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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!

Is the Keto Diet Right for You?

You may have heard about the keto diet by now, a therapeutic style of eating that involves higher fat and protein intake and low carbohydrate intake.

The Keto Diet, or "ketogenic diet" as it's properly known, has been shown to help improve...

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The Top 5 Ways to Heal Leaky Gut

If you're reading this, you've probably been experiencing an upset stomach or other digestive symptoms, or know somebody who has! This of course can be due to many reasons, one potentially being leaky gut syndrome.

We talk a lot about IBS and SIBO...

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The ONE thing you should do to improve digestion.

I had no idea when I began my journey to heal SIBO and IBS that I would learn SO much about the body. I used to think that healing my gut would be solely rooted in improving my nutrition habits and taking some supplements.

Given, those 2 things...

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My Top 5 Favourite Ways To Detox

The word detoxification has quite the buzz around it, wouldn't you agree? So many supplements, foods, nutritionists, health coaches and spas (just to name a few) claim to support detoxification. With all of this emphasis on detoxing, it must be...

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Mindfulness: The Key to Improve Digestion

How mindful are you of the impact stress has on your digestion? If you haven't noticed, stress wreaks havoc on the digestive tract. It can cause heartburn, gas, bloating, abdominal pain and irregular bowel movements, and it takes more than just...

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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 Scoop On Milk: Is Dairy Good for Us?

There is a simple comfort that milk gives us, wouldn't you agree? In our coffee or tea, oatmeal, chia puddings and with a cookie or dessert. A life without milk is possible, but really, who wants it?

Milk was a staple in my home growing up. I'd...

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Causes of Inflammation & How to Reduce It

What causes inflammation, anyway? This is a question often get from my nutrition clients, and it's a good one. We should be questioning our symptoms as they are cues to understanding our body and what changes we may need to implement in order...

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