in the research on Irritable Bowel Syndrome
It is well known that, as compared to the general population, a larger proportion of people with Irritable Bowel Syndrome has a vitamin D deficiency (Khayyat, 2015...
The recipes you choose for a successful cocktail party have to be fun and easy to eat without making a mess. And don’t forget desserts. Small, sweet bites are always appreciated for this sort of meal!
#10 – Avocado with Shrimp
Avocado and shrimp in a mayonnaise based dressing. A light recipe, perfect for starting you off on your way cocktail party success.
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#9 – Leek and Tomato Crostini with Brie
Often referred to as “asparagus of the po...
Back from her first trip to Italy, my friend Susan was puzzled that she could not find there any of her favourite “Italian” dishes, such as “Pepperoni Pizza” or “Spaghetti with Meatballs” and asked me for an explanation.
My take is that when the first waves of Italian immigrants arrived in North-America from Southern Italy in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, they couldn’t find the right produce, good-quality olive oil, pasta, or arborio rice, that...