What are the topics that interested you the most on our blog in 2021? Digestive health has certainly been at the heart of your concerns, and with good reason! As the year draws to a close, here is our list of the 10 most popular blog posts of 2021.
Guiding people who follow a low-FODMAP* diet for irritable bowel syndrome is one of our areas of expertise! With all of the food exclusions involved in this process, the challenge is daunting. It is even necessary to think about dissecting the list of ingredients down to the spices and flavoring! Knowing that garlic and onion are very common seasonings, it is essential to equip yourself with the knowledge to make proper choices. This article provides you with the specific recommendations that you’ll need.
Did you know that in a medium length of time, almost half of Canadians aged 65 and older will develop a neurodegenerative disorder? What is also known is that diet plays a key role in the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease. In this article, our dietitian Kathryn Adel presents an overview of the studies on ketone bodies: these substances, which are produced by the body when it does not have enough carbohydrates to nourish the brain, could help slow down its aging. Could the “keto” diet delay the eventual death of certain neurons? The issue is complex.
For many people, wheat flour is the first choice when it comes to baking breads, cakes and muffins. So what can you do when you have to cut wheat from your daily diet? Finding a new type of flour is not easy! The challenge is even greater for people who follow a low-FODMAP diet, since several types of grains can cause symptoms as well. In effect, avoid wheat flour, but also amaranth, spelt, coconut and rye flours and even more. Here are some ideas to help you bake with peace of mind.
*FODMAPs are fermentable carbohydrates that are partly responsible for causing symptoms in people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). For more info, read this article.
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