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BLOG - GUT HEALTH

November 15, 2019

Gluten-free on the East Coast of Australia

I was SO impressed with the numerous, fresh, delicious and safe gluten-free options at a variety of places we tried on our recent trip to Australia. Although it is essential for you to always double (and triple!) check for your...

April 29, 2019

In honour of May being Celiac Awareness month, I wanted to provide some travel tips for those with celiac disease and finding GF on the go.

As a celiac, it can be so hard to travel because stressing about what you are going to eat is such an unfortunate reality. One of...

November 2, 2018

When I was first diagnosed with celiac disease, my doctor actually said, “The results of the blood test suggest you have celiac disease. This means that you should follow a strict gluten-free diet for the rest of your life. Good luck with that. Gluten is in everything...

November 2, 2018

Digestive health issues affect one in six Canadians – are you one of them? I’d like to share some science-based strategies to help you feel better when managing a chronic digestive condition.

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the most common digestive issue we see in Ca...

November 2, 2018

We all want to FEEL better, right!? So how do you practice self-compassion when struggling with digestive health? 

Just last year my good friend and colleague, Dr. Mary Jung and I published a paper on the effects of self-compassion on coping with celiac disease. We foun...

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