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Detecting FODMAPs in processed foods

Detecting FODMAPs in Processed Foods

Jennifer Morzier August 20, 2021 ,

When following a low-FODMAP* diet, some foods need to be avoided or should only be consumed in certain quantities. Thanks to our lists of foods to avoid and foods you can eat, or the Monash application, it is easy to identify which individual foods should be avoided, such as honey, wheat pasta, or white beans. Where things get complicated is when it comes to the FODMAP content of processed food such as granola bars, bread, breakfast cereals… In this case, it is necessary to know how to interpret the list of ingredients, but it can be complicated.



Natto, Japanese Superfood

Cinzia Cuneo August 13, 2021 ,

Nattō is a traditional Japanese fermented food based on soybeans that are fermented after seeding the bacterium Bacillus subtilis natto. When the grains are stretched, they become linked together by amazing caramel-colored threads, like that of processed cheese. This slimy appearance as well as its strong fermented-ammonia smell make it unappetising for uninitiated foreigners. In fact, nattō  is one of the worldly “delights” on display at the Disgusting Food museum in Malmö, Sweden. It’s somewhat astonishing that its taste is not too strong, with a flavor that is reminiscent of hazelnut.


TOP 10 Creative Bell Pepper Recipes

Emilie Zaoré August 9, 2021 , ,

Bell peppers are available year-round, but they’re at their best in late summer, when they’re more likely to come from a local farm! Delicious and versatile, they beautifully color our dishes, whether they are eaten raw or cooked, grilled or roasted. To make the most of them, here are ten succulent recipes with brightly colored bell peppers.


Nightshades Dangerous for Your Health?

Are Nightshades Dangerous for Your Health?

Jennifer Morzier August 8, 2021 , ,

In nutrition, it is not uncommon to hear everything and its opposite. So how do you find your way around when one day you hear that you have to eliminate a certain food from your diet, and then the next day it’s the one that you absolutely have to have on your plate? You may have heard that nightshades, also known as “solanaceae”, are dangerous to your health because they contain toxic compounds and it would be better to avoid them. Therefore, should nightshades be eliminated from your diet? And if so, why?


PPI Proton Pump Inhibitors

PPI Intake and Gut Health: What are the Impacts?

Jennifer Morzier August 4, 2021 ,

What are PPIs?

Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) – esomeprazole, lansoprazole, omeprazole, pantoprazole and rabeprazole – are among the most widely used drugs in the world. They allow for the management of gastric acidity for gastric ulcers, duodenal ulcers, or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).


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