Some time after her retirement, Danièle was diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. She really did not expect this diagnosis for such violent and frequent abdominal pain which, moreover, had a major impact on her quality of life. Our FODMAP* meal plans and our nutritional coaching service helped her enormously to better understand and identify what […]
The different kinds of pasta have diversified considerably in recent years, as many are in the search for a substitute for traditional durum wheat. Let’s look at the various types of wheat-free pasta!
Here is the testimony of one of our members, Joceline, who, after suffering a lot without really knowing what was wrong with her, had a very positive experience with the FODMAP* diet and our VIP Dietitian service.
The low FODMAP diet* has been shown to be effective in reducing the severity of gastrointestinal symptoms and improving quality of life of IBS sufferers and in about 70% of cases. However, in some cases, this diet may be contraindicated, which is why the gentle FODMAP approach has been developed.
The low FODMAP diet for IBS was created by researchers at Monash University in Australia in the 2000s. Since that time many scientific studies have been published on this subject. I will examine the current findings in this article.
Tofu is a food widely used in Asian, vegetarian, and vegan cuisines. Available in several varieties, tofu is an excellent substitute for meat consumption, a healthy, economical and ecological choice, but it is still necessary to know how to choose, use, and preserve it.
The autonomic nervous system, which regulates all involuntary bodily processes, is divided into two systems with opposite actions: the parasympathetic nervous system and the sympathetic nervous system. These control the effects of stress and relaxation on the body. The sympathetic nervous system can sometimes release too many hormones and cause a high state of tension, […]
At 54 years old, Josée thought that her digestive pain and disorders were related to hormonal changes due to premenopause. It was only after discovering the FODMAP* diet and benefiting from some dietetic consultations that everything improved for her!
FODMAPs are fermentable carbohydrates that may be partly responsible for symptoms in people with IBS. These sugars can be poorly digested and thus accumulate in the small intestine. For more information about the low FODMAP diet, please read this article. There are five FODMAP families: fructans, fructose, lactose, polyols, and GOS. Fructans can be classified […]
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is defined by the Rome IV criteria, according to which a person may have IBS if they have experienced recurrent abdominal pain at least once a week on average for the past three months, and that pain is associated with at least two of the following conditions: defecation a change in […]
Endometriosis is a complex chronic and inflammatory disease that affects 1 in 10 women. It is characterized by the growth of endometrial-like tissues (the lining of the inside of the uterine cavity) outside the uterus. Despite its prevalence, this disease is still not well known, and its diagnosis can take 7-10 years.