Do you know how to read a nutrition facts label?

Do you know how to read a nutrition facts label?

At their best, nutrition facts labels are helpful. They provide information about the macronutrient content of a food (i.e., the types of nutrients required in large amounts in the diet) including fat, protein, and carbohydrates. However, knowledge is not always...
What is Malabsorption?

What is Malabsorption?

What is malabsorption? The main role of your small intestine is to absorb nutrients from the food you eat into your bloodstream. Malabsorption syndrome refers to a number of disorders in which the small intestine can’t absorb enough of certain nutrients and fluids....
The Scoop on Your Poop

The Scoop on Your Poop

We all do it. For some, it’s a necessary inconvenience. For others, it’s a pleasant and satisfying part of the digestive process. It has fascinated toddlers since time immemorial, and there’s a reason for that. Going number two might not be the prettiest topic for a...
Is Bloating Normal?

Is Bloating Normal?

What is bloating and is it normal? There’s been a rise in media outlets sharing magazine articles about “beating the bloat” or sharing content to make you think you should never feel bloated — so is that true? As a Functional Nutritionist, I hear this question all the...