By Calgary Nutritionist and IBS Dietitian Kate Chury This Kale and Blueberry Quinoa Bowl is a delicious (and nutrient-packed) way to include these berries at lunch and dinner. Beyond the blueberries, it also has other great ingredients that will keep you ultra satisfied. Packed with fresh kale, crisp red peppers, cool cucumbers, crunchy walnuts, creamy goat […]
Why I love working with digestive health clients By Registered Dietitian Kate Chury, on our nutrition counseling team (Online Dietitian, Digestive Health Nutritionist and IBS Dietitian Calgary) As a Registered Dietitian, I talk a lot about food. I also talk a lot about what happens to the food when it leaves our body. When I […]
Both prebiotics and probiotics are essential for a healthy gut environment or microbiome. The simplest explanation is that probiotics are the microbes (we are usually talking about bacteria here) that colonize the large intestine, while prebiotics are the food, or fuel, which feeds those microbes.
You may have heard that fibre is good for us and that we generally need more of it, but do you really know what it is? Fibre is a carbohydrate but with an interesting twist. Unlike other carbohydrates such as sugars or starches, fibre does not get digested and absorbed in the traditional sense. Fibres […]
Our Favourite Things: Food Huggers One of my favourite things is related to two of my least favourite things – food waste and a cluttered fridge and counterspace. In an ideal world, my kitchen would be free from clutter (I can dream, can’t I?) and we would eat every scrap of food we purchase but […]