Rooting for Root Vegetables

Easily digestible, food-for-thought from Eat Well Halifax, Nicole Marchand! As the fall and winter approach, we naturally begin to crave foods higher in carbohydrates (sugar). Although this was historically done to help build insulation (extra fat stores) under the skin for protection throughout the winter months, root vegetables are still an excellent addition to our…

FODMAP Elimination Diet

I’ve always had an interest in gastrointestinal (GI) disorders as a dietitian because a healthy digestive system and a healthy gut is key to overall wellness. Furthermore, illnesses and symptoms related to the digestive system can be debilitating in so many different areas in one’s life. In Canada, 10-15% of people are living with Irritable…