For the past ten years, Walk for Alzheimer’s, which this year takes place on 28 May, has been the most important fundraiser in Canada for Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. Over 150 communities take part, from one ocean to the other. The funds raised are used to improve the quality of life of people living with Alzheimer’s and their families, to provide training, and increase awareness of the disease. Last year in Quebec, nearly 1 million dollars were raised.
Inflammatory bowel disease is no joke. While we know that diet and lifestyle can have an effect on symptoms, we still don’t really know the underlying causes. Even so, if you or somebody you know suffers from IBD, you know that certain foods can trigger symptoms. Luckily, SOSCuisine’s team of registered dietitians works hard to make sure that our meal plans are suitable for any diet or medical situation. So, here are 10 amazing recipes for people with IBD that won’t trigger symptoms.
“She won’t be able to eat anything during our trip! Why has she chosen this destination?” That’s the kind of reaction provoked by my trip to Thailand with my friend Vanessa, who happens to be seriously allergic to peanuts.
Complicated? Dangerous? Daring? Travelling when you have food allergies provides a challenge at every meal. However, with adequate preparation and some globe-trotting hacks, you can enjoy beautiful experiences, both cultural and culinary.
Food and health organisations have made life easier for people who live with food allergies. Here in Canada, the most common food allergies must be labelled on products in a way that’s fast and easy for consumers to understand. However, in a world where every bit of a product is used, labels aren’t always enough. In this series, we’ll look at the most common allergies and some of the less obvious ways you might be exposed.