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This is the era of information overload and sometimes it's hard to know what to trust. At The IBS Academy, you can gain access to a reliable source of information for those with digestive complaints. Receive dietary guidelines, recipes, updates on research and inspiration on how to stay motivated, healthy and balanced.

All part of our mission to educate, empower and inspire health!

Coconut Milk For IBS

Nut, seed, and coconut milk is a saviour for many people who can't tolerate dairy based milks. I remember first hearing of soy milk in grade 9 or 10 when a friend of mine's mom bought it for their fam as the girls were getting gastro symptoms from...

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Effective Strategies to Reverse Poor Digestion

Poor digestion can be the underlying cause to developing a number of common symptoms: burping after meals, heartburn, bloating, undigested food in the stool and changes in stool frequency, often seen with IBS.

When we are talking about poor...

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The Perfect Allergy-Friendly Pie Recipe

Pumpkin pie was always the dessert I looked forward to the most – It would even beat out birthday cake! So it’s safe to say that when I decided to go gluten and dairy free to begin healing my gut, I was UBER BUMMED that I wasn’t...

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How Stress Leads to IBS

There is no doubt that the gut is sensitive to emotion. Many are familiar with “butterflies” in your stomach or loose stool with anxiety. Well, research reveals just how the gut-brain connection influences our emotional response.

It...

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Your Illness Does Not Define You

As I sit here writing this, I'm reflecting on the past 7-8 years of struggling with chronic illness.

The ups and downs have been colourful to say the least. I've committed to working through mommy issues, daddy issues, sister issues, shame, guilt,...

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The Known Cause to IBS

With the rise of IBS to almost 20% of those in North America, the need to understand the cause becomes increasingly important for prevention and appropriate treatment.

The Known Cause to IBS

Recently, traveller’s diarrhea and gastroenteritis...

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Before I Knew I Had SIBO

I remember doing a fitness photo shoot when I was 25 or 26 years old. I was trying my hardest to make it BIG in the fitness competition world, and this photoshoot was supposed to be my declaration to the world that I meant business and was going...

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Cool as a Cucumber JalapeƱo Paleta

It's barely 9am here in Toronto, and it's already HOT! Summer is here, and although we had a slow start this year (it felt like there was a thunderstorm everyday for weeks!) I welcome the lush
greenery everywhere.

I love looking at my weekly meal...

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How I Overcame Sugar Addiction & Blood Sugar Imbalance

Ever since I can remember, I've had a sweet tooth. The romantic part of me has liked to think it's some innocent, kismet attraction that was cute and made me quirky, however, the holistic nutritionist in me has come to terms with reality and...

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Top 5 Clues SIBO Is The Cause of Your IBS

If you have IBS and suffer constantly from bloating and gas, despite making necessary dietary and lifestyle changes, then there may be more going on then you think.

In a number of studies, SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) has been...

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