Month: April 2015

May 29th is World Digestive Health Day

April 29, 2015 No Comments

From time to time, everyone suffers from some form of digestive discomfort. For some of us, these events are not occurring often, but for others, cramps, bloating, heartburn, constipation, etc. are symptoms with which they must deal almost every day. In Canada, it is estimated that over 20 million people suffer from digestive disorders every […]

The ‘no garlic or onion’ chef

April 28, 2015 No Comments

In Italy, he is among the most recognisable and best-known chefs, on account of his numerous TV appearances and his rather unconventional background (he learned to cook in prison, where he spent eight months by mistake), but Filippo La Mantia is above all someone who loves to swim against the tide, because he has banned […]

The Gluten-Free Museum: Works of Art… Without the Gluten

April 27, 2015 No Comments

At a time when ‘gluten free’ is very much in fashion, an anonymous and hugely funny Internet user has revisited some famous works of art and iconic figures from popular culture by using Photoshop to remove all things gluten.

Gluten Gluten everywhere…

April 27, 2015 No Comments

Gluten is a generic term for a protein fraction present in many cereals. People with gluten intolerance (celiac disease) should follow a strict gluten-free diet.

Airline meals: the best and the worst

April 27, 2015 No Comments

Are you a fan of airline meals? According to a study by the German Fraunhofer Institute, it’s normal for flavours to a take back seat on planes, since flying conditions in high altitudes alter our sense of taste and smell. But this doesn’t stop airline companies from investing in their menus or travellers from sharing […]

A chef who inspires an entire country

April 26, 2015 No Comments

Have you ever heard of Gastón Acurio, the great Peruvian chef who has given a strong boost to the spread of Peruvian cuisine in the global arena in recent years? I just finished watching a fantastic documentary film called “Finding Gaston” which is entirely devoted to him. I came out feeling awed by the richness […]

Vivre sous la ligne: Faites la différence!

April 20, 2015 4 Comments

Pour une troisième année de suite, le Canada participe au défi de s’alimenter pendant 5 jours comme le font 1,2 milliard de personnes qui vivent actuellement dans la pauvreté extrême. Chez nous, au Canada, ceci équivaut à vivre avec 1,75$ par jour et en France avec 1,20€. Cette année le défi se déroulera du 27 […]

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Top 5 best food novels

April 20, 2015 1 Comment

When writers weave magic with their words, we can actually taste a dish or inhale an aroma they describe. So for all you book and food lovers out there, SOSCuisine has compiled its top 5 best food novels.

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Sports nutrition for better hockey performance

April 20, 2015 No Comments

In order to improve your sports performance, you need to not only train, but also know what to eat and drink when, before and after the exercise. And each type of sport has its peculiarities. At last, a book that helps hockey fans and their families make better food choices and perform better. Using clear […]

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Overnight, no-cook oatmeal for people on the go

April 15, 2015 No Comments

A breakfast of oatmeal is a great idea since oats contain fibres that provide you with a longer-lasting sense of fullness and actually keep hunger pangs at bay. Oats also contain vitamins B1, B2 and E and even help reduce “bad” cholesterol levels. Although instant oats are a tempting time-saving option, they almost always contain […]

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Foods That You Should Always Buy Organic

April 13, 2015 No Comments

The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit organization that advocates for policies that protect global and individual health, has published the 2015 version of their Shoppers’ Guide to Pesticides in Produce. Their results are based on chemical tests carried out by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and take into account how people typically wash […]

How to pack a “salad in a jar”, the new go-to lunch

April 8, 2015 No Comments

The mason jar salad is the latest fashion to solve the boring task of packing your lunch. It’s portable, healthy, easy to make and offers room for plenty of variety. Dressing goes on the bottom, veggies and other salad goodies get layered on top. Everything stays separate and dressing-free until you shake the jar, then […]

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