Tag: FODMAP

How to Avoid Stomach Ache Before and During a Race

9 October, 2017 No Comments

Autumn is marathon season for many runners. After months of training, there will be just one step left before the gun fires: The line-up in front of the many (we hope) porta-loos. Did you know that 30 to 50% of endurance athletes suffer from gastro-intestinal symptoms? Stress combined with maximum effort often make the symptoms […]

The FODMAP Solution… Three is the Magic Number

10 April, 2017 No Comments

It is with much pride that I announce that our book The FODMAP Solution is now available in three languages: French, Italian and English. Those suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can therefore now find us in several countries. Our journey into the world of books began in January 2016 in Quebec, with the launch […]

“FODMAP Diet” Wins the DUX 2017 Contest

30 January, 2017 No Comments

Each year for the last five years, at the end of January, big (and small!) players in the food industry get together to celebrate the new initiatives taken that year. This year, it’s with great pride that we have won the DUX Contest for our initiative the “FODMAP Diet”!

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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 […]

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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.

FODMAPs, Endurance Sports, and Runner’s Diarrhea

1 August, 2016 No Comments

We’re in full jogging and marathon season. There’s therefore no better time to talk about…. Runner’s diarrhea. Not a very glamorous subject, admittedly, but did you know that between 30 to 50% of endurance athletes suffer from gastrointestinal symptoms during or just after sporting events? This percentage is even higher for those who already suffer […]

Sourdough Bread: A Solution for Gluten Sensitivity?

Over the last 10 years, many scientists have delved into the question of whether patients affected by celiac disease can consume sourdough bread. Recently, the author and activist Michael Pollan spoke of it in an episode of Netflix’s “Cooked” series. Following that, many newspapers have addressed the topic. In this article, I review this subject […]

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).

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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 […]