Travel tips for IBS and sensitive digestive systems Travelling, whether for work or pleasure, adds a little variety to our life. It can also wreak havoc on your bowels. Travel constipation and other uncomfortable digestion issues are certainly common. Whether your bowels usually run like clockwork or you struggle with a sensitive digestive system, travelling […]
Ideas to Enjoy Fall Fruits If you are stuck for ideas on what to make with apples, oranges and pears then this list of 18 ideas can help: 6 Ways to Eat Apples! There are so many different varieties of apples with some being better for cooking, others best enjoyed fresh and others that can […]
#NutritionMonth Food Fuels Energy, Kids Learning and Preventative Health On the surface, food can look simply as just a source of nutrition. In reality for all Canadian Dietitians food is about nourishment. Food nourishes growth in children, health and physical activity performance. It also nourishes workplace productivity, social fun and family connection. As a Calgary […]
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 […]
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.