Category: Health and Nutrition

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How Do I Recognize Ultra-Processed Foods?

In a previous article, I mentioned that ultra-processed products account for almost half of the caloric intake in many countries and that they are harmful to your health. Following this article, a reader asked me how they could recognize ultra-processed foods. They wondered if tofu and sweetened fruit yogurts could be considered ultra-processed foods in […]

What Should You Eat to Help Strengthen Your Immune System?

The immune system is complex, and its proper functioning is influenced by several factors such as stress level, exercise, age, diet, tobacco, sleep… If we want it to be as effective as possible to protect us from pathogenic microorganisms, we must support it with a healthy lifestyle, which includes a balanced diet. Eating well is […]

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Vegan Junk Food: No Thanks!

More and more people are removing animal products (meat, fish, eggs, dairy products) from their diets and turning to a more environmentally friendly, animal-friendly, so-called vegan diet, that will be better for their health while also being less expensive. However, be careful not to fall into the trap of vegan junk food because this will […]

Ketone Supplements, Are They the New Fuel for Athletes?

13 March, 2020 No Comments

Ketone drinks have received a lot of attention in the media lately for their potential benefits on athletic performance. It has been reported that they have been used by professional cyclists, for example during the Tour de France. Have we found the next magic fuel? The answer is here!

Nutrition Month 2020

Nutrition Month 2020

1 March, 2020 No Comments

Healthy eating is about so much more than food, and so are dietitians! During this Nutrition Month dietitians all across Canada will show Canadians their skills, value and expertise through activities that focus on healthy eating habits like eating mindfully and cooking more often.

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Is There a Link Between a Lack of Sleep and Weight Gain?

10 February, 2020 No Comments

Cutting your nights short might increase your waistline? This is what I will try to clarify in this article.

Is Fasting Before Exercise Effective to Reduce the Risk of Diabetes?

10 February, 2020 No Comments

A recently published study suggests that training on an empty stomach improves insulin sensitivity and can therefore help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. But is that really the case? Let’s dive into this subject!

What Type of Diet Should You Choose When You Have Diabetes?

21 January, 2020 No Comments

In 2019, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) released a consensus report on the nutritional treatment of diabetes based on the latest evidence. The conclusion of this report indicates that different dietary approaches can be followed to improve blood sugar levels when you are diabetic. Yet, in all cases, the following 3 suggestions are highly recommended: […]

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Fish, Mercury, Omega-3 and Pregnancy

20 January, 2020 No Comments

Omega-3s are important during pregnancy, and pregnant women are recommended to eat fish in order to help them meet their nutrient needs. However, certain fish have a high content of contaminants, such as mercury, and can interfere with the optimal development of the baby. Here is more information on the subject so you can make […]

The Ketogenic Diet for Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Do you have irritable bowel syndrome, and have you heard that the ketogenic diet could help? I invite you to continue reading this article.

Hypothyroidism and Nutrition: What You Need to Know

13 January, 2020 No Comments

Hypothyroidism is a condition that affects up to 5% of the North American and European population. Postmenopausal women are the most affected by this disease. There are several food myths surrounding thyroid function. Let’s shed light on this subject.

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What Type of Weight-Loss Meal Plan Is Best for Me?

3 January, 2020 No Comments

Well, that’s it: You’ve decided to take charge of your health and you’ve chosen to use SOSCuisine’s services to help you change your eating habits. But you might be wondering: what type of meal plan is best for me and my needs? We’re about to give you some guidance to help you choose.

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